Sneak about as quiet as a mouse in a hooded crochet mouse blanket

I’ve been working on a few more hooded blanket patterns over the last few weeks and am super excited to get this mouse blanket uploaded. 

The pattern is a available on my Etsy shop: 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/535942511

Perfect for a little competition – a fun bean bag target game….it’s time to get practising! 

Completely forgot to upload the link to this tutorial last year after gifting it to a friend and not being able to put it up on here until they had received it. Finally dawned on me I had forgotten after playing a game with them at the weekend. Think I need to make another one so I can get practising – I didn’t do well at all! 

This target game will provide hours of fun for all the family, and it can also be easily taken out and about with you as it all fits into a handy drawstring bag. The tutorial can be found over on the craft cotton company blog along with lots of other great tutorials: 

https://www.craftcottonblog.co.uk/single-post/2016/06/30/Target-Throw-Game

Sneaking in another cross stitch cushion amongst all the crochet blankets! 


Crochet blankets have been taking over a bit recently so I haven’t had much time to work on my other projects, I finally managed to squeeze in a week of cross stitching and have managed to get this cushion finished and ready for gifting. 
I love this cross stitch pattern from 365 Cross Stitch Designs, volume 5 2016 and think it’s worked out really well on the green background I was wanting to use. The fabric is some I had in my stash from Ikea. I’ve got my eye on a few more cross stitch patterns from this issue too so it hopefully won’t be long until a few more cross stitch projects pop up! 
Now it’s time to get back to the crochet blankets – I have so many ideas for them I can’t see me stopping anytime soon! 

Get bouncing with your very own crochet Kangaroo tail

As well as being perfect for practicing your Kangaroo bouncing, this crochet Kangaroo tail blanket has a very handy pouch. Perfect for keeping your treasures in while wearing it. 

It can be made to any size – all you need is a waist and leg measurement. The pattern is available over on my Etsy shop:
https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/518411896/crochet-kangaroo-tail-blanket-pattern?ref=shop_home_active_1

Time for another hooded blanket, this time a toucan


After making the puffin hooded blanket I decided to do another bird blanket and thought I would do a toucan. 
The pattern is available over on my Etsy shop: 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/513014996/hooded-toucan-blanket-crochet-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 is available over on my Etsy shop:   https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/526825227/hooded-puffin-blanket-crochet-pattern

Time for a bit of cross stitch with this very cute elephant pillow 



I came across the cross stitch pattern for this very cute elephant picture in CrossStitcher magazine issue 281 (2014), and I knew it would make the a perfect gift for a friend whose birthday is coming up. I also found some fabric which was an ideal match to make it into a cushion, this fabric is from the Indian Garden range by The Craft Cotton Company, I love the bright colours and bold patterns of this range. 
I love how this cushion has turned out I Think I may need to make one of these for myself…..

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!

 

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Pattern is available over on my Etsy shop:

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/521432651/crochet-crocodile-tail-blanket-pattern

 

 

Time for a couple more cards…

I saw an idea for a Star card a while ago in Crafts Beautiful magazine and have been meaning to make some like this for a while. I came across some docrafts Papermania Mr. Mister card toppers and paper and some docrafts Papermania Denim Blue dome stickers and twine in my stash and knew that it would be perfect for the Star cards.  


I also used some of the docrafts Papermania Mr. Mister paper and card topper with the docrafts Papermania Denim Blue twine and dome stickers to make another card.