Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Do You Like 'Cute'?

Well here I am again after a busy weekend celebrating family birthdays and a visit from our daughter and son-in-law from the 'big smoke' to contribute to the fun and frolics - or should we say the highjinks! A good time was had by all and the now-eighteen-year-old was in his element, (as was the thirteen-year-old, whose special day had been earlier in the week). This is a pic of one of his gifts, which we all thought was so cute!

And on the subject of cuteness - would you like to have a look at a few more Amigurumi characters that have kept me busy over the past months?

All of these cuties are from the 'Crochet Bakemo' (monsters) book, with the exception of the little rabbit which is from 'Amigurumi',  both titles by Lan-Anh Bui and Josephine Wan, and if you would like to chase up either, or both of these then www.gmcbooks.com is where you can place an order. I have so enjoyed bringing these little critters to life and they are now happily housed with family members and friends near and far; they do make such lovely gifts!

The three-eyed monster (Kitsu is his name) is from the title already mentioned, and the little dumpy rabbit is my own creation - he is being well-looked after and loved by a cute little three-year-old missie.

This kittykat came about after much deliberation, as a result of me being attracted to a lovely porcelain ornament. He/she has become so popular that several colours have appeared off the end of my crochet hook!

The postie delivered me a new supply of yarn yesterday - I keep telling him how kind he is, and now he's wondering when I'm going to produce a handknit sweater for him with all this yarn that he keeps bringing me! 
Anyway, the latest supply is for a cardigan which I have been planning to knit for myself and, although I have made a start on it, there isn't enough of it yet to show to it's best advantage, but I will tell you that the colour is absolutely gorgeous and the yarn top quality wool from here in Australia.
 www.bendigowoollenmills.com.au  I have never been disappointed with BWM yarns, and their colour ranges are fantastic! So, watch this space and I'll show you the work in progress soon!

Well I think that's about it for this time except to mention (and it's a very important mention) that, while my daughter was here at the weekend she did a bit of tweaking of this here blog site for me because I couldn't quite get things to my liking - and she's continued her wonderful magic from home - so now I am very happy with the new look. Thank you so much dear Tracy xxx

I hope the week works out well for you and that you manage to have 'me' time for your favourite crafts.  I trust you enjoyed your visit with me and that you'll call in again soon - you are welcome to leave a message but, while I would love to hear from you, there is no obligation to do so! 



  1. Your monsters are super! They look straight out of a book - the crochet and the photography.

    1. Thank you so very much Rachel - I have loved working on these little personalities even though the tight stitch work does become a little tiring on the hands after a while! Joy x