Saturday, December 28, 2013

Project~Easy Pom Pom Beanie

While I was watching the Wolverine with my dad and brother, I made this super cute hat!! :) I saw it on All About Ami's blog ,and I knew I HAD to make it. :)I made the long thick strip and folded it in half and sewed the side closed. I used my 6.0mm Clover Crochet hook.
Doesn't the hat have such a lovely ribbed pattern? :)
 I love the ribbed look of the hat. :) ❤️❤️


Then, I threaded a long strand of yarn around the circumference of the hat and tightly pulled the string which closed the hole. 
Then, I made a Pom Pom, sewed it to the top of the hat, and my hat was done!!!:) 
I love this hat... :) 
It looks super cute!

Top view...
And a look at the Pom Pom. :)
I wear this hat a lot. And it goes well with a LOT of my winter scarfs and jackets. :) Keep warm, y'all!!
The pattern can be found on the Lion Brand website, but you need an account to get the pattern. Luckily the registration is free!! :)

Have a great day of crocheting and crafting!! 
❤️anna❤️


Tuesday, December 17, 2013

1 Year Blogiversary!



It's my first BLOGIVERSARY!! I still cannot believe that it has been one whole year since I began this blog. On this day a year ago, I posted my first post. So much has happened in one year. God has been so loving to me this whole year, and I am very thankful for that.

I am also very thankful for all of my friends for their help and support. I remember being very excited when I first made this blog, and posted my first pattern.  As you can see, I have improved in my designs a lot! :)

I want to especially thank my dad and mom for their continuous love and encouragement for my hobby. I also want to say thanks to my new friend and sister in Christ Stephanie Jessica Lau. She inspired me to make this blog and even start making amigurumi! :) Several times, she would send me emails of encouragement, and I am super thankful to her for that. :) Thank you so much, Stephanie! Her blog can be found here

One year ago, I didn't think my amigurumi and crochet patterns would be very popular, but several months ago, 3 of my designs became pretty popular. Those designs are:

Simple Puff Stitch Flower
Cute Amigurumi Fox
and Hexagon

 Again, I just want to say a HUGE thanks to all of you for your love and support. To show my gratitude, I will be hosting another giveaway soon! So, keep your eyes peeled for that. :)

Have a wonderful day of crocheting and crafting!

~Anna of Spool of Sunshine~

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Keep Calm And Carry Yarn Necklace from Stephanie Jessica Lau's Giveaway

A few months ago, Stephanie Jessica Lau hosted a Giveaway on her blog, and I won it! The prize was this super cute necklace. I love it. :)❤️ I'm just going to post pictures of what it looks like:

Well, that's it for today!
Have a great day!
❤️anna❤️



Saturday, December 7, 2013

Simple Breezy Slouchy Hat

 Brrr! It's been pretty chilly where I live lately. :) It may even snow(it never snows where i live)! I made so many winter hats and scarfs, but this one turned out to be my favourite hat. I bought 2 balls of Vanna's Choice yarn in two different shades of grey, and I decided to make a beanie. The pattern is super easy and simple, and it can be adjusted easily too!

Materials

  • 2 balls of grey yarn in different shades( I used Vanna's choice yarn in Silver Grey and Charcoal Grey)
  • Size 6.oomm crochet hook( I used my clover hook)
  • Tapestry needle
Hat Band:
With the darker grey yarn:
Ch 8
R1: In the 3rd ch away from the hook, dc. Dc in every ch across.
R2: dc in the back loops only across.
Repeat R2 until the band will fit easily over your head.
BO and sew the ends together.
Hat Body:
With the lighter grey yarn:
Rnd 1: Attach the yarn to the brim of the band, and sc around the band.
Rnd2-20: HDC in every st around.
BO.

Finishing:
Cut a long strand of yarn and thread it through the top of the hat. Pull tightly to close the hole. Weave in loose ends.

And there you have it!! :) I love this hat. I made it for my sister, and she has a smaller head than mine, so the hat was a little small on me.



