Sorry about the long hiatus I took from my blog, I have surprisingly been very busy with my crochet work lately. There are a lot of things that will be coming up in the future, such as: a couple pairs of booties, a matching monkey hat and blanky, another baby blanket, and a pattern for my cupcake potholders. With so many things going on, I just haven't had a whole lot of time to take pictures of things and update my blog.
Besides all of that, I have been working on a knitted bunny replica. The way the bunny was originally made was so different than the things I normally do, so it was a little difficult to figure it out at first, but I think it turned out quite well. The legs especially where very different from how I normally do legs on an ami. Rather than making them separate and sewing them on, I crocheted the head and body as one peice and then made a chain in the middle of the hole at the bottom. From there I worked on both sides of the chain to create the legs. If you are familiar with making amis, you will see what I am talking about. Below is a side by side comparison of mine and the original. Mine is on the left and the original is on the right. Obviously, there are some differences, but one was knitted and one was crocheted, so I would like to think I got as close as I could. Either way, it was something fun and challenging that I thought I would share, enjoy!
After quite a few weeks of work, or rather, me putting things off and finding other random things to do with myself, I finally completed the Saw Billy I was making for a friend. Most of you guys will remember him as the little puppet that would ride into the room in the Saw movies and deliver Jigsaw's cryptic messages. It was a lot of fun to make, and a lot of little pieces to make and sew, but overall it was a good learning experience. In this top picture, you will see he is riding my daughter's tricycle...I just thought that was appropriate, while also be mildly entertaining. The pictures below are just to give a closer look and an alternate angle. As with most of the other things, I did not use a pattern, but there may be a few things I used a pattern for coming in the future, and I can't wait to share them with you.