Sunday, January 16, 2011

Elise’s Christmas Present

I was looking through photos of things I’ve crocheted and realized I haven’t posted photos of what I made for my sister Elise for Christmas. The very first crochet animal I ever made was a horse, and I gave it to her. She lugged Cherry Pie (as she named it) around, dragged it in the dirt, literally loved it to death. It wasn’t wonderfully constructed to begin with—its neck was never completely attached because I had NO idea what I was doing. Before Christmas Mama went through toys with the girls and cleaned things out, and poor Cherry Pie had to be thrown away. So I purposed to make Elise another horse for Christmas.

I used the horse pattern in Annie Obaachan’s book Super Cute. And I must say, I think it is the best amigurumi I have made yet! If you’d like to see any photos closer up, just click on them. Elise named her new favorite animal Cookie Dough.






  1. Oh, that's sooo cute! Love the name Elise!

  2. Hey Ashley! This is Hannah Jahn from your life of Christ class. Thanks for you leaving your comment on my blog! :) I didn't know that you could crochet! The horse is soooo cute! Have you heard of something called It's like a knitter's and crochter's facebook kinda thing with tons of gorgeous free patterns where friends can view your projects n' stuff. I've found it really helpful in expanding my abilities in knitting. :) My username is "uponwingsofeagles" if you decide to join. I love photography too!!! See ya, Hannah.

  3. Hey Hannah!
    I actually do have a Ravelry account, my username is creativelycrochet (I wish I could change it, but I dont think I can). :P
    I already added you as a friend.


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