Advent Calendar: Late night stocking action

Had a SUPER busies day and so I didn’t start today’s stocking until laaaaaates. And since I was rushed I decided to just finish off the pairs I had. New colour TOMORROW! πŸ˜‰ So yeah, photo is all OH HAI I AM TAKEN AT NIGHT IN FAKE LIGHTS! Which is a bit… Well, yeah, less than delicious in my book. But I wanted to see this through, and IMMA DO...

Itty Bitty Orangutan

Orangutan plush toy amigurumi monkey ape

A close friend collects Orangutans, which I find super adorable. For Christmas 2010 I thought I’d make her up a little tiny one to go on her desk, to go with some other gifts I’d collected throughout the year for her. Upon completion decided it’d make a great little pattern to share with others, remembering some monkey plushies I had myself as a child. The pattern is free, easy (advanced...

The Littlest Bashful Starfish

Free Crochet Pattern Download Starfish

There’s a LOT of crochet star patterns out there, and several great free ones at that. Around a year ago now though I was embarking upon a project where I needed to create ‘under the sea’ themed knit or crochet items for an exhibition for the Adelaide Fringe. Called Knitting Nancy Dives In, the exhibit went really well, and garnered both excited local radio & newspaper coverage. Inspired by two...