Have a great day of crocheting and crafting! 

~Anna~
This pattern is an original pattern by Anna S. from Spool of Sunshine(December 2013). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but you may not sell or distribute it, or sell items made from this pattern.

Monday, December 2, 2013

Pattern: Amigurumi Fox

Let's make this cutie!! :) It is super easy and simple.

Materials
  • Orange, White, and a little bit of red yarn
  • Size 3.25 crochet hook
  • Stuffing
  • Little bit of black felt
  • Glue gun with glue sticks
  •  Size 12mm safety eyes
  • Darning Needle
Head
With Orange Yarn:
 Rnd 1: ch2 and 6sc into the 2nd ch away from the hook. (6sts)
 Rnd 2: 2 sc in every st around. (12sts)
 Rnd 3: {sc1 , 2 sc in the next st} repeat around. (18tsts)
 Rnd 4: {sc 2, 2 sc in the next st} repeat around. (24 sts)
 Rnd 5: {sc 3, 2 sc in the next st} repeat around. (30 sts)
 Rnd 6: {sc 4, 2 sc in the next st} repeat around.(36 sts)
 Rnd 7: {sc 5, 2 sc in the next st} repeat around.(42 sts)
 Rnd 8: {sc 6, 2 sc in the next st} repeat around.(48 sts)
 Rnd 9-12: sc in every st around. ( 48sts)
Switch to white yarn
 Rnd 13: sc in every st around. (48sts)
 Rnd 14: {sc 6, dec}repeat around.(42 sts)
 Rnd 15: {sc 5, dec} repeat around.(36 sts)
 Rnd 16: {sc 4, dec} repeat around.(30 sts)
Place safety eyes in between Rnd 12 and 13.  
 Rnd 17: {sc 3,dec} repeat around.(24 sts)
 Rnd 18: {sc 2, dec} repeat around.(18sts)
Stuff head.
 Rnd 19: {sc 1, dec} repeat around.(12 sts)
 Rnd 20: { dec} repeat around. (6sts)
Bind off with a long tail to close the hole. 

Body
With orange yarn:
Rnd 1: ch 2 and 6 sc in the second ch away from the hook.(6 sts)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in every st around. (12 sts)
Rnd 3: {sc 1,2 sc in the next st.} repeat around. (18 sts.)
Rnd 4: { sc 2, 2 sc in the next st} repeat around. (24 sts)
Rnd 5&6: sc in every st around.
Switch to white yarn
Rnd 7&8: sc in every st around. 
Rnd 9: {sc 2, dec} repeat around. (18 sts)
Bind off and stuff tightly.

Ears( make two)
With red yarn:
Ch 2
Rnd 1: 6 sc in the second ch away from the hook(6sts)
Rnd 2: 2sc in every st around(12 sts)
Rnd 3: sc in every st around. (12 sts)
Switch to orange yarn
Rnd 4: {sc 1, 2 sc in the next st} repeat around. (18 sts)
Rnd 5-7: sc in every st around
Bind off with a long tail for sewing.

Arms and legs( make 4) 
With white yarn
Rnd 1: ch 2 and 6 sc in the second ch away from the hook.(6 sts)
Rnd 2&3: sc in every st around (6 sts)
Switch to orange yarn
Rnd 4-6: sc in every st around. (6 sts)
Bind off with a long tail for sewing. 

Finishing
With black felt, cut a small triangle for the fox's nose and glue gun it to the fox's face. Sew the ears on the head without stuffing them. Sew the body underneath the head. Sew the arms onto the body. 
Weave in loose ends. 

And voila! Whew! It has been a while since I wrote an amigurumi pattern! :D 

Have a great day of crocheting and crafting!! ❤️❤️

❤️Anna
This pattern is an original pattern by Anna S. from Spool of Sunshine(December 2013). Please do not claim this pattern as your own. If you wish to share this pattern, you may link to this pattern but please do not reprint it on your site. You may keep a copy for your own personal use but you may not sell or distribute it, or sell items made from this pattern.