Sneak Peek: Dragon

Hi guys. You’ll have noticed the posts have been scaling back on their regularity recently. This looks like it’ll be an unfortunately regular trend due to work commitments – apparently when you become a teacher you sign all your free time away as well as a hefty down payment of your creative mojo.

Don’t worry, Amiguruthi isn’t going away, it isn’t even been put on hiatus, it’ll just become one of those blogs that update less frequently but with super awesome patterns when it does update! Hopefully when summer rolls round and I get six weeks off I can have a splurge and get lots of awesome things in the pipeline. I have plans, I just need time!

To tide you over, here’s something I’ve been making this week:

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He’s a dragon*! A Gingerbread dragon to be precise, made for a contest. I’ll be giving you the basic pattern next weekend (hopefully) or the weekend after, and showing you my edits and the original I was trying to imitate.

Bare with me folks! Thanks for sticking around.

*Yes, I’m aware he looks more like a Goblin from the angle of the first photo!

River Fairy (Free Pattern)

At Christmas my family have a tradition. Christmas Eve, we all get together, exchange presents from us kids (there’re three of us, all plus partners) and watch a film together. It’s probably the part of Christmas I look forward to the most. Christmas just gone, we watched ‘The Great and Powerful Oz’. It was ok, but mainly I like it because it inspired this weeks pattern, of a character who is on screen for no more than a couple of minutes – the River Fairy.

Original design at link below the photo. Credit to Michael Kutsche.

Original design at link below the photo. Credit to Michael Kutsche.

Make you own with the free pattern after the jump. Intermediate pattern – and the first time I’ve incorporated Double Crochet and Triple crochet into a pattern!

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Superhero Pencil Toppers (Free Pattern)

Hello one and all – first post of 2014! I haven’t been felled on my New Year night out, just getting back into the swing of being back at work and rehearsing Pantomine (I’m going to be the fairy!).

Today’s offering is a pattern I previewed last year – the Superhero Pencil Toppers.

Amiguruthi Superhero Pencil Toppers

 

From left to right – Superman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Batman, Iron Man and Captain America.

They’re super easy and super quick and would make super presents for the hard to buy for boyfriend (or girlfriend) this Valentine’s Day. It’s just over a month away after all…

Free pattern after the jump

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2013 in review

Well people, 2013 ends today, and just a huge warm thank you to everyone who has supported me this year! I’ve had some excellent conversations and have been grateful to see the crochet love continue to grow.

WordPress emailed me another on of these this year, and I thought I’d let anyone interested have a snoop through too.

Enjoy the parties tonight!

Love, Amiguruthi x

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 69,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

Santa and Rudolf

I finally put my tree up and feel kinda Christmassy so here’s Amiguruthi’s only Christmas pattern of 2013!

Amiguruthi Santa and Rudolf

Ok, they’re not exactly the most complicated patterns out there, but know what that means? It means in this week and a half we have left before the big day you can whip up a tree full of them!

Free pattern after the jump.

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