Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Yarn Along : I actually have something to show!

I've been wanting to learn to knit and crochet for a long time now. Being around knitters (in the cyberspace) really boosted my will! And Ginny's yarn along helps a lot in doing so...

So I did it! I crocheted my first doll wig cap! All by myself, yay! Okay, I got help from this video and this other one and that awesome tutorial/pattern. And now I'm at the point of attaching hair to it... Pretty time consuming, but it looks so great already :) I'm using yarn I found in a store here, the most natural I could find... So it's 70% acrylic/30% alpaca. Once attached, I separate the two plies, which makes super soft curls :) Now I need to buy pink thread to make this little boy a body!

And the book behind? It's The Knitting Experience Book 1: The knit stitch by Sally Mellville. It has beginner project with lots of explanation on what to use to do what. Very great! I got it this holiday. Apparently I kept saying I wanted to learn! hehe!


  1. Looks great- welcome to the world of knitting!!

  2. beautiful doll - I love the hair! :)

  3. Hey, you're well on your way to Goal #1! It does make me sad, though, that the most natural yarn you can find in your town is 70% acrylic!


  4. Yay, congratulations on crocheting your first doll cap :) Can't wait to see your next project. Happy new year!


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