What could be more "green" than making your own amigurumi toys and gifts, yourself, out of yarn?!
I am excited to announce that I have just made my first original crochet design pattern available to the public!
I have done several original crochet projects as gifts for family since teaching myself how to crochet about a year ago, such as an "Olivia" doll for my niece Olivia (below, left) and a Dairy Queen "Blizzard cozy" for my Dad (below, right).
I am in the process of designing a new "retro space robot" themed room for my 16 month old boy and thought I'd try my hand at crocheting him a cuddly robot toy. But, this time I thought I'd actually write down what I was doing so that I could turn it into a pattern.
My chicken scratches, when combined with my graphic design skills, turned into an 8 page pdf pattern, complete with full color photos of the process on every page. Robot-loving crocheters can get their copy on my design site for just $5. Purchase the pattern, and I will ship it to you through cyberspace for free!
Aaaw, a smile like this is worth hundreds of thousands of single crochet stitches, don't you think?!*
(*Adorable, curly-headed boy not included)