Inspired by the color and shape of daffodils; My latest Calico Critter design is this Daffodil dress. This is an intermediate-advanced pattern that uses front-post double crochet & a special shell stitch. The pattern PDF includes instructions for both adult figures (pictured) & child figures. I hope you like it! Pattern PDF cost is $2.75… Continue reading Calico Critter Daffodil Dress
My latest crochet pattern is this cute little baby skirt for the Calico Critter baby figure. With only 3 rounds, this pattern works up really quickly, I made one up in less than half an hour. You will need: cotton crochet thread #10 10/1.30mm crochet hook cord elastic scissors needle, to weave in ends Sizes:… Continue reading Calico Critter Baby Skirt
I am excited to announce that I have decided to start selling pattern PDFs. Starting at the beginning of each month I will be releasing a new pattern PDF. This month's release is a diaper pattern for the crawling Calico Critter baby figure. Pattern details: Hook size: 10/1.30mm Yarn weight: thread (crochet cotton #10) Sizes:… Continue reading First Paid Crochet Pattern!
©Yarnbending Last year one of my New Year's resolutions was to see if I could make a large, sturdy, durable and reusable shopping bag out of... shopping bags. After several Google and Ravelry searches, I failed to find a pattern that I liked, so I designed my own. I am so excited to share the… Continue reading Large, Durable, Reusable Plarn Tote
Four years ago I made a water-bottle holder up as I went along, and it turned out looking terrible. I was still getting the hang of crocheting, even though I had been crocheting for 4 years already. Water-bottle holder 4 years ago, crocheted at age 9. The problem with this holder was that it was… Continue reading Water-bottle Holder Pattern
One of my favorite amigurumi crochet books is My Crochet Doll by Isabelle Kessedjian. I discovered it while browsing at Barnes & Noble and immediately fell in love with all the cute designs for the dolls and there clothes. The only thing you have to remember is that the book is written in British terminology, not U.S.… Continue reading My Crochet Doll Book Review & Leotard Pattern
One of my favorite things to crochet are baby booties. And while I was browsing on Ravelry I found this adorable pattern for Rain boots by Repeat Crafter Me. After making them I decided something was missing and decided to make a rain hat to go with it. After a search for "rain hat" on Ravelry turned up nothing,… Continue reading Rain or Bowler Hat For Babies