How to make a Santa Clause … and a sledge

DSCN0429This time I will show you how to crochet a little Santa Claus – and I have a template for a sledge made of cardboard and chocolate.

You can fill the sled with a small gift or some handmade cookies.

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A Minotaur in New York


The Amigurumi exhibition in New York ( begins on 11 December. I take part and my little package is already on the way there.

This time the organizers of the exhibition wanted to show how the Amigurmi culture is developing in each area of the world and they asked for a characteristic or feature of the country or local area.

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We’re off to see the Wizard

imageedit_27_4587041284The Wizard of Ozis considered a classic and is one of the finest and most successful Hollywood musicals of film history: A tornado takes the fourteen year old Dorothy from Kansas to the magical land of Oz.

There she finds out, that she can only find her way back home with the help of the Wizard of Oz.

Accompanied by a scarecrow, a tin man and a lion, she follows the road to the castle of the wizard, but the Wicked Witch of the West tries to stop them

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Bling Bling Dolls

The Bling Bling dollsare Amigurumi with pearls for arms and legs. They strum and sparkle, rock and twist, in short, they are very funny and it is a quick crochet project.

So there is plenty of time for all the other summer activities! I want to crochet different characters from books and movies and I’m very excited to post here the first instruction for a Bling Bling Doll“.

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Two puppies and a baby elephant

Two weeks ago my husband came home (with a big smile on his face), he held two puppies in his arms and asked me if we could raise them. One puppy will stay with us and the other one will be with his father, once he grows up.

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