Dutch-ish Bunting, canning tags, and cards!

I've gotten the paper collection!

I’ve gotten the paper collection!

I haven’t posted any cricut adventures for a while.  It was put away in favour of more crochet I guess.  But when I decided to check out what Free Cuts of Week there was I took it out again and got busy!  The cartridge available was called Doodlecharms, and it had a fantastic canning jar that I had to use!

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Ta Da!

I’ve got a few Ta Da’s to share today! :)  That’s always a great feeling. Finishing something.

Sparkle & Doom DesignsI actually finished these arm warmers a while back, but forgot to photograph and blog them for you.  This is the first thing I’ve made with crocodile stitch, and it’s fairly easy to learn.  It makes a very pretty look.  They’re super cute and comfortable. :) And that yarn is so yummy.  I love the colourway!

Stats: Crocodile Wristwarmers by Bonita


Hook: 3.5mm

Yarn: sock yarn

Sparkle & Doom DesignsAlso as a big Ta Da! I finished the custom order and it looks so great!!

Sparkle & Doom Designs

First of all – whew!! HAppy to be done.  The set is so cute {if I may say so myself}.  Hat and tail are my own design.  The booties, diaper cover, and thumbless mitts I give credit to other designers and are bought or free patterns.

Sparkle & Doom DesignsThese hats! So cute together.  I hope I get to see the family photos taken. :D

Sparkle & Doom DesignsThe tail was tricky, but I got it to look right and wrote down the pattern so I can make it again. :)

I think it looks cute in blue.  If I get time however, I want to make up a set in orange.

Diaper Cover by Baca Creations

Sparkle & Doom DesignsThe booties are cute and simple.  I like how the ties match all the pieces, except the hat I guess.  I did braided ties as that’s what the customer wanted.

Pattern by Baca Creations.

Sparkle & Doom DesignsThe thumbless mitts are simple as well.  I hope they look good.

Pattern by Laurie Sand

Sparkle & Doom DesignsThose ears!!

I have a few more non-crochet Ta Da’s to share later this week. :D

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WIP round up

Wednesday – a day I use to remind myself to get my projects done!!!

Celtic Afghan - March's afghan

Celtic Afghan – March’s afghan

Yup, I figured I’d be still working on this.  I’ve bought another giant ball of yarn in a different shade of blue and another giant ball of green,  I’ll be buying more of the lavender and raiding my giant tote of white/cream yarn to finish this blanket.  It’s going to be king size, 10 X 10 or 12.  It’s already showing how stunning it’s going to be.  My husband loves it and is very encouraging and excited to see the finished blanket. :)

Family Fox Set: custom order

Family Fox Set: custom order

This custom order is coming together.  I couldn’t find a perfectly matching blue when I ran out and the order expanded to include the diaper cover and mitts.  The light blue I did find matches close enough I don’t think it’ll matter.  I just have to finish the mitts, two fox faces, sew on mama & papa ears, braid and weave in my ends and stick a fork in it.

Yellow Butterfly Blanket - custom order

Yellow Butterfly Blanket – custom order

When I delivered baby Claire’s blanket, big sister Anna wanted her own.  :)  Big sister Lexi will have to be next I think. lol

Rainbow Sunburst afghan

Rainbow Sunburst afghan

Still hooking this!  I refuse to let it become a UFO.  It’s just taking forrrreeevvvverrrr!

Missing from today’s photo line-up: shark booties, owl booties, scrappy cowl, and R2D2 beanies.  All WIP and in danger of becoming UFOs. :O

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Ta Da Tuesday!

Sparkle & Doom DesignsI recently finished my fox scoodie! I only used 1 strand of yarn throughout, so it’s lighter and more economical.  I’ll probably start making them this way, as it’ll bring the price point down for the customer. :)  I have to make some more for photos for the shop.  I’m thinking grey and maybe a pink one.  I am going to make a pink & purple striped one {just like Disney’s cheshire cat!} that will probably be claimed by Rhiannon. :)

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keeping busy with a custom order

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, I like doing custom orders!

Sparkle & Doom DesignsI’m making a family of Fox Hats.  Creating the pattern as I go, I hope that the customer likes them!

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