Friday, February 1, 2008

Look what I made!!

Mini-Me made mention of the fact that she thought she might like to learn to crochet.
I learned to crochet, years and years ago, from my mom. So I thought it should be easy enough to remember how to manipulate the hook and yarn.

Even better - I found a book by KLUTZ to remind myself of the stitches. The book even had a few patterns that seemed easy enough. So I picked up my hook and some yarn and set to --

and made a hat.

Mini-Me is practicing chaining and then making a single crochet on top of that.
If she proceeds well, she'll be able to make the little purse pattern inside the book.

I've had a request to make a cap for G-man. (Which I'm trying my best to make it very boyish) and then Mini-Me wants a scarf to match the hat.

Last thing I crocheted was a pillow cover. I think it was cute -but I hated it.
Crocheting this hat for Mini-Me was way more fun!!


Kathleen aka Coffee Mom said...

Yeah! Way to go. I learned to crochet about a year and a half ago and made a snazzy bath mat but have done nothing since. I think there might be a scarf in my future...

kardel said...

I taught myself how to crochet several years ago and made a few afghans, but then I discovered filet crochet. It is better to do that in the summer, since you don't use yarn, but that hat is too cute. I might have to get out my yarn again.

Our Peculiar Life said...

The hat is SOOOOO cute!

Halfmoon Girl said...

Yet again, I do not know how to crochet either. BUT I do love hats. One day I should show some pics of my many hats for my many bad hair days.

Halfmoon Girl said...

By the way, I meant to say that you did a great job on that very sweet hat.

jugglingpaynes said...

Oh Comfy, I must warn you. This is how it starts. They learn to make a few stitches. Maybe they get together with some friends and make scarves. They pull a book or two from the library on knitting and crocheting (I recommend Kids Knit, btw). Then all of the sudden they're up at 11 begging you to let them finish one more row. They spend all their money on knitting needles and yarn, but they don't call it yarn, it's fiber. Then they insist on buying a drop spindle and...
Oh wait. I'm thinking of Marina. :o)
Peace and Laughter,