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Curly Simon

This is Curly Simon. She is a free pattern that will be added. Things I am working on: Finalizing testing on the Mantis Shrimp pattern so I can post it free of errors. Reworking the lego hat into different sizes. Curly Simon free pattern. Testing my other patterns. I am working as fast as I… Continue reading Curly Simon

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Frank Cyclopstra

I've been having too much fun making monsters. They are multiplying faster than I have room for. Meet Frank Cyclopstra. He'll sing a song and get into trouble. Warning, he'll always have his eye on you. The pattern is being tested, but the plush is available on Etsy.

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Adding a Pattern Page and Plushy store

I am reconfiguring the blog. I am adding an available patterns page which should consolidate all the patterns free and for sale in one place. I am using Craftsy for the store. I am so glad I started using Craftsy. It is a great resource to learn new things (I am thinking cake decorating for… Continue reading Adding a Pattern Page and Plushy store

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Beebs is unleashing a monster jam

I am taking the design your own monster class on Craftsy. It inspired me to create this guy over the weekend. I couldn't resist all the eyes. Everything I sketched had crazy eyes. I still need to run through my pattern and take how to pictures before I can post the pattern. I think this… Continue reading Beebs is unleashing a monster jam

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June the lady bug gets a color update

A long time ago I designed one of my first patterns. June the lady bug. She was sweet, cute and looked very much like a regular old lady bug (other than being much larger). Then I changed her colors for a baby shower where the baby's room was pink and brown. Recently I was reworking… Continue reading June the lady bug gets a color update

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I’m in a book!

Remember these guys? Silas the snail - and Lennie the Jellyfish - Well someone liked them so much, they put them in a book. The Jellyfish is on page 12 and the snail is on page 104. I am a huge dork and keep carrying a copy of the book around to show family and… Continue reading I’m in a book!

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Happy New Year

It's 2014. I think I finally have figured out the balance of work, kids and crochet. At least I hope so. I'm still finishing a few Christmas presents that did not get completed in time. I blame Michaels for being out of the yarn. Also the book I was a contributor for should be released… Continue reading Happy New Year

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Yarn Bombing Myself

I love seeing what people come up with when it comes to yarn bombing. I decided I needed to join the trend. My front porch has a metal railing with round ball tops. Perfect for hats! I've started, but this may be a project I add to every year. I think it will be over… Continue reading Yarn Bombing Myself