Amigurumi · Knitting

FO Friday – Teddy P

  That is P, for Panda. Don’t ask me why the change and choice of name, because only my son can tell 😊. The first time he asked, “mum, where is Panda?" I was confused. Then he gave me the look and said, “my new teddy’s name is Panda”. So there we go, Teddy T… Continue reading FO Friday – Teddy P

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Amigurumi · Knitting

Teddy T

I read somewhere that a 50:50 cotton-acrylic mix is good for Amigurumi toys that'd be 'manhandled', so I decided to give it a try for Mr T, the Amigurumi teddy I’m making for my youngest. The pattern is Teddy Theodore from my book 'Cuddly Amigurumi Toys' by Marie-liis Lille, and classified as advanced, so promised… Continue reading Teddy T

Amigurumi · Knitting

Caught Another Bug

Not the one that makes one miserable, but a good one, the Amigurumi bug 😏. Though I've been not very active knitting-wise (and WordPress-wise as a matter of fact), I've found time to dabble in some crochet, thanks to my two youngest. Sometime last year, they started asking me to teach them how to knit. I… Continue reading Caught Another Bug

Crochet · Crocheted Accessories

Crocheting After Ages

As a teen growing up in Lagos, crochet (more like granny squares) was all around me, and I did a bit of it. I remember making small granny squares in neon pinks and greens particularly and then promptly lost interest. Around December 2015 when I stumbled on knitting, and impatiently waiting for my knitting supplies… Continue reading Crocheting After Ages