Minecraft Corner To Corner Crochet Block Series: Part 6 – Emerald Ore Block Pattern

I started this emerald ore block alongside my previous magma block as I ran out of grey half way through making this! So while waiting to get some more I started and finished off the magma block!

Once I got some more grey I got back to finishing the emerald ore block off, and I think it is definitely up there as one of my favourites so far – I love the green details, and love the thought of them all being little green jewels waiting to be found.

Other Minecraft blocks patterns also available:

Chest Block, TNT Block, Magma Block, Emerald Ore, Diamond Ore, Pumpkin Head

Minecraft Crochet Corner To Corner Emerald Ore Block Pattern:

  • Size: 17x17cm.
  • 3.5mm hook.
  • DK wool.

Once you have made the 6 sides sew the pieces together down the sides, you can use a piece of foam or stuffing to fill the cube.  If using a cube sew the pieces together around it, if your using stuffing sew all the sides together but leave a 10cm gap so you can then put the stuffing in then sew the gap closed.

Crochet Corner To Corner Minecraft Ghast And Creeper Pencil/Storage Cases Pattern

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Another flurry into corner to corner crochet with these Minecraft Creeper and Ghast storage cases

Following my first successful attempt at corner to corner crochet with my corner to corner hearts blanket I decided to venture back and try something else.  I have had an idea for some crochet storage cases for a while now and combined with my like for making things Minecraft related I decided to combine to two and make some Minecraft themed storage cases.

After digging out my graph paper again I got started on the patterns for a Creeper and a Ghast (I was thinking of starting with a mooshroom cow but didn’t have any red!).  once I had got the pattern sorted I could get started on the crochet part.

Update: I finally got some red wool and completed a Minecraft Mooshroom version.

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These cases measure up at approximately 20 x 11 cm, when using DK wool and a 4 mm crochet hook.   The Ghast uses 3 colours (grey, black, white) and the Creeper uses 4 (black, dark green, medium green, light/sage green).

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Pencil/Storage Case Assembly:

After I had completed the crochet part and sewn in all the loose ends it was time to put the cases together. 

  • Taking one of the cases: fold it in half with the right sides together and slip stitch down the two sides. Turn back out the right way.
  • Attach the zip:
    • I used a 20cm length zip, but make sure to measure along the top edge of your finished case to ensure zip size due to variations in wool and tension.
    • Before sewing the zip I completed a few stitches at the bottom to hold the loose sides together which makes it easier for sewing in.
      • I first sewed the zip along one of the top edges, then opened the zip and sewed it to the other side.
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I decided to add some lining to my case just to ensure no bits could fall out.  I opted for lining which had a white wrong side and pattern on the right side for my Ghast so that you wouldn’t see any pattern through the case but would on the inside, however, you could choose any pattern or colour you would like.   

  • To add lining: cut a piece of fabric (for each case) 21 x 22 cm and fold this in half (placing right sides together) so you have a piece 21 x 11 cm and sew down the sides.
  • Fold the top edge over by 0.5 cm and press, then sew the lining into the case by placing the lining inside the case, pinning it in place with the top edge of the lining 0.5 cm from the zip and secure using a slip stitch.
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Crochet Granny Cal18: Minecraft Earth Block Granny Square Blanket

I’ve been working on a crochet granny along over the last 6 weeks by Zeens and Roger.

It’s been great fun getting all the granny squares made for this – I was a bit worried I would be tight on time for getting them all finished but I managed to get them all made and put together with a few days to spare!

Now it’s all finished you can see the final pattern of the blanket – a Minecraft earth block blanket. I do like my Minecraft makes – I’ve already made a creeper blanket, creeper, squid, ghast blanket, mooshroom cow blanket, and a wolf blanket and I still have a few more ideas for some more!

I made the blanket size 10×10 grannies and completed the grannies following this ‘how to’ and completed 2 rows of sc stitches around the whole blanket once I had sewn it all together.

So glad I joined in with this CAL I’m looking forward to taking part in another one!

Sewing Tutorial: Cable Tidy Roll – Perfect Christmas Gift Make

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I made this cable tidy roll tutorial for The Craft Cotton Company using their gorgeous Grayson Fat quarter set.  Perfect for keeping all those unruly cables untangled and in one place so you wont loose any.  This would make an ideal Christmas present for anyone who has lots of cables which like tying themselves together!

The tutorial is available for free over on their blog, along with lots of other great ideas.

Crochet Puffin Hooded Blanket Pattern

Make your own circus of puffins with this crochet hooded puffin blanket pattern

Ive been working on a few more crochet hooded blanket patterns over the last few months and there are bits of different animals and birds gathering up in my craft basket and starting to overflow all over the place!. In an attempt to reduce the crammed conditions in the craft basket I have managed to get a few put together, the first is a very cute puffin.

The pattern for this is available over on my Etsy and Ravelry shops.

Crochet Crocodile/Alligator Tail Blanket Pattern

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Become a crocodile with this crochet crocodile tail blanket pattern

Following on from my dinosaur and dragon tail blankets is a crocodile tail blanket. I love making these tail blankets so it wont be too long until a few more patterns start to come together!

The pattern for this is available over on my Etsy and Ravelry shops.

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