Thursday, December 15, 2011

poor baby ducks

OMGoodness, poor baby ducks, blown away by big winds, went rumbling and tumbling, even mommy duck can not help, good thing nothing bad happened, they are all fine at the end, 10 little chicks all accounted for, still adorable.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011


Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

Thank you for all your support, GurumiOSnowman free pattern has been viewed more than 2,700 times on Etsy, and over 200 times on Ravelry.

Here are a few of the finished snowmen on Ravelry:
1) pbnbea's mini snowman 2)no1pugmom's DaSnowman 3)mariamagnetica

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Gurumi*O*Dolly in Russian style

Came across this Russian amigurumi Forum (scrolled to mid page)
and discovered my GurumiODolly Raggedy pattern being loved in Russian style. Google translated, all I can understand is that I have "Nikira" to thank, thank you for giving credit to GurumiOrama:

Saturday, December 10, 2011

gurumiOrama Koala Pattern

OMGosh, another un-authorized trading on my Koala pattern on this BBS handcraft site, I have contacted both the listing member and the hosting site, but I have a bad feeling that this time will take a while (or maybe never) to have the relevant post removed. :(

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Friday, December 2, 2011

Google / Picasa

It has finally happened, I have always known that users of Picasa are notorious for exchanging pattern books and patterns, I thought one day my patterns would become victims of such acts and it did became true yesterday, thanks to one of the fellow amigurumi artist informing me of this (I had wonder why my Etsy views went up in the past few days), six of my patterns were on an exchange list. I was happy and upset at the same time. I was happy for that my patterns are actually popular enough to be consider as one of the wanted version, and I was upset for that my patterns are being pirated. After receiving such news, I filed complaints to Google/Picasa (I am pretty sure other amigurumi artists have done the same), and the matter was resolved within the day. Thanks to Google/Picasa for taking such fast action. So if you see your work on any Picasa exchange list without your authroization, don't be afraid to file a complaint.
Come to think of it, I should do a pirate bunny amigurumi. :D

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Kuma Crafts

Finally had some time to shop for Christmas presents, and look what I got from Kuma Crafts, omGosh, sweet little charms, kawaii-ne. The details on these cute little critters are amazing, you really have to take a closer look to appreciate Mandi's work, she is such a talented kawaii artist. Now comes the hardest part.... deciding which one to keep for myslef :D

Monday, November 21, 2011

Pooch Bear

After my first boucle bear, I wanted to try using different boucle size yarn to make similar bears... and here is my Pooch Bear, crocheted from Patons Pooch boucle yarn "Wheat Field" (hence the name Pooch Bear), I am very happy with the result. :D Enjoy and have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday....

(BTW, miniMouse is a muskrat mouse and he does not like to be bothered.)

Friday, November 18, 2011

WeeFuzziBear no.3 and no.4

It is my pleasure to introduce to you my new WeeFuzziBear no.3 and no.4, they are both at about 3.5 inches tall, and are crochet from Italian made eyelash polyamide yarn.
No. 3 is in a shade of pretty light yellow with sock yarned owl hat.
No. 4 is in a lovely red with (OMGosh) bright yellow fuzzy chick hat; I have also darned the back post of safety eyes on fuzzy chick hat so they do not show..
and they each have their own companion miniOwl

Thursday, November 17, 2011

GuardiAngel crochet Pattern in Etsy Treasury

Etsy Treasury "I've Got An Angel Watching Over Me" by AmyDsCrochet
May these angels watching over you for this holiday season and over the new year....

Sunday, October 30, 2011

fuzzy panda hat

I am always drooling over all the cute (animal) hats that are available on Etsy, either in patterns or already made items. Since my guys are not into hats, I don't think they would want to wear them if I made those cute hats in adult versions, so I was thrilled when a request came to make a fuzzy panda hat to go with the plushy I am itchy to make more fuzzy animal hats..... :D

Sunday, October 23, 2011

new Fuzzy Bears

I have been waiting for this eyelash yarn for over a year, finally the wait was over, it is a polyamid yarn that was made in Italy, silky and luxurious, very popular in European country, but here in the States, difficult to come by. I am very happy with the wait.... will continue to hunt for more of the same yarn....

At the same time, I made a red fuzzy Bear, it is of watermelon red, very pretty, since red is hard to photograph, I tend to shy away from using red, but I am happy with the result...

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Sunday, October 9, 2011

kawaii fuzzy platypus

Even us big people need a little warm and fuzziness some of the time..... :D

Friday, September 30, 2011

a fun short crafty story

Here is a fun short story I came across when was I working on my rag dolly research:

A couple whom had been married for over 60 years, they share everything and kept no secrets from each other, expect for one....
One day, the wife became ill and went to the hospital.
The doctor pronounced her term.
Husband went back home and started clearing some of his wife belongings and came across a pretty shoe box on top of their closet.
As he opened the box, he discovered two crochted dolls and a stash of cash.
Bewildered, the husband brought the box to his wife's bedside.
The wife started to explain, ”When we were first married, my grandmother had told me that the secret in keeping a happy marriage is to not get into arguments. She told me no matter what, if I ever should get upside, I should keep calm and crochet a doll instead.”
The husband heard her story and was overjoyed, since there were only two dolls inside the pretty shoe box, that would meant after all these years, his wife was only mad at him twice.
He then asked her about the cash.
The wife replied, “Oh, those are the monies I made from selling my crochet dolls……”

Happy Crafting.... :D

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

my Etsy petiteElephants

no. 23 Opal

no. 22

no. 21 Opal
no. 20 Opal

no. 19 KnitCol by Adrefil (sold @ )

 no. 18 KnitCol by Adrefil (sold @

no. 17 Opal (sold @

no. 16 Red Heart Heart and Sole with Aloe (sold @

no. 15 KnitPicks Stroll Hand Painted (sold @

no. 14 KnitPicks Chroma Fingering (sold @

no. 13 Opal (sold @

11/25/2011 Holiday edition
no. 12 Austermann Step with Aloe Vera (sold)

11/25/2011 Holiday edition
no. 11 Regia (sold)

No. 10 KnitCol by Adrefil (sold)

No. 9 Opal Sock Yarn (sold)

No. 8 Misti Alpaca (sold)

No. 7 Fortissima Color (sold)

No. 6 Regia (sold)

No. 5 Regia (sold)

No. 4 Regia Sock Yarn (sold)

No. 3 Regia Sock Yarn (sold)

No. 2 Paton Stretch Sock Yarn (sold)

No. 1 Regia Sock Yarn (sold)