Category Archives: Crochet

The Stand

The pipe cleaners I had were not sufficiently rigid for the stand, so I made the structure out of some ticker copper wire, then added the pipe cleaners to give it a bit of softer bulk. The legs were done … Continue reading

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Bernie the Bunsen Burner

Meet Bernie: I saw this picture of crocheted chemistry sets and thought I’d like to try my own… unfortunately the maker has chosen not to sell her patterns, so I had to look elsewhere and found this patten (not free, … Continue reading

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Conical and Round-Bottomed Flasks

….because who doesn’t want plushy laboratory glassware?! (Conical flask = Erlenmeyer for anyone on the wrong* side of the pond….) Firstly, the round-bottomed flask: A very simple pattern combining a basic crocheted ball with a cylindrical neck.  I did this … Continue reading

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Crocheted Chemistry Set

Having seen someone else’s crocheted chemistry set online, I decided to make my own: The patterns for various bits and bobs can be found in my other posts (which will be up shortly if they aren’t already): Bunsen burner; Test … Continue reading

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EXTERMIKNIT!

Well, extermicrochet, to be more accurate. I made this following a pattern available here: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dalek-amigurumi I didn’t find this pattern the easiest to follow for two reasons: The advice given was not to finish off each round, but rather to … Continue reading

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Nessie

I was making Nigel the dragon whilst in Scotland, so thought it only fair to make a Loch Ness monster to accompany him. This follows the same basic head-body-tail pattern (available here), but the feet are replaced with flippers and … Continue reading

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Nigel the Dragon

I have just finished off Nigel – made in “Twixtmas”, to quote a friend – the strange period between Christmas and New Year when time behaves oddly and you’re not always entirely sure what day it is…. The pattern (by … Continue reading

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