Crochet Harry Potter Sorting Hat

Originally posted on Dunmire Crochet Corner:

Now that the Holidays are over I can show you what I have been up to in my Creative Corner of the World! My Sister had told me that she wanted me to try and make a Harry Potter Sorting hat for my Niece and her Friend.  I took on the project by printing out a picture of the Hat. Here are a couple of the pictures I went by to create the Crochet Version of this hat.

The Sorting HatSorting_Hat

Down below is the starting process of me creating a pattern and getting the hat to be shaped like the pictures above.  The color yarn is different than what I made for my Niece and her Friend. I wanted to just use what yarn I had on hand to create a pattern or I should say my form of shorthand for a pattern. lol  This hat is crocheted in the round.  The eyebrows…

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The Bum Cosy!

Originally posted on The Blue Brick | Photography and Handcrafts by Shireen Nadir:

Bum Cosy ©Shireen Nadir 2013

My New Years was spent taking FO shots of my new pattern – perfect for skating, more serviceable than you’d believe, adorable as all get out… my new pattern is the Bum Cosy. And yes, these are the most photos of my bum that you can ever expect to have to endure on this blog ;)

Bum Cosy ©Shireen Nadir 2013

I’m pretty proud of this one. The knitting is mindless enough that it makes a perfect car, TV or socializing project. The cables keep things from getting too dull. I knit mine in 3 days just by carrying it everywhere I went!

Bum Cosy ©Shireen Nadir 2013

The Bum Cosy is just what it sounds like; a cute and sexy little hip hugger that’s meant to be worn over jeggings or tights to keep your bum warm and stylish in this chilly weather. The Bum Cosy has simple, stretchy cabled ribs to give it form while keeping the elasticity…

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