Thursday, January 26, 2012

Yarn Projects

All three kids in their finished monster hats:
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side view of Jared's (he requested a mohawk!)
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The main reason I wanted to learn how to crochet was to be able to do different flowers. There are SO many more options for flowers when you crochet instead of knit. I sat myself down in front of some youtube videos and made these pretty flowers!
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I was going to attempt a crocheted rose as well, but the power went out. Instead, I sat down and made a little hat in order to attach one of the flowers I'd already made to it.
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The hat pictured above turned out to be too narrow for the baby I had in mind, so I ripped out a few rows, redid the ruffle, reattached the flower, and now I have a hat for a much younger baby (which I'll be sending off sooner than later, Kaci!).
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Last, but not least, Connor's teacher had pinned the scarf on the left on Pinterest, and I hunted around on Google for a pattern that came close to what she'd pinned, and made it for her (on the right side). Crummy cell phone picture, but you get the idea!
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It's much softer than it looks in the picture, FYI!

3 comments:

Betsy said...

You consistantly stun me with how much you can do!! Wow Leah! Those are all amazing. =)

Kaci said...

I love the scarf LL! =) Awesome!

Shan said...

Gorgeous!!