crafting · handmade · intarsia · jumper · knit · knitted · knitting · picture knitting · raglan · sweater · yarn

The Ultimate Christmas Sweater: Yippee Ki-Yay!!

For the past couple of years I’ve been planning to make a Christmas sweater for the boy featuring the main character from his favourite Christmas movie: Die Hard. (Die Hard is totally a Christmas movie btw, it’s set during an office Christmas party!) Anyway, I decided this year was the THE year. I found a… Continue reading The Ultimate Christmas Sweater: Yippee Ki-Yay!!

amigurumi · Arrested Development · blue · Bluths · crochet · cut offs · handmade · never nude · Tobias Funke · yarn

I just blue Tobias Fünke

Tobias Fünke.  Everyone’s favourite blue never nude.  This was a pretty esoteric project and only those of you who watch Arrested Development will understand why this man is blue and wearing cutoffs!It was my boy’s birthday a few weeks ago and I was struggling to find him a present.  The man has everything he wants… Continue reading I just blue Tobias Fünke

amigurumi · correction · crochet · handmade · Prawn · Shrimp · Super Super Cute Crochet · yarn

Crocheted Shrimp

Just before I left to see my boy again, I crocheted a shrimp for one of my really good friends. I know it’s a bit random, but so is he! I regularly call him shrimp-related names like ‘Shrimp King’ and ‘Shrimp face’ not because he looks like a shrimp.  Actually I can’t remember why I… Continue reading Crocheted Shrimp

aran · brioche rib · cable stitch · handmade · knitting · purple · scarf · snood

Purple Snood

©TheYarningDarling 2012 Another knitted Christmas gift! My sister-in-law loves scarves.  She also loves purple.  So, it made sense to combine the two to make her a scarf!  I decided to make her a snood, or infinity scarf, with cables.  I wanted to break them up with a rib, but wanted to do something a bit… Continue reading Purple Snood