Something New…

Lately, I've been a bit bored with my usual pursuits, and I ended up trying a couple of new creative outlets. Gel printing was one, and the other - weaving. I experimented with a cardboard sheet, some reclaimed yarn from a UFO, and a tapestry needle. I cut notches into the cardboard to use as … Continue reading Something New…

A ‘Fishy’ Sleeping Bag

I used up leftover yarn from a project or two, and made a sleeping bag for one of our favorite jewelry models - Penguin. 😀 This project was a UFO till recently - I think I'd started it more than a year ago. I'm pretty happy that I finally picked it up again and finished … Continue reading A ‘Fishy’ Sleeping Bag

Tote bag motif

I crocheted this circular motif for a joint project -- a tote bag that my sister and I decided to make. Though I say it's a joint project, the sewing of the piece, which is the more tedious work, is handled by my sister. (She sews really well.) I was watching a movie while I … Continue reading Tote bag motif

Granny Hexagon Placemat

Harmony. That's what I felt when I started working on a placemat using my stashes of tan and black light weight yarn. And that's what I feel after I'm all done with the piece. The colors just complement each other so beautifully. I'd like to acknowledge Kara at Petals and Picots for her photo-filled tutorials … Continue reading Granny Hexagon Placemat

Decorative piece from scrap yarn

Time to talk about decorative pieces! And scrap yarn! And how scrap yarn is wonderful for making colorful decorative pieces! The inevitability of working on a yarn project is that after the project ends, there's yarn left over. The problem is always that this yarn is too less to use for the usual projects, but … Continue reading Decorative piece from scrap yarn

A crocheted keychain ornament

I didn't work much on my cardigan project this past week since I was busy trying to figure out stuff for my new photo-blog, so I thought I'd write about a micro-project that I finished instead -- a crocheted keychain ornament. I finally got my house key copy from my dad, so I thought of … Continue reading A crocheted keychain ornament