Ever wanted to be Wonder Woman? Well here’s your chance to create your own perfect Wonder Woman cape.
Mine is made from red, white and blue chinese satin (100% polyester), some red satin ribbon for the neck and 10 sew-on fabric silver stars.
I used the internet to gain inspiration for my Wonder Woman cape and once I knew what I wanted I drew the design out on paper. I opted for a half circle cape, with quarter of the circle in red and the other quarter circle divided into 9 segments – 4 blue, 4 white and 1 red.
I have recently tried out my first amigurumi makes – a cute Halloween Pumpkin. It’s based on the instructions in Annie Obaachan’s “Scary Cute” book which are really easy to follow – I have also put together this ‘tried and tested’ guide to help if you fancy a try.
As the pumpkin is made from a straight piece of crochet, it starts with a simple starting chain. Continue reading →
A magic ring is a great way to start a crochet round as it allows you to adjust the size of the central hole. It’s often used when making amigurumi creatures as the hole in the middle can be tightly shut.
1. Firstly loop the yarn twice around your finger so that the ball of yarn is to the palm of your hand and yarn tail closest to your finger tip. Continue reading →