Have we all got webbed feet then! I've given up wishing for sunshine! Hope you've all had a fun and productive week. I've had a bit of a break from the Jumbo crochet (not to be called extreme crochet anymore! I'll explain in a mo!) this week and decided to do something just for me.
I came across a gorgeous little crochet pattern for a tiny elephant. The pattern was designed by Sharon Ojala. Her elephant was called Gracie but I decided to call mine Maisy. She has two or three blogs and is on facebook too. Here is the link to Sharon's blog Homemade Obsessions.
Below are the components that made up Maisy. I put them on facebook with a caption "Can ya see what it is yet". It brought a few smiles to people's faces!!! I can't think why though!
I then added a few more bits to help people guess. Although by the lack of guesses I had, I don't think it helped much!
Allow me to introduce you to Maisy!
Here she is all finished!
Maisy was made using a 1.5mm hook and cotton thread. She is about 3.5" tall.
Sharon's blog has some cute amigurumi patterns, I think I may have to try a few more! She makes them available completely free of charge, just requesting that you credit her for the patterns if you use them. A big thank you to Sharon for this and just to say, she was really taken with Chester and sent a lot of people my way to have a look at him, which I appreciated greatly! Thank you :)
Well you may wonder about the change of name for all this enormous crochet I have been doing. I wont mention any names but I came across someone else doing big crochet recently. I thought extreme crochet was just a generic term for the extreme stuff, but it appears not! So as I don't wish to step on anyone's toes I have decided to refer to mine as Jumbo Crochet which I actually think describes it more accurately. What do you think?
Also just to keep you in the picture Fiddly Fingers has now confirmed dates for September, October and November crochet workshops! The workshops will be held down here in Devon and will be Introduction to Crochet, Textured Crochet, Jumbo Crochet and a Knitted Wire Brooch workshop. I will put all the information together as soon as I can and add it to the Workshop page of my blog but in the meantime if anyone is interested please get in touch.
Ok, that's all for now folks! I hope you have a really good week and I am now looking forward to browsing the wonderful things that all the lovely crafters have made over at