Before I put away my Christmas decorations, I wanted to share a project that I have been enjoying all season long!
I created a set of 4 appliqued Christmas inspired pocket pillow covers to dress up my couch. Each pillow has the same black backing and white front, but each applique is a little different. Continue reading “Christmas Pillows”
Can you guess from last week’s Wordless Wednesday post what my most recent knitting project is?
For Christmas I received several skeins of Red Heart Amigurumi yarn. My first knit was this flying bumble bee. I love the idea behind the product. Red Heart created a skein of yarn with all the colors needed to create the amigurumi associated with their free patterns.
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Today’s knitting project is an adorable little bumblebee.
I found a set of free patterns from Valley Yarns of animals made from a simple ball.
This ball was knitted in the round with yellow and black stripes. After stuffing the ball, tiny wings were knitted flat and added to the sides. The addition of two 6/0 beads and an embroidered mouth completed this quick project.
If you would like to make your own, you can download the pattern here.
Last week I shared the Little Flower Hat featuring a beautiful ribbon rose (here). The original pattern showed a few variations that sparked my creativity.
I have seen other bee hats on Pinterest, but none of the patterns were free. With a few tweaks to Marji LaFreniere’s original pattern, I had my own Bumble Bee Hat. Continue reading “Bumble Bee Hat”