A Homemade Life
Welcome to Homemade Life.

To take full advantage of everything offered by our forum, please log in if you are already a member or join our community if not ....

Who is online?
In total there are 3 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 3 Guests


Most users ever online was 62 on 10th April 2015, 8:24 am
Latest topics
» What are you harvesting today?
by FloBear Yesterday at 8:13 pm

» Seed swap anyone?
by FloBear 15th March 2018, 3:56 pm

» Anyone braving the garden in March ?
by Chilli-head 13th March 2018, 4:35 pm

» Waste collection consultation
by Ploshkin 4th March 2018, 9:20 am

» Hungry Birds
by Dandelion 3rd March 2018, 9:49 pm

» "Popular contents" newsletters
by Dandelion 1st March 2018, 10:45 pm

» Knitting in the round
by Chilli-head 1st March 2018, 5:41 pm

» It's now more difficult to dispose of plastic waste
by Hairyloon 27th February 2018, 1:58 pm

» What can *I* do ?
by Chilli-head 27th February 2018, 11:59 am

» New beginnings in the February garden.
by Chilli-head 26th February 2018, 10:34 am

» Chairs 4 & 5: The lath back / banister back
by Ploshkin 19th February 2018, 9:39 am

» Endangered crafts
by Ploshkin 19th February 2018, 9:36 am

» The gardener's yearbook
by Chilli-head 1st February 2018, 10:38 am

» Garden Organic
by Dandelion 26th January 2018, 7:24 pm

» New arrivals
by Dandelion 23rd January 2018, 2:48 pm

» A fresh start to 2018 in the January garden
by Dandelion 13th January 2018, 11:23 pm

» More mead ...
by Chilli-head 10th January 2018, 12:47 pm

» Seed Banks and reliable suppliers
by freebird 7th January 2018, 9:37 pm

» Left-overs
by Dandelion 5th January 2018, 10:26 pm

» Recycling Christmas
by Dandelion 5th January 2018, 1:09 pm

We have 633 registered users
The newest registered user is SoberWatersRetreat

Our users have posted a total of 45317 messages in 2350 subjects
HML on FaceBook
RSS feeds

Donate to our Charity
The Homemade life supports Kiva - microloans for people in developing countries working to change their lives.  These loans are repaid to our KIVA account, so your donation is used many times to help different people - literally the gift that keeps on giving..


Go down

default Elephant

Post by freebird on 4th October 2012, 1:25 pm

Still on my way to learning enough crochet to make a throw (inspired by Adrian's Willow Basket throw on another thread). Two pot holders to revise and learn some of the basic stitches. Now I've learned to increase, decrease and work a spiral on an adjustable loop. I'm not really into soft toys, but I love this little guy....


Posts : 1615
Join date : 2011-10-19
Age : 61
Location : South East England

Back to top Go down

default Re: Elephant

Post by Jaded Green on 4th October 2012, 1:36 pm

That is so lovely Smile
Jaded Green
Homemade Moderator

Posts : 2288
Join date : 2009-11-09
Location : London

Back to top Go down

default Re: Elephant

Post by Adrian on 4th October 2012, 1:46 pm

Love it loveflag

Paradise Papercraft
Etsy shop
Founder and crotchety old git who wanders around in a threadbare dressing gown muttering

Posts : 2951
Join date : 2009-11-06
Age : 48
Location : Paradise, Nova Scotia


Back to top Go down

default Re: Elephant

Post by Dandelion on 4th October 2012, 6:02 pm

Ohhhhhh!!!!!! loveflag

The richer we have become materially, the poorer we have become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly in the air like birds and swim in the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers and sisters.

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posts : 4613
Join date : 2010-01-17
Age : 61
Location : Ledbury, Herefordshire

Back to top Go down

default Re: Elephant

Post by freebird on 5th October 2012, 8:16 pm

The elephant went to my mum today, as she knits a lot for charity. She gave me the yarn to practise with, when I said I was going to try some crochet again. I thought I recognised it, and she reminded me that I had given her that same yarn originally, as I had intended to start knitting something for my baby son, which never even got started. So that makes it about 31 years old!

Posts : 1615
Join date : 2011-10-19
Age : 61
Location : South East England

Back to top Go down

default Re: Elephant

Post by Chilli-head on 6th October 2012, 9:41 am

I hope your mum likes it. He's a cute little fellow ! I only just spotted him; knitting and crochet are baffling to me. I can grasp stocking stitch and rib, but the patterns Adrian posts look like some sort of top secret code to me !
Admin and Boss man

Posts : 2479
Join date : 2010-02-23
Location : Bedfordshire

Back to top Go down

default Re: Elephant

Post by Sponsored content

Sponsored content

Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum