Amilovesgurumi

The secret life of mice and more

Mice sitting on a barnMäuse sitzen auf Brettern in einer ScheuneThis time I have a great story for you and of course there is also a crochet pattern. The mice are relatively big, with Catania wool by Schachenmayr and a crochet hook size 2.5 they are 28 cm tall. Something to cuddle. Have fun with the story!

Hector and Paprika, the little field mice, had been playing catch and hide and seek all morning. When they got tired, they sat down on the boards of an old barn and enjoyed the first rays of spring sunshine.

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Daddy is expecting a baby

Can a man get pregnant?
Yes … – if it is a seahorse. Seahorses are the only animals in the world where males carry babies. When two seahorses find each other, a long love and romantic dance begins. They rub their cheeks together and hold hands, oops, I mean they hook their tails together. Then the female puts her eggs in the belly pocket of the male. Once fully developed, they hatch and go foraging by themselves.

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Icelandic horse Ragdoll

I had planned to crochet an elephant. But Terry, an Internet girlfriend had a brilliant idea: She suggested that I crochet an Iceland horse. When I saw pictures of the horses, I fell in love with these proud and beautiful horses. Look here:

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I’m back … with a Moose

I’m back – jippie-ja-yeah!
It’s been a while since I wrote anything. My last post was in February when I started a crochet group here in town and did not have much time for the blog. But to be perfectly honest, I also lost my motivation – the writing and designing of the patterns had suddenly become tedious.

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Amigurumi University

In the last post I wrote that I organize a seminar for the women here in the village. I am so glad that I have dared to take this step, because I had enough to worry:

“I do not speak the language correctly and sometimes I can not translate the things I want to say, the translations of the instructions into Greek might contain mistakes, the speech in front of a group could become embarrassing, what if no one comes ” … and so on.

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The Monster-Hunters need your vote!

For some time I had the desire to change my previous blog design and replace it with a fresher look. Finally I found a design that I like very much. There is also a “Donate” button, so you can support me and my blog and my future projects.

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Nessie sighted – in Greece :)

My niece saw on television a report about the Loch Ness monster in Scotland and she was fascinated by the story: Nessie is a monster that, despite many efforts, nobody was able to find it and there are still speculations as to whether it really exists.

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Grape harvest and Halloween Decoration

End of September begins the most exciting time of the year in my vineyard – the vintage. It is important that it does not rain at the end of the ripening period, because the sugar content of the grapes decreases after a rain.

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