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Cute Eraser Charm Jewelry

Hope over to Instructables.com to see my instructable for these cute charms made from little erasers!

Also, new page up with random things I like. Just ’cause.

Crocheted Hello Kitty Hat

This is the hat I made my sister for her birthday, to keep her ears warm up in Alaska :) I used a thick, bulky yarn that worked up quickly and made the entire hat in about 4 hours.  Because the yarn is thick, make sure you keep testing the sizing or else it’s easy for it to turn out too big.

 You will need:

Bulky Yarn in white and red (I used Loops and Threads Charisma Super Bulky yarn – I love this stuff, it’s soft and easy to use but thick so projects work up quickly)

Size H hook

Yarn needle

 HAT:

With white yarn, CH 1

Rnd 1: SC x 8 in ring, join with slipstitch, CH 1, turn

Rnd 2: SC x 2 in each stitch, join with slipstitch, CH 1, turn

Rnd 3: SC x 1, SC x 2 in next stitch, repeat around, join with slipstitch, CH 1, turn

Rnd 4 SC x 2, SC x 2 in next stitch, repeat around, join with slipstitch, CH 1, turn

Rnd 5: SC x 3, SC x 2 in next stitch, repeat around, join with slipstitch, CH 1, turn

Rnd 6: SC in each stitch around, join with slipstitch, CH 1, turn

Rnd 7: SC x 4, SC x 2 in next stitch, repeat around, join with slipstitch, CH 1, turn

Rnd 8: SC in each stitch around, join with slipstitch, CH 1, turn

Rnd 9: SC x 5, SC x 2 in next stitch, repeat around, join with slipstitch, CH 1, turn

Rnd 10: SC in each stitch around, join with slipstitch, CH 1, turn

Rnd 11: SC x 6, SC x 2 in next stitch, repeat around, join with slipstitch, CH 1, turn

Rnds 12+: SC in each stitch around, join with slipstitch, CH 1, turn.  Repeat row until the hat is the length you want it to be.  You can leave the entire hat white or do the last row in red like I did.

 EARS:

Each ear is made by crocheting two identical ear shapes and then crocheting them together at the sides.

Row 1: with white yarn, CH 8

Rows 2 & 3: SC x 8, turn

Row 4: DEC, SC x 4, DEC

Row 5: SC x 6

Row 6: DEC, SC x 2, DEC

Row 7: SC x 4

Row 8: DEC x 2, tie off

Repeat to make 4 kitty ear shapes.  Lay two ears on top of each other and with white yarn, SC around the edges (making sure to increase the stitches around the tip of the ear to make a rounded shape).  Repeat with remaining two ear shapes.

Once your ears are assembled, sew them to the hat.  It’s helpful to have someone wear the hat first so you can mark where you want the ears to go, I have mine about 1/3 from the front of the hat.

 BOW:

Row 1: with red yarn, CH 8

Rows 2 & 3: SC x 8

Row 4: DEC, SC x 4, DEC

Rows 5 & 6: SC x 6

Row 7: DEC, SC x 2, DEC

Rows 8, 9 & 10: SC x 4

Row 11: INC, SC x 2, INC

Rows 12 & 13: SC x 6

Row 14: INC, SC x 4, INC

Rows 15 & 16: SC x 8, tie off.

Repeat for second bow side.  Place sides on top of one another and SC around the edges with red yarn, making sure to increase around the corners to give them a rounded shape.  Sew bow to ear.

Really cool stuff for the Nintendo DS

As my sister’s birthday is coming up, I’ve been shopping around for gifts, and it looks like the family is going to pitch in to get her a DSi or DS Lite.  She had a DS way back when it first came out but sold it years ago – now that she’s working that school in Alaska though she has lots of hours of free time (she guards a stairway, not much to do) so hopefully she’ll get some use out of a DS now! While browsing I found some of the coolest things for the DS – so here’s my DS dream shopping list:

Star Wars Light Saber Styluses.

I seriously want! >~< It’s a light saber, it’s a stylus – how can it get any better? (Okay, it can get better, there are light saber stylus that LIGHT UP!!)

Pikachu Charge Stand for DSi and DSi XL.

As I have a first gen DS this is useless to me but I want it anyway, lol.

Pink Peach Nintendo DS Lite Tin Starter Kit.

Okay, so once again I don’t have the DS type this was made for – why are all the cute things made for the newer DS’s? T_T (This also comes in Stars & Mushrooms and Mario!)

Nintendo 3DS – Limited Edition with The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time 3D

No, I am not planning on upgrading to the 3DS anytime soon.  But this. Is. Awesome.

Nintendo DS Limited Edition Pokemon Pack

No, I’m still not planning in upgrading anytime soon. Yes, this is also awesome *0*

Hello Kitty DSi Vinyl Game Skin

WHY IS THIS NOT MADE FOR MY DS??? D:

Star Wars R2-D2 Vinyl Game Skin

No, this doesn’t fit my DS either…*sighs*

Rainbow Stylus Pack for DS

My reaction to these styluses.

Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver Styluses

Confession – I haven’t actually watched Dr. Who (yet).  But I would still waste money on these ._.

Doctor Who Zip Case – The Tardis for DSi, DS Lite

And if you liked the stylus, why not get a case to go with it?

Nintendo Official and LEGO Game Cases for DS

These are just…epic.

Dsi Buzz Lightyear Starter Kit

The five year old in me wants this, lol!

DS Nintendo Character Kit – Mario Case and Stylus for DS Lite and DSi

Can this be any cooler? *o*

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