Saturday, September 5, 2009

Ballerina Doll

I'm really excited about this doll because I made up the pattern myself. My niece, Emma, just turned 1 years old, and I was thinking about how she likes to dance and thought it would be fun to make her a ballerina doll. Grandma always said that little girls needed a dolly. So I started crocheting a doll and just hoped it would turn out, and it worked! I really like this doll and Emma likes it too, she gives it kisses, it's really cute.

I put leg warmers and ballet slippers on her to make her a little cuter. I was really happy with the result.
The tutu was an afterthought and it is completely removeable, which is fun.
Because I was making up the pattern I had no idea how big she was going to be. Turns out she is about 24" tall, she's almost as big as Emma. My sister Katie said that it wasn't a dolly so much as a companion, because of how big it is. :)

I'm glad Emma enjoys it, I had a lot of fun making it.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Another Frog

This is the same as the other frog except that I used a different yarn. I love this frog because of the multi green, it makes him look like some kind of color-changing frog. I think it's fun.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

More Mary Jane Shoes

I really liked the Mary Jane shoes that I made for my niece, Emma, so I made some more. The pink and purple are colors I found to match the adorable buttons that I got. I love the little flower buttons, I think they really make the shoes.

Monday, July 27, 2009


I've been making hairbows out of flowers and ribbon. It's been fun to try different combinations of ribbon and jewels with the flowers. There are so many different sizes and colors, it's a lot of fun.

All of the bows have ribbon-covered clips on the back so that they are really soft and easy to put into little girls' hair.


This is from the same pattern book as the kitty. It is super soft, I love this yarn. He turned out bigger than I thought he would, which is awesome because now he's really huggable and fun.

Thursday, June 25, 2009


I think stuffed animals are so much fun to make. They actually are kind of hard to make (especially if you use fuzzy yarn like this), but the result is so much fun that I just can't resist making them. I found a Japanese pattern book with this kitty and lots of other animals in it. I'm hoping to make a frog next. We'll see.

Mary Jane Shoes

These are Mary Jane shoes that I made for my niece Emma (those are her cute little legs in the pictures). My sister Ashlee told me about little Mary Janes and Loafers that she had seen that were crocheted. After seeing how cute these can be I found a pattern I like. These shoes have a double strap that is connected by little buttons. Hopefully I can make some loafers soon to show. I love these shoes!

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Cuddle Blanket

These blankets are sooooo soft. They are so comfortable and are perfect for cuddling. These babies look so cute in them. My sister Cori uses them for photography props which looks so cute. I made a brown and blue one for my son but I'm too selfish and I use it all the time, but I try to share :).

Newsboy Hat

I made these hats because I saw how cute they were on little kids. They really do work for all ages. I love Brielle's curls coming out from under the hat. They make great photography props or just a really cute hat.

This one may be a bit big for little Emma :)

Thursday, April 23, 2009


This is a different version of my horse. My niece Brielle loves unicorns and I wanted to make her something for Christmas, so this is what came of it. As you can tell this one has been loved a lot. It used to have a tail too. I'm glad she's enjoyed it so far.


I got a lot of compliments on these guys when I sold them recently at a boutique. Each one has a saddle and a bridle. They are so much fun. I originally just made one for Colin when he was really little. The contrasting colors were great for him and he loved playing with the tail and mane. It works great for all ages. So far I've made them in 7 different styles. I've tried to stay true to actual horse coloring but maybe it would be fun to change things up a bit.

Flower Clips

The flower clips are so fun. They are soft and I've been able to make them in so many different colors. I see little girl, hair clips everywhere and they are so expensive and they are made out of some flimsy plastic material. These are made out of crochet thread and ribbon. They work in lots of curly hair (as Brielle shows) or in very little and very soft hair (as little Emma shows).