I’ve been thinking for a while that I would like to get back into mini crochet and I’ve struggled finding any inspiration. It’s usually so damn fiddly you have to make sure you really want to do it before you start, otherwise it’s too easy to just give up! I have always loved the African… Continue reading Another big project is underway, and it’s tiny!
Ta-dah!!! This is a secret project that I have been working on for some time. Whilst at university I grew close to some of my lecturers, mostly because they are amazing people, but they also share my love of crochet and knitting. I have made them little animals before as presents or as thank yous (as… Continue reading Emma’s Elephants!
This is Thandi, the Afrian flower crochet rhino. This pattern is from the incredibly talented Heidi Bears. Whilst studying BSc Animal Management at Sparshot College, I stumbled across Thandi the rhino and her story. She is a survivor of rhino poaching, and not only was she able to make a full recovery, but she’s now had her own… Continue reading Thandi Rhino
This cheeky little aardvark was really simple and easy to make. In fact, I made him the morning of my university graduation as a present for my tutor (they’re her favourite animal)! Although very last minute, I think he’s rather cute. Though with a little more time I could have gone the whole hog and… Continue reading Aardvark
Please say hello to Hirup! I made this crochet gibbon as a leaving present for a friend who is primate mad! I was working as a primate intern at a wildlife park at the time, and he is based on her favourite little guy. I used an inside-out loop technique to make his fur, though… Continue reading Hirup the moloch gibbon
Let the adventure begin! I have the pleasure of introducing you all to Gwendolyn the mini giraffe! Sitting at only 1.7cm she is the smallest thing I have ever made (yet!). Mini crochet is something I have wanted to try for a while, ever since I first saw the work of the Japanese artist Su Ami. After finally… Continue reading Miniature crochet