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This week’s art was inspired by
Hello Kitty Crochet by Mei Li Lee | Goodreads
A super cute crochet book, Hello Kitty Crochet has lots of characters you can create. Almost all of them use the same base pattern for the head, hood, body, arms and legs with occasional differences to make the characters unique. A perfect amigurumi crochet book almost but not quite for beginners, the base pattern is super simple and would be perfect for beginners while I’m not a beginner I adore making quick and easy little toys to give as gifts.
The problem comes when you move onto the accessories like Hair, bows, hats and the little additional side items that come with some of the individual patterns (camera, fruit, etc) – the instruction at that point are not as obvious and not all of my attempts turn out looking like they do in the picture – which leaves me thinking…am I doing something wrong, or am I just not interpreting the pattern the way I should? So its aggravating on those things (especially the little boy and girl Lala and Kiki – the hair is a pain that I have not been able to master/figure out yet)
Overall though you can work up one of these little guys in a few hours, the only down side is sewing the body parts together, I hate attaching body parts rather then crocheting them into the piece. The body parts are tiny…even if you use a medium worsted weight yarn instead of a fingering weight yarn (which is what I’ve been doing and my mother has been doing them in the medium weight) the pieces are still chibi small which hey is what makes them cute right? But also just a pain to sew on. But that’s just my personal peeve and they really do look cuter this way anyhow being as small as they are. Overall I’d say between a 3.5 and a 4 star for this one. I know I’ll be using the base pattern a bunch to make my own little critters not actual Hello Kitty critters. So it’s still a win win for me.
RANDOM DOODLE OF THE WEEK
I’m sitting at a Roller Derby game and I had to whip out my #sketchbook to get my #dailydoodle for #Inktober done! #illustration #sketchaday #doodles #doodle #doodleaday #art #artstagram #drawing #cute #monsters #stuffedmonster #stuffedanimals #eviltoys #penandink #ink #blueink
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