This is a tutorial I wrote last year on how to do a Discreet Decrease in crochet. It’s particularly useful for amigurumi. A member of our knitting group was asking about recently so I said I’d share it with you all again! If you’ve already done some shaping in crochet then you probably already know … More Crochet Tutorial – Discreet Decrease
Or at least hiding out in living rooms and kitchens around Waterford. When I started up The Peeko Crafters a couple of weeks ago I had an inkling that there had to be more crafty folk secretly making wonderful creations in their living rooms, hanging out on Facebook craft groups and Ravelry forums. It makes us … More Crafters Crafters Everywhere!
Thank goodness it’s Friday! The last 2 weeks have been pretty busy between our couple of days away in Ballycotton, getting the little lady back to school and nursing a sinus infection (still on antibiotics for that one!) None the less I still managed to get some work done! Instead of lumping it all into … More Personalised Crochet Elephants
The second last birthday giveaway has just been announced over on Facebook. This week I’m giving one lucky winner a €20 voucher to spend on whatever they wish in my Etsy shop! I plan to start selling gift certificates in my Etsy shop very soon but until then get yourself over to my Facebook page to be … More WIN a €20 Voucher for Peeko Crafts!!!
The first round of birthday giveaways is over but there’s still 4 more to go! This weeks competition is one for all you fellow wonderful crocheters out there. Designing amigurumi’s is pretty new for me. I have loads of ideas but I struggle with the problem of every crafter, there’s just not enough time in … More WIN All 3 amigurumi patterns!!!
One of my favourite things about being a pattern designer is seeing my designs come to life at the hands of other crafty folk. The pattern testing process gives me my first look at what my designs look like when put in the hands of other crocheters. I’m not gona lie, it’s a great feeling … More Oliver Pattern Test – The results are in!
Oliver has a brother! Meet Oscar, the Orange Wide Eyed Owl 🙂 He’s pretty darn cute if I say so myself 🙂 You can pick him up in the Etsy shop or if you prefer his buddy Oliver you can pick him up from Etsy as well! If you’re a crocheter like yours truly, you can … More Oscar the (Orange) Wide Eyed Owl
Meet my latest little amigurumi creature creation! This is Oliver the Wide Eyed Owl. Like all my ami’s, this little fella is made using the scrumptiously soft 100% Cotton yarn that is Rico Creative Cotton. At 7.5″ tall he’s a bundle of owly cuteness that would make an adorable addition to any nursery and as … More Oliver the Wide Eyed Owl
Our Irish Summer is in full swing the last couple of days but being a crafter it doesn’t bother me too much. Any excuse to sit down and get the needles or hook out! This week I’ve been working away on two orders for amigurumi elephants and a personal project. First I’d like to show … More Pink Elephant, Custom Elephant and a bit of Lace
The Peeko Crafts Etsy Summer Sale is now on!!! 20% off all stock when you use the coupon code SUMMER2015 Pop over to http://www.peekocrafts.etsy.com to pick up a bargain!