Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Having Right Shoulder Rotar Cuff Surgery

I am having Rotar cuff Surgery on my Right shoulder tomorrow Feb 26th 2015, I have injured it working as a Pet Groomer for over 20+ years. Unfortunately  repetition in any form , wears the body out. If you would like to know more about this type of surgery and injury , click on the link below.
I will be in an arm brace for 6-7 weeks after surgery, and PT for 4-5 months.

Hope it wont be to long before I can knit or crochet again....


http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00066

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Minature Thread Animals

 Little Mouse with a Strawberry
 Pink Piggy
Spring Bunny

Monday, January 26, 2015

Saying Goodbye


It is will great sadness that I post this On Jan. 24th 2015 , I lost one of my dearest friends, Shar from "TheknittyCat" . She had a major stroke, and did not survive its damage.

She was the sweetest, kindest person, and she has been my daily email friend for the past 7 years. We had grown very close, sharing not only family ups and downs, but all of our crafting, knitting, and crocheting projects.

She will be greatly missed in my life.  Rest in peace dear friend....




You can see her beautiful work here:

www.ipernity.com/home/theknittycat

www.flickr.com/knittycat.

 http://theknittycat.blogspot.com/

Monday, January 12, 2015

Dutch Couple

 Amigurumi Crochet Alan Dart Mice....Being a fan of Alans Knit mice, I decided to whip up some in Crochet...... Mice are worked with DK yarn, and stand about 7 inches tall.
 The MR.
The MRS.

Friday, January 2, 2015

To my dear Customers:

There has been significant changes to European Commission rules related to Value Added Tax (VAT) on sales of digital goods that are delivered electronically to consumers in the European Union.
At this time we are no longer selling our patterns on Craftsy , until we learn more about this Tax law, and how it will effect us. I am sad and very sorry to all of our great customers in these area’s.
We are still selling our patterns over at Ravelry, and Etsy  you do have to be a member to purchase, but it is FREE to join.

Instant download:
http://www.ravelry.com/s…/chiwaluv-amigurumi-critter-designs

With in 24 hrs emailed to you :
 http://www.etsy.com/people/Chiwaluv

Hope to see you soon!

Kindest Regards
Chiwaluv Amigurumi Critters

Monday, December 22, 2014

Penguin Chilly Bird



 Penguin Chilly Bird

New Crochet pattern available at my shops.

Penguin is Crocheted in the round, and stands about 9 inches tall, crocheted in DK yarn,  if you know simple basics of knit, you will also be able to make him a little stocking hat and cape.

Quick fun winter project! 


Saturday, November 15, 2014

Santa Baby Wee Love Doll

Santa Baby Wee Luv Doll

MINATURE CROCHET

Most of these  were all done with with size #10 Crochet thread,  resulting in the cutest ever, mini Amigurumi's.....

Mini Christmas bunny

Tea Cup Chihuahua's





Cockatiel





Baby Sloth






Wee Luv Dolls



This is showing 3 different sizes of my new Wee luv Dolls.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Witch-n-Lace

 Witch-n-Lace

Little doll adorns a brite orange spider on her bossom, Pointed lacy crochet collar,and doily to match.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Amigurumi Seasonal Dolls

 Amigurumi Seasonal Dolls, " Candy Corn -n- Lace" and Pumpkin-n-lace  each doll comes with her own hand crocheted coaster size doily to set on.  Doll are about 4 inches small.
Crocheted Amigurumi style, lace collar , each doll has her own signature Button attached to her bodice. This one adorns a tiny candy corn and the one below adorns a small pumpkin!

Cute desktop friends, gifts for that special friends or treat yourself!

Dolls and doily's are available in my Etsy Shop. 





Sunday, September 28, 2014

My Hello Kitty

 HELLO KITTY .....


I have searched for a nice Hello Kitty knitting pattern, and just could not find a small, cute one, so I decided to design my own, this little charmer, is only 9 inches tall, and can be made into a boy or girl. Fun, easy to knit, and works up quick using the two circular knitting method.
Clothing patterns are included in the pdf


Pattern available in our Ravelry store:
http://www.ravelry.com/people/chiwaluv


Thursday, September 18, 2014

Rosie

Cute bunny dressed in a baby pink top, with little rose embroidery , and knickers to match.

If your interested in purchasing a bunny, please give me a holla, I would love to make one for you.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Bunnys and Bears

 Granny Smith , wearing a cute little dress, with Granny smith Apples worked in fair isle.
 Max loves his skull shirt!
Rose a Teddy Bear, Granddaughters Christmas gift.

Pumpkin Bumpkin Bunny

Pumpkin Bunny, wearing a fairisle knit Pumpkin dress , and tennis shoes to match. Personal collection

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Angel Tea Cosy

 The Little Angel wears the cutest knitted white dress. She Can be knitted with lovely bright colors, and omit the wings for a cute little Swiss miss!
She has a beautiful black flat bead eyes and blond hair with two braids and Little white silk bows.
This pattern is knitted with double weight yarn or better known as DK.
Very easy to knit, Pattern is knitted flat, with classic needles- no knitting in the round.

Pattern available now in our shops:

Ravelry
Craftsy
Etsy




Thursday, July 17, 2014

Rose Tea Cosy Set

6 Cup Tea Cosy Set:

Includes A " Drip Catcher" for the spout, the "Rose Tea Cosy", and a little knit "Envelope Pouch" to carry your tea in your purse without squishing them.

All color coordinated.

Can be purchased at my Etsy Shop, also,  you may  order this set in your choice of colors. Just contact me at my Etsy shop.


Friday, July 4, 2014

Easy Tabi Socks


I could not find a Tabi sock pattern, that I actually enjoyed knitting, so this pattern was created for my own personal knitting enjoyment, and then I thought, I would share it with other knitters ,
as there might be someone else out there looking for a simplified tabi sock pattern in worsted weight yarn , I hate making socks on size 1 needles, hand cramps from hell! Ha ha , (Even though I secretly
admire them) This is a Pedi or Short Sock, if you want longer socks, just add more rows before you begin the heel section.
I hope you enjoy this pattern, please feel free to sell, or gift your socks to everyone you know and love!
Works up quick, , I make a Tabi sock in a day. So you can have a whole pair in a weekend of knitting.
Pattern also includes a regular Toe finish for those who want a pair of regular Pedi or short socks.
Pattern is color coded for simple follow along instructions and is worked in the round on two circular needles.
Pattern available in our Ravelry shop:
http://www.ravelry.com/stores/chiwaluv-amigurumi-critter-...



Monday, June 30, 2014

Whale Shark


Gentle Giant of the Sea, these large animals fascinate me, and I could not resist making a pattern for one, after reading about them.
This is an easy knit pattern, knit the body and fins flat, on size #4 knitting needles, and the mouth section is knit in the round, like the end of a sock, on dpn’s or 2-16 inch circular needles.
Instructions are easy to follow , and the item knits up quick.
Bonus section to teach you how to graft using your dpns and knit graphting , rather than the yarn needle method, works up quick, by knit grafting.

 Pattern is available in our shops now.


The whale shark is a filter feeder – It feeds on macroalgae, plankton, krill, Christmas Island red crab larvae and small nektonic life, such as small squid or vertebrates.

The real thing!