Crochet · Other People's Patterns

Mint Chocolate Narwhal

A few weeks ago, I was looking for a relatively quick, cute amigurumi to make. What I found was a pattern for an Ice Cream Narwhal by Olive of StringyDingDing. It wound up taking a bit longer than would have been ideal, but I think it was worth it. If you look at the pictures… Continue reading Mint Chocolate Narwhal

Crochet · Other People's Patterns

Birds of Paradise Shawl

This shawl is so beautiful and colorful, I love it. After blogging about my progress on this last week, I was able to take my excitement for this project and use it to push through the last few rows of the shawl. And I'm glad I did, because I just love looking at it. I… Continue reading Birds of Paradise Shawl

Crochet · Work in Progress

WIP: Birds of Paradise Shawl Part 2

It's been a while since I've talked about this one. This has been in the "I'll get back to this eventually" pile for a while, but for the past few weeks, it's been my personal project of choice. At this point, I'm only a few rows away from finishing this, and I am really excited… Continue reading WIP: Birds of Paradise Shawl Part 2


Color Choice, Design, and all that Jazz

Now that all the pride octopi have been re-listed, I wanted to take some time to talk about some of what goes into the design process for these little guys and why some of them took so much longer than others to complete. Full disclosure, I won't be talking about the shape of the octopi… Continue reading Color Choice, Design, and all that Jazz