Saturday, September 27, 2014

Granny Square Tutorial (HOOK ONLY)

Using the techniques I've taught myself while crocheting, I was able to put together a basic granny square. It turned out super cute. This version is what I consider to be the single crochet or lite version since it takes less bands (I have a larger version too.) I was asked to put together this square after a person posted their version to the RL Facebook page. I figured that since the technique to crocheting with bands in this manner is original to me and that a normal, no frills granny square isn't really an original design. I was pretty excited that people came to me for it. Definitely makes me feel pretty good!

I hope you are up for the challenge of a Hook Only design! If you are, check out my YouTube Channel, feelinspiffy, or right here! 

Beautiful! :)

Happy Taco!

Arriba!! A fantastic Happy Taco! I love how it turned out! I know the shape in the middle might not be perfect, especially if you don't go back and stretch them out, but I am very pleased with it overall.

Using the techinques I learned while making the Happy Ice Cream Sandwich I was able to make this taco with a nice shell and filling divide! Kids seem to love it....and adults too! :)

If you would like to check it, my channel feelinspiffy is always an option, otherwise right here is good too!

Enjoy! :)

Happy Chicken Leg!

I think this turned out super cute! I was really happy with the shaping of it. Nice meaty head and super cute bone! Impressed! lol

This was definitely another one that was asked for frequently ever since I started to make the "unhealthy foods." I'm in love! I think it's an easier design so that's awesome for those that aren't quite as experienced....though there is a bit of reducing and increasing. 

You'll have to let me know what you think! :)

You can find the tutorial on my YouTube channel, feelinspifffy, or right here:

Enjoy! :)

Happy Hamburger!

Woo Hoo! This turned out better than I could have though it! I made so many of these to try and find the right combination of cute and banding to get it right! 

And I would say I nailed it! It goes perfect with the other Happy Foods, particularly the fries! 

Seriously, I made so many and some were seriously riduculous, lol. Like 6 inches tall or they looked like they had some serious issues, lol. Thank goodness the banding just worked out after all the trials!

If you can't resist this super adorable guy, you need to check out my channel, feelinspiffy or right here:

Totally adorable! :)

Happy Eggplant!

The Happy Eggplant, or Aubergine, as I found out after I posted turned out super cute I think. I love how I exaggerated the top just a bit to be more dramatic, just adds a little something. 

This design was a bit harder because there wasn't a lot of shape to work with from the actual fruit...just long and fatter at one end. I still think it turned out great, think I just wanted to be able to do a little more than I had.

You can let me know what you think by checking out my YouTube channel, feelinspiffy, or right here: 

Adorable! :)

Happy Radish!

I think this turned out super cute! Love the leaves and I think I nailed the shape too! I wish I would have given it a white tip at the end, but oh well, still cute! 

I did get asked if this was just my Happy Beet banding though, lol. I will say here and everywhere else, I will never do the exact same banding on something, but give it a color change just to throw views up on my channel. I don't need to do that at all. Each piece I make is original and unique and I am super proud of that!

If you would like your own Happy Radish, you can find the tutorial on my YouTube channel, feelinspiffy, or right here:

Enjoy! :)

Happy Ice Cream Sandwich

So, Rob, over at Justin's Toys is a fan of my Happy Foods, which I think is amazeballs! (they actually added that word to the dictionary!)

He has made a few of them and been awesome enough to promote my channel at times through his instagram page and YouTube due to my Happy Foods.

In a band review video he the very end....he whispers that feelinspiffy (that's ME!) should make a Happy Ice Cream Sandwich! How cool! 

Of course, I'm getting comments left and right letting me know that he asked for me to make him one. So I came up with this one. I thought I did a fantastic job, not to toot my own horn, lol.

The banding to get the nice separation of colors was pretty cool and besides the fact that I would have made if a few more rows longer to look more realistic, I think it was spot on! I was too worried about the band count and disappointing too many kids if I kept letting it creep up there.

But if you would like to try this tasty treat, you can find the tutorial on my YouTube channel, feelinspiffy or right here:

Yummy! :)