Kari-Elyssa

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Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
For those interested in knitting socks with a somewhat unconventional technique, this is the perfect pattern. Although not required, the socks can be knit with 7-8 DPNs at once in order to better control the fit. Inspired by autumn walks on obscure trails, these robust cabled ankle socks make the perfect cool weather knitting project.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This cute and easy Stockinette Stitch hat is a perfect beginner or weekend project. It can be made as a beanie or lenghtened as desired for a slouchy look; the pompom is also an optional element. The hat can stretch to fit most adults. The simplisity of the hat also makes it a good choice for a gift. A free version of this pattern is also avail...
Crochet: Animal Toy
Here is a cute little sea turtle that is both fun and easy to create. If you have a tiny sea shell, you can give your sea turtle a special hat!
Crochet: Toy Food
This cute little amigurumi avocado is the same size as a real avocado and very realistic (only this version is more plush). Perfect as a decor item! The pattern is also surprisingly easy to make, although it might look complicated.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Two little blue whales, happy and cute, and ready for an adventure together! Will you join them?
Crochet: Animal Toy
Always be reminded of sweet flowers and warm weather with these two adorable bumblebees, Lavender and her sister Bluebell. You can make one or both of them; the pattern includes instructions to make each bee’s stripe variations. These two tiny bumblebees can fit in the palm of each hand. With the pattern only requiring three pieces, they are qu...
Crochet: Animal Toy
This sweet little clownfish is here to brighten your day! While the pattern may look complicated it is actually easier than it seems, utilizing basic shaping techniques.
Crochet: Animal Toy
This cute and friendly panda would like to be your friend!
Crochet: Softies - Other
Here is a happy little sunshine to bring cheer on cloudy days. Make it your very own, and always have a sunny little friend!
Crochet: Animal Toy
Here is a cute little baby harp seal!
Crochet: Softies - Other
These tiny hearts are surprisingly easy to make. They make great practice projects for those wanting to learn different shaping techniques for crochet. The finished hearts also make great gifts. All three sizes are included in the PDF pattern.
Crochet: Toy Food
Have some summer fun with ice cream that never melts! This amigurumi pattern contains instructions for the single scoop, double scoop, and triple scoop versions of the ice creams. Even better, the ice creams are 100% seamless (apart from the added cherry). This is the first set of ice cream patterns in a new summer series.
Crochet: Toy Food
A set of semi-realistic amigurumi kiwi fruit.
Crochet: Animal Toy
This cute little koala would love to be your new friend! This is the first pattern in my Australian/Tasmanian animal series.
Crochet: Animal Toy
A happy little ladybug for spring, all year round.
Crochet: Animal Toy
The king and queen of the savannah are here! Instructions for both tiny lions are available in this PDF.
Crochet: Toy Food
Mangosteen are a small fruit found in parts of Southeast Asia. This little amigurumi is about the same size of a standard mangosteen fruit, so it is quite realistic.
Crochet: Animal Toy
This cute little marmalade tabby is perfect (or purrfect), for any cat lover! Make one today and have a new feline friend!
Crochet: Animal Toy
Cute little narwhals are here! Adventure awaits with the unicorns of the sea.
Crochet: Animal Toy
These two little octopus friends are ready to make you smile! One has its mouth open and the other does not. Both octopi variations are included in the PDF.
Crochet: Animal Toy
This cute little emperor penguin chick is looking for new friends!
Crochet: Animal Toy
Second of the three recent corgi patterns I created; there are two other corgis available in separate patterns.
Crochet: Animal Toy
There are two color variations shown for the foxes, with the pattern being mostly the same forboth apart from a few minor changes to the colors. In the pattern title, I have both listed as red foxes. To clarify, this is because silver foxes are merely melanistic red foxes, and not a different subspecies or species.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Here is a cute little red panda who would like to be your new friend!
Crochet: Animal Toy
This sunny little chick is not only cute, but easy to make. Although it is based on a duckling, it could be any bird you wish.
Crochet: Animal Toy
These tiny round chickens are not only cute but easy to make. The two chickens shown are the same pattern, just different colors. You can make one or both chickens.
Crochet: Animal Toy
The first of the amigurumi Siamese cat kittens.
Crochet: Softies - Other
This cute little snowman is the perfect addition to your winter wonderland decor. Instructions for the crochet scarf are also included in the pattern.
