8.18.2010

My Creative Space....

This weeks Creative Space may not seem like a big deal but I am super duper happy to announce I have finished my first pair of crocheted booties. Silly I know, but I am just not the booties type. I have started several pairs and never finished them. Even gone so far as to buy a pattern on Etsy back when I first learned how to crochet and still a no-go. So imagine my excitement when I did it!!!


 

 I think it has a lot to do with the fact that I didn't use a pattern (although I have seen several versions of these around) I took advantage of my growing free form ability and did it my way. With the same yarn used to make her striped cardi so when the weather cools off she can be all  matchy matchy...



Of course I already have a few ideas for different styles so maybe I will sketch them out and tackle them when I get a whim to try again. :)

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28 comments:

Rosalind said...

well done! You are doing better than me - I haven't crocheted since year 8 :-) they look great.

Sarah@Dolls And Daydreams said...

They are adorable!!!!

LeelaBijou said...

These are so beautiful!! :)

Rach said...

They are gorgeous! I have no skills what so ever yarn!

Jennie said...

Gorgeous! And to have created them yourself with no pattern, make them unique. You must be well chuffed with those!!x

dash robin said...

sigh. Your photos are just mindblowingly brilliant Amanda...and your booties are super cute and look like the perfect fit on the tootsies of your bubba! Brilliant crochet!

Renee said...

Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Gorgeous! Well done with the freestyle crochet!

Little Ted Canvas said...

Oh my goodness! I am a booties girl & they are so divine!

flowerpress said...

Very stylish, and without a pattern? I'm impressed.

Brianna said...

They are gorgeous, well done!

74 Lime Lane said...

Fabulous! Obviously free form works so much better for you than following rules! S is going to look gorgeous and stylish.

Anna Bartlett said...

Lovely colour, style and photography as always! I particularly like the ultra-uniqueness of 'freeform' anything. You've got lucky kids!

Kate said...

They are just the cutest Amanada!
I love the big buttons and as for those little legs, divine.

Cotton Kiwi said...

Aww look at those little knees. So cute in the slippers. They look like little red maryjanes straight out of a story book. Just gorgeous. Well done!

Teek said...

they are just beautiful you clever thing!!!! No wonder you are chuffed to bits...
Tanya

Cherry said...

Oh they are so cute - love the button detail too. I've just finished a dress for my niece and you've inspired me to start making some booties in time for my little one.

Fippa said...

Booties and Tushy Cushies. I really need to get into crochet as I just can't do all that cool stuff with knitting needles. Your kids had better be grateful!!

Deece said...

Very cute! The matching striped cardi is adorable too!

Dee said...

Love the buttons! I'm on a bootie kick too and the more patterns I try, the more I just end up freestyling. You did a great job.

Amanda said...

Very cute.

beck said...

Wow, I"m so impressed with your bootie efforts! And how adorable is that last photo? Gorgeous xo

Seaside Siblings said...

Oh they are so lovely!

Ooty said...

=D Congrats! They look lovely - and super cute on your baby's sweet feet =)

teddybearswednesday said...

WOohoo for you! And aren't they gorgeous ones, loving the colour, and buttons too.
always love coming here. xo

michelle said...

well worth the perseverance. they came out so well. see, who needs a pattern when you can make one up. clever you

Tania said...

EEK! Those chubster legs! And booties always make me think of church fetes and wrong colours, but yours are as sweet as can be.

Valerie said...

they're so pretty !
i'd love to have a rown up version of these !! :)

dillpickle said...

They're magnificent! I'd love to make some like that...

You're rather clever, I think, making them up as you went along!