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I Made Candles!

Yesterday, at my friend’s bridal shower, we made Soy Candles! I learned that soy is better for the environment than regular wax, and healthier to breathe in. The pieces reminded me of mozzarella cheese. Luckily, we made them in glass jars (not the pulling way) so that I didn’t end up with something like this:…

The Occasion Tree

My sister had surprised me with the mini Christmas tree during the holidays. It was perfect for my tiny apartment. Now that Christmas is over, I didn’t want throw it out. Nor do I have much room in the closet to store it. Instead, I decided to deem it “The Occasion Tree”. It will now…

Crochet Shawl for Mother’s Day

As a Mother’s Day gift, I made Mom a Sidewalk Shawl with a free pattern from Stitch Nation. I used a 5mm yarn but 8mm crochet hook so that the pattern would be more visible. I skipped the third and fourth repetition of the pattern but it still resulted in a large shawl! craftscrochetdiysidewalk shawlyarn

Crochet Dog Bone

My practise ball of white yarn never seems to disappear so I made Teddy this crochet bone with a pattern I found on Pinterest. I didn’t make it quite as long because of my dog’s small size. I added a ribbon made out of an old T-shirt to hide the seams. I think he approves.…

Crochet Short Sweater

For my first major crochet project, I made this short crop sweater sweater. The pattern came from The Happy Hooker book I mentioned earlier. Understanding how to read the pattern was a confusing at first, so the sweater is a tiny bit disfigured, but still wearable. It pairs well with a bright coloured tank top…

Learning to Crochet

I decided to teach myself how to crochet (again). I had started last year but then I became busy and forgot all about it. I purchased a set of crochet needles from Ebay, where you the entire collection cost $5 with shipping included! It’s ridiculous how cheap you can get supplies like yarn as well.…