We all need a touch of whimsy in our lives-something to make
us smile and to spread those smiles to those around us. These fun and
fantastical crochet creations are also a whole lot of fun to crochet.
Trying to add a little flexibility to your life? Branch out
from yoga and try a fun game of Do the Twist. These nine and three quarters
inch circles are cheap and easy to create; they travel great as well. Just
through them down on the lawn and let the hilarity proceed. You can arrange
them in color coordinating rows as pictured or mix them up. Lay them down
randomly or in rows of varying colors.
I remember a particularly enjoyable 4th of July
party when I was a child. We played a rousing game of beanbag toss. I wasn't
really good, but I had a lot of fun. These Cornhole Beanbags are just as
exciting to crochet as they are to play with. Colorwork crocheted in the round creates
adorable bird and bee designs. If this is your first foray into colorwork,
these bags are the perfect project.
And after all of that exercise, it's time to dress up for an
imaginative tea party. Don't forget to invite the hedgehog. This teapot cozy is
just too cute and a great gift for adults and children alike.
Then maybe settle in for a quiet game of checkers on the
floor. This is the perfect way to teach the younger generation to appreciate a
game that has been around for centuries. And if the players get a little tired,
this checkerboard doubles for an excellent nap blanket.
The Interweave Crochet
Accessories 2014 issue is full of whimsy, but you will also find a detailed
article on creating your own crochet bags, exciting steampunk crochet fashion,
and enough innovative accessory patterns to fill your dreams.
Download your special issue today and spread the joy and laughter.
P.S. Have you ever crocheted a toy?