How's your Summer going? I've been spending most of my time working in my tiny garden and perfecting my custard based Ice Cream recipe. I'm still working on publishing some new original patterns but it's slow going, so I picked up a few July commissions to keep me busy while I'm plugging away.
The first commission I took on was a Fourth of July themed baby hat and bootie set.
I've had a busy couple of weeks crafting and decorating for Fall. I've got a bevy of fun stuff to show you, lets get started!
I recently finished Alex's Fall Sweater. It turned out super cute! I'm gonna grab some pictures of him wearing it this weekend so you can see how cute he looks.
Here are some previews;
Just a quick post for y'all today!
I thought I'd share a couple of the cute hats I've been making lately. This is a fun, simple pattern that's well written and easy to use. You should make one, you never know when a Viking Helmet could come in handy!
This one is the newborn size.
I've been crocheting baby stuff like crazy lately! Everyone seems to be expecting all at the same time. I thought I'd go ahead and share with you one of the cute projects I just finished for one of these lucky babes.
I'll be including pics of the finished products plus some info on how you can make yourself a set of baby birds! (If you're not familiar with Amigurumi (a Japanese knitting and crocheting style) you can read more about it here and here.)
Are you guys as excited about Fall as I am!? I know, technically it's still August but i'm over that. I'm ready for spiced cider and pretty leaves and flannel everything!
In the spirit of September and all things orange and festive, I've been making cute, little Pumpkins! And you can too!
Today I want to share with you guys a simple, wonderful rug pattern. I created this pattern by adapting Leigh Radfords "Bath Mat" from her book Oneskein. I wanted the same plushy texture but I needed it much bigger!
Every kitty needs a place to snuggle and hide all their toys!
Prince was particularly upset when this bed got shipped out. He had grown quite fond of it. His purple crocheted bed was actually supposed to go to my sister but by the time I found a box big enough to ship it in he had done considerable damage to it already. Bad little muffin.
This is the first pattern I've written, so let me know if you give it a try and if there are any issues! It displays my fine skills with MS Paint so if nothing else, check it out for the illustrations. Tag me on Instagram @ashweather_fa if you make one! I'd love to see your kitty enjoying his or her new nest!
I've had quite a few people ask me how to make this kitty bed smaller. I don't have a pattern version for a smaller bed. You could always stop crocheting the bed base portion at around Row 20 or whenever it looks big enough to you, and then make the tube section shorter to match up with the adjusted base size.
I hope that helps! Good Luck!
Downloadable pattern available HERE ↓
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