Crochet: Animal Toy
The thylacine (aka Tasmanian Tiger) was a medium-sized carnivorous marsupial once found in Australian and Tasmania. Sadly they were declared officially extinct in the late 1930s. However, you can now make your very own amigurumi thylacine!
Crochet: Animal Toy
Amigurumi tigers are here: tiny, cute, and fierce, but mostly cute.
Crochet: Animal Toy
One of the three recent corgi patterns I created; there are two other corgis available in separate patterns.
Crochet: Animal Toy
Third of the three corgi patterns. This is the tricolor red variation (different than the tricolor black in that only its back and tail have dark markings).
Crochet: Animal Toy
A sweet little watermelon bee!
Crochet: Toy Food
These cute watermelon wedges are perfect for bringing summer cheer even on the darkest winter days. Not only are they cute, but also easy to make, with only two pieces worked in the round!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat is inspired by Balsam Mountain, a peak within the Catskill Mountains of New York State, United States. It is one of the tallest peaks in the range, but the exact height has yet to be measured.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
This is a pattern for simple Stockinette Stitch ankle socks, worked from the top down. The socks make a great practice pattern for those looking to start with socks, or practice more advanced techniques with double pointed needles.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These gorgeous socks are inspired by African bogolan (mud cloth) fabric motifs. Traditionally bogolan fabric is dyed with pigment made from fermented earth and clay. The patterning here is achieved by stranded techniques.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These gorgeous African print socks are inspired by animal print (zebra and cheetah, specifically), and in turn, translated into geometric stranded knitting motifs arranged in a repetitive pattern. The name “Ebony” was chosen as the wood from the tree of the same name (Diosyros ebenum) also shares a similar coloring to the brown and black areas ...
Crochet: Decorative - Other
If you love tillandsias (aka air plants) this is the perfect project! The pots were inspired by a combination of pineapple planters and sea urchin plants. The grey color scheme makes them look like many of the concrete air plant holders available on the market. These pots are not meant to hold soil. They are meant as holders for small tillandsi...
Crochet: Toys and Hobbies - Other
These cute little stress balls make the perfect gift or weekend project. They are soft and squishy, with the added bonus of being filled with dried lavender buds for a pleasant scent, reminiscent of days at a spa. They can be used as decorative sachets as well. I used purple yarn, but any color can be used. These stress balls require both stuff...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Cute ankle socks inspired by desert scenery, featuring a band of saguaro cacti surrounded by decorative tile borders.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A cute cat hat inspired by two maneki neko (lucky cat statues) that I own; one is black and the other is pink and white. While the intention was to have a generic cat hat, you can also this as a feminist hat.
Knitting: Decorative - Other
These little pumpkins are perfect for fall decor. Make one or enough for a miniature pumpkin patch. The pumpkins shown are in different colors, but they are the same pattern; you can use any color you choose.
Crochet: Toy Food
Onigiri are a type of Japanese savory rice snack. While you can’t eat these onigiri, they are still cute and plush, a forever reminder of your favorite food.
Knitting: Headband
This is a simple and easy headband pattern worked flat with single pointed knitting needles. The pattern was inspired by the opuntia (prickly pear) cactus, which has a shape similar to that of the central cable motif and texture like the seed stitch edging. The seed stitch borders also act as a decorative selvedge that does not need additional ...
Knitting: Headband
In astronomical terms a satellite is any object that orbits another, usually larger, celestial body; an example would be a planet and its moons. There is usually a set direction which the satellite
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Selenography is the scientific study of the moon, and the related geographical mapping of the moon’s surface. These socks are inspired by the surface of the moon: rounded cables and textured stitches representing craters, ridges, and rocky lunar plains.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Watermelon socks are here to conjure memories of summer picnics filled with fresh watermelon. Bright and festive, these socks are certain to make a statement any time of year.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Subtly intricate cable textured socks, inspired by the movement of water. A great intermediate level sock knitting pattern that is not overly complex but still interesting to work.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Third sock pattern in my watermelon series, this variation is inspired by stripe arrangements on candy canes, lollipops, and other sweets.
Knitting: Ankle Sock
Bold stripes and watermelon seed check adorn these fun and festive socks. They are a variation on my Summer Watermelon Socks, also available on Ravelry.