5 Little Monsters

Crocheted Parasaurolophus

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A few years ago I made a crocheted dinosaur softie as part of a softie crochet-a-long. It was just a super generic dinosaur, not any specific kind, but after that I decided I wanted to make a whole set of dinosaurs of different kinds. It has been on my to-do/idea list for a long time now. After a couple of years I finally got around to making a Triceratops as the first variation, but I still had plans for more.

Gift Card Holder Tags

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May is always such a crazy month. It is the end of the school year so there are always lots of activities, banquets, award ceremonies, performances, etc. Then you throw on top of that the fact that kids, at least in our district, have state and end of the year testing going on, and plans are being made for summer. It just gets crazy busy. 

Kid's Craft- Painted Pencil Cups for Teacher Appreciation

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My kids are always asking to paint stuff. It is one of their favorite crafty things to do. I typically have a little stash of stuff that can be painted in my craft supplies, unfinished wood stuff, canvases, etc., and they love looking through it to find stuff they can paint. 

Double Grid Market Bag

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As we start getting closer to summer I always find myself gravitating towards crochet projects made with cotton yarn. There is just something about working with cotton yarn that feels summery to me. I think part of it is the fact that it isn't really a yarn you use for warmth so it isn't used as much for cold weather accessories and winter projects. 

Mossy Blocks Blanket

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Often making one project ends up being the thing that inspires another project. Sometimes it is something like making a stuffed animal and thinking about how I could change something simple like the ear shape to turn it into another animal. Other times it is something like is the case with this project where the stitch pattern that I use in a project makes me want to try it in another project. 

Small Snail- Pond Pals Mini Amigurumi Crochet Along Day 12

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This is the last day of the Pond Pals Mini Amigurumi Crochet Along, Day 12. I feel like these 2 weeks have flown by, and I can't believe this is the final pond pal. For the last animal I decided to make a little Small Snail.  

Little Ladybug- Pond Pals Mini Amigurumi Crochet Along Day 11

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Today is Day 11 of the Pond Pals Mini Amigurumi Crochet Along. Crazy that tomorrow is already the last day. Today's mini animal is a Little Ladybug.