Free Craft Tutorial: Say Aloe to My Little Friends

As the garden grows, so shall the gardener. One of the most delightful things about the garden is the anticipation it provides. This Saturday, a perfect day of rest. Rainy weather, large blanket, warm tea, home cooked meal, a bittersweet movie ‘Your Name‘, cuddly doll and of course, yarns. My little crochet garden by the windowsill is…

A Fresh Start

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. And so just like that. With excited fingers running across the keyboard, I threw in text, images, links and love. A new craft blog is born. Yep, I have finally decided to say bye to Blogger and hi to WordPress. I don’t know about you, but…

Free Crochet Pattern: Christmas Hat for Your Stuffed Toy

Whip up a quick cozy hat for your favourite plushy this holiday season! WHAT YOU NEED: You will require two different coloured yarns i.e. red and white. Choose an appropriate hook size and yarn weight depending on the size of your toy. If it is a huge 22″ toy like the monkey above, you can use a…

Free Crochet Pattern: Himura Kenshin and Sagara Sanosuke

♥ For all manga and anime lovers ♥ Inspired by the Japanese film adaptation of the Rurouni Kenshin manga created by Nobuhiro Watasuki, I created this pattern to make my own Himura Kenshin and Sagara Sanosuke. More about Kenshin: Also known as Hitokiri Battōsai, a former legendary assassin turned wanderer who wields a sakabatō (a reverse-blade sword) in accordance…

Gratitude Journal

I am homesick for a place I am not sure even exists. One where my heart is full. And my soul is understood. There is a particular book that’s been lying by my bedside for almost a year now. I try not to devour it in a single setting. I want to savour each chapter and do some self-reflection….

Free Crochet Pattern: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Disclaimer: The original pattern is written by Atsuko with inputs from Rheatheylia (thanks ladies!). I have slightly modified their pattern (changes tracked in red) to incorporate more character details like the belt and arm bands. For your convenience, I have appended the full set of instructions here. PREVIOUSLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FROM MY OLD BLOG): What is the size of your…