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Scamp the Westie Dog - Handmade Crochet Amigurumi plus Pattern link

Scamp the cute little Westie is my friends dog and she requested I crochet her a miniature version.

Here’s the gorgeous little man himself

I used a pattern I found on Ravelry (below) but shortened the body slightly and freestyled attaching his fur.   45 more words

Handmade Crochet

Understanding Under-stitching

Under-stitching is an easy sewing technique; it’s a necessary technique if your garment has facings (versus bindings) on the neck, armholes, pant waistband, or the hem. 721 more words

Wardrobe Replenish

How Each Stitch in a Knitted Fabric will Respond to a Stretching Force

Pulling on a knitted scarf can stretch it to twice its length, even though the thread its knitted from hardly elongates. New theoretical work describes how individual stitches in a knitted fabric respond to tension. 456 more words


Spectral Shapes Pattern Drawstring Bag

At 15 1/2″ wide and 19 1/2″ tall, this colorful drawstring bag is a great school accessory for any student. It’s made from 100% polyester woven fabric with a wide, soft drawcord that’s easy on your shoulders. 16 more words


Minako - what you'll need

About the pattern

  • Despite the choice of yarn size, you should adjust the hook size to avoid the stuffing from coming out between the stitches. To make a tight crochet, you can use a hook size half size or one size smaller than the hook recommended on the etiquette of the yarn…
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