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Crochet Elephants - Jam MadeJam Made. I made three versions of this pattern, especially for everyone disappointed to find that there is no pattern for this stripey elephant, made by the clever Dina of Dina’s nest on Flickr.

Crochet Elephants - Jam MadeJam Made

All credit for the original idea must go to Dina, and I am in no way trying to take that away from her. I did think it would be nice for you to make an elephant of your own, seeing you love it so much. In the spirit of sharing the crochet love, here’s the pattern for your beloved stripey elephant, to make and keep for your very own. You can also choose to make the circus or heart versions too. I have tried to make the patterns and tutorial easy for intermediate crocheters to understand, so many of my students can have a go, solo! The elephant stands at approx 22cm high (to tips of ears) x 26cm long and 14cm wide. Materials: I’m an Aussie, though this pattern is written in US terms. US sc = UK dc beg = beginning US dc = UK tr fol = following ss = slip stitch Special Notes: ** Inc= work 2 dc in next stitch. 1. Blackberry Salad Striped Baby Blanket. About three years ago, I was lucky enough to become an aunty yet again, and to celebrate I decided to make a pretty little baby blanket for the new niece or nephew.

Blackberry Salad Striped Baby Blanket

Using some hot new colors available in Lion Brand Cotton Ease that year, I came up with this: I loved it, the new parents loved it, and my sister-in-law tells me even complete strangers remarked on it. I put it in my Ravelry notebook (a notebook I’ve sadly neglected lately), and it went crazy in the favorites, if I do say so myself. It’s cute, fun, and easy, and it’s time to share. Ok, one more look. Lucky Charm Quilt PDF Sewing Pattern by aspoonfullofsugar on Etsy. Amigurumi Kawaii Butachu Mini petit cochon Animal par ReachingYou. Amigurumi Kawaii Butachu Mini Pig Animal Crochet by irene10000000 on deviantART. Quirky Artist Loft: Free Pattern: Toothless Dragon Plush. I came across this amazing pattern for the Night Fury dragon from the Dreamworks movie "Toothless".

Quirky Artist Loft: Free Pattern: Toothless Dragon Plush

The pattern is by deviantART member nooby-banana. It's a rather complex plush and super realistic. A number of people have made it with handmade resin eyes and claws which look stunningly real. Sarselgurumi: Toothless amigurumi pattern. Here is my free pattern for my Toothless amigurumi -- while I designed and created everything in this photo, the instructions for the wings and tail fins that I post here were finalized by other people who kindly allowed me to share them, as I felt they worked better than mine, and the tail is a free pattern from another crochet blog, credited below.

Sarselgurumi: Toothless amigurumi pattern

I used worsted weight yarn and a size F/3.75 mm hook. I was able to make all the pieces with 1 skein of Vanna's Choice yarn. Important: in the instructions for the body, when I say "inc 2," I mean single crochet 3 into the same single crochet, so you are essentially increasing by two stitches in the same stitch instead of one. Body: R1. MR (6) R2. Fasten off, you don't need to leave a long tail for sewing. Head: R1. Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing, then stuff the head.

Patterns to make yay favourites by MimiUnicorn on deviantART. Ronny felt elephant toys by Daniel Böttcher for Formverleih. These felt elephant toys by German designer Daniel Böttcher are available at our pop-up design emporium Dezeen Super Store at 38 Monmouth Street, Seven Dials, Covent Garden, London WC2.

Ronny felt elephant toys by Daniel Böttcher for Formverleih

Called Ronny, the toys are cut out from flat sheets of wool felt and assembled by hand with cotton laces at the corners. The felt is rigid enough to make them stand upright, and the bodies and heads are hollow so they can also be used as puppets. There's also a rhino called Peggy but we only have a photo of her from behind: Böttcher founded design brand Formverleih with Marlene Schroeder last year after they graduated together from Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau University of Applied Arts in Schneeberg.

Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs spotted the toys at the Blickfang Design Workshop in Copenhagen last month. See all our stories about toys »See all our stories about animals » Dezeen Super Store 38 Monmouth Street, London WC2 1 July – 30 September 2012. How to make a hexagon DIY floor pouf. As a little girl growing up in the country, surrounded by miles of farms, Charlotte’s Web was always one of my very favorite books.

how to make a hexagon DIY floor pouf

I’ve probably read it a couple of dozen times, and it always brings me to tears even as a grown up. When I was asked to do a blogging challenge with Online Fabric Store and 7 other bloggers to create projects from childhood books, I’ve gotta admit – I was a little scared. {So if you’ve landed here from Laura’s blog – I’m so glad to see you!} But then when I found out my book was Charlotte’s Web I was all like, “Ahhhh! That’ll be easy! And I was wrong. It took me about a million bad ideas to finally get around to a good one – and while you wouldn’t really think that a floor pouf and Charlotte’s Web go hand in hand, well look closely. Kinda looks like a spider web on top, huh? Now I’ve made an oversized pouf before, and I thought this one would be more complicated, but honestly it was tons easier. The hardest part is figuring out the math.