I can’t remember what I was actually looking for – probably doing that typical web browse where you just click on from link to link and end up a universe away from where you started – but one day back in 2006 I found a pattern for a totally cute [ but never cutesy-poo ] crochet cat.
You all know how i feel about cats, right ?
Still I printed it all out in the hope that one day it would be used
Fast forward a bit, and I discovered that the designer had a charted version in English
so that got added to the file too
and that’s pretty much where it all stayed until last month when, engaged in my regular perusal of the library database, I discovered that amineko is now a book, and one was on order.So that was me #1 in the reserve queue !!
Oh frabjous day!
So far this week I have:
crocheted the bits of two-and-a-half amineko[s]
The little mauve one is an anonymous BWM 8ply wool on a 3.5mm hook
The darker blue stripey one is Yarn Bee Worsted Wool [ an unplied singles ] and a 4.5mm hook
Number 3 – when it grows up – will be the denim blue one in Sirdar Denim Sport Aran … a lovely soft cotton blend yarn. Very nice to work with.
and has already been instructed as to his/her/its position in the feline hierachy
obviously Neko is not particularly worried.
I wish the same could be said for Bear
who is not impressed