Adorable crocheted figures inspired by characters from Tolkien's Middle-earth.
There are a wide variety of knitting and crochet patterns available for projects inspired by The Lord of the Rings including wearables appropriate for humans, elves, and dwarves. My favorites are for gauntlets, shawls, helmets, and – surprise! – beards. NOTE: Any pattern that I link to is something I thought looked cool. I don't... Continue Reading →
You may have seen some of LordvonSchmitt's art clothing elsewhere on social media, but when I found out you could actually own one of his afghans-turned-into-an-outfit, I had to share with everyone. Originally a knitter, LordvonSchmitt realized he could make things faster if he started with afghans from thrift stores. He cuts and sews... Continue Reading →
After two weeks of experimenting, I finally got crochet color pooling to produce an argyle pattern. For anyone interested in trying it, here are my tips for this technique. 1) Before you do anything else, watch some good videos. I recommend these by Marly Bird: a how-to that walks you through the basics and her secrets... Continue Reading →