I mentioned this little fella in my last blog post and as promised this post is all about him! This little monkey first came about when a customer who spotted Louie the Elephant contacted me and asked could I make a monkey for her daughter. So out came my notebook and pencil and got busy designing … More Mickey the Monkey
Ok, it’s not so much radio silence as blogging negligence but I’m back and to start off here’s a little update of what I’ve been up to since you heard from me last. I’ll start with the most exciting projects first and they are a couple of designs that I’ve been working on for ILikeCrochet.com for … More End of Radio Silence…
Can’t wait to take proper photos to share this little fella with ye 🙂 My first ever amigurumi design completed 🙂 Bing Bunny from Cbeebies. Watch thos space for the pattern and the finished teddy in the Etsy shop. This fella is prepping for his photoshoot tomorrow before heading off to his new home.
I have always loved amigurumi and as someone who always loves a crafty challenge, I’ve been toying with the idea of designing my own amigurumi ever since I started making Nerdy Knitters My Little Pony patterns. The opportunity arose then when a customer asked me to make a black bunny as her daughter is a big … More Adventures in Amigurumi Design – Bing Bunny
I was asked a while ago by The Wool Shop to write a blog post about the My Little Pony toys that I made for my daughter. First I want to mention that these are not my own design but are designed by a very talented designer from the US who trades under the name Nerdy … More My Little Pony – Amigurumi
Before Christmas I shared a very touching article from The Irish Times on my Facebook page about the lasting impression the gift of a hand-knitted circus left on the writer. I was instantly moved by the piece as I’ve seen the power a handmade gift can have over a person, in particular a child. In … More The Lasting Impression of a Handmade Gift
The name “Peeko Crafts” is a play on the needlecraft term “Picot“. A picot is a functional and design element of crafting that not only embellishes a piece but also provides a practical function of joining pieces together. Jewellery and Accessories are like the picots of an outfit, they embellish what you’re wearing and help … More Peeko Crafts – In a Nutshell