Freitag, 21. Dezember 2012

Woollenthoughts in 2012

Happy Hollidays
Gleðileg Jól og farsælt komandi nýtt ár
Frohe Weihnachten und einen guten Rutsch

Hér smá ársannáll 2012 í myndum :) góða skemmtun 
small picture show of things blogged in 2012 - have fun

Freitag, 7. Dezember 2012


Hello there, my name is Gudda and this is my friend Bonnie the Bunny
I had my first birthday yesterday
I am 13cm tall and have long black hair
Lovely dress and a pretty flower on my hat

I came as a suprise to this world, at first I was suppose to become something totally different

At first my mum thought she was making a ball, but hihi she soon figured out that I wasn´t suppose to be a ball ;) Soon I took on a form, but I wasn´t cute then. Look at me

Looking like a snowman and soooo not pretty ..

But then I got a pretty red dress, cute hat and very long hair.

with time, I got more things, like shoes, haircut and make up and a pretty flower

This is me infront of my house last night :) 

This morning I went to school where I met my new friend Bonnie the Bunny

Here I am in front of my school with my new friend Bonnie the Bunny 
(yes just like dolls, bunnies go to school too)

Gudda is one of a kind, unique. I didn´t follow a pattern, but kinda created as I crocheted. I didn´t know how she would look like at the beginning but with time she came to life and I think she looks pretty cute, don´t you?  I guess she is a christmas girl, since she is born on the day of St Nicholaus

Samstag, 1. Dezember 2012

Crochet Cactus Pincushion

Heimir the crocheted cactus pincushion

Harry my little cactus was needed a new friend as well as I needed a pincushion. 

The idea of a pincushion in a shape of a cactus was born (I´m not the only one with this idea as I have seen on the internet though ;)). I had this little pot and thought it would make a great base for my cactus pincushion.  

I didn´t follow any specific pattern, but startet with 6sc and then I increased it to 12, then 18, then 24 and made a tube with a green cotton yarn as long as I wanted it to be high. Then switched over to brown for the earth and did one row, then increased only in front loops untill the size would fit the pot, one row of dc so it would get a better bend and then did some rounds sc untill it was tall enough, then startet decreasing and filling untill I had it big enough to fit in the pot. I love improvising while crocheting :)

One Picture without the pot

and ofcourse one of Harry & Heimir new best friends :)