December 11, 2012

On Some Things to Look Forward To.

I got busy with my hook this weekend and started two new patterns for two exciting things to come in the shop!

The first is a pair of boot cuffs. This pattern was more challenging to create than I had expected. First, I’m not the best mannequin for them, because I think my calves run slightly larger than your average calf (all those years of dance class!). Second, I wanted a good blend between an interesting pattern and something that didn’t take forever to work up. I’m pretty happy with the way they turned out! (And, of course, I had to add a bit of scalloping at the top :))


Second, I hopped on the start of a newish bandwagon–move over moustaches, peter pan collars are up next! I’ve loved the look of a peter pan collar on cardigans and blouses for a good long time now, and then I started seeing some necklaces that mimic that design. Well, I took it a step further and crocheted a peter pan collar! I absolutely love the way it turned out–the pattern kind of fell right into place naturally, without much redoing on my part to get it the way I wanted it. I’ve ordered some great buttons for it, so I just have to wait for them to come in to start listing on Etsy!



What were you working on this weekend?



  1. LOVE the peter pan collar! The crocheted look (kinda vintage!) is a great twist on the idea. I actually don’t know what the boot cuff is. You’ll have to take a photo of it on someone for peeps like me.

    Comment by Jamie "ChatterBlossom — December 11, 2012 @ 11:05 am

    • Oops, forgot to click the box for follow-up comments.

      Comment by Jamie "ChatterBlossom — December 11, 2012 @ 11:06 am

      • 🙂
        Thanks so much! I’m really excited about the collar, too!
        And a boot cuff and literally what it sounds like–you put it on your leg, right below your knee, so it peeks out on top of a pair of boots. I’ll definitely be showing it on when I list it–was just too lazy to put a pair of boots on with my PJs last night!

        Comment by amandajocrafts — December 11, 2012 @ 11:14 am

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