Category Archives: crochet

Amigurumi Bear

I posted already about the potted cactus I made as a sample for the crochet class I teach at Michaels, so here the bear which is the other option for the class.  It is cute but takes quite a bit … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Today is Good Friday and I decided to make this cute little Easter chick.  I started with this pattern from Bittersweet’s blog and made some modifications to suit what I wanted it to look like.  He has a tail and … Continue reading

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Crochet potted cactus

I just finished my sample piece for next month’s crochet class at Michaels.  I think it turned out really cute.  It is a little stuffed crochet cactus in a clay pot. The class directions called for cotton yarn, but I … Continue reading

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Come crochet with me

Our previous crochet instructor left and I am now the crochet instructor for the Michaels store where I work. My first class got cancelled because nobody had signed up for it, so now take two.  This class will go whether … Continue reading

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Caron Critter kits on sale at Michaels Canada

They are probably on sale in the  US too, but I don’t know for sure.  Here they are regular $19.99 and are on sale for 50% off.  They have scarf kits and hat kits with cats, dogs, sheep, and monkeys.  … Continue reading

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New Yarn in the Michaels Canada stores today

They got in two new types of yarn today in our store which looked quite nice.  The first is Woolette which is 48% acrylic, 46% wool, and 6% polyester.  It is nice and nubbly and comes in a lot of … Continue reading

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Crochet Baby Elephant

One of the girls in the Michaels store I work at is pregnant and we are going to throw her a baby shower in October.  She already knows it will be a boy and is decorating his room in elephants … Continue reading

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