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About Little Panda Mommy

Mom of 3, wife, daughter, blogger, fiber artist, a cook, instructor, columnist, small business owner and creative director. Love to inspire others and be inspired.

Finger Crochet Scarf (No Hook Needed)

After weeks of planning, filming and editing, my first class “Simply Crochet – Finger Crochet Scarf” is finally published. In this class, I will teach you how to crochet with finger, no hook needed. It was a quick and easy project. Super bulky yarn was used and you know it means this shouldn’t take long to finish. Join my class by clicking here. Use this link and you will get 3 months of Skillshare Premium for only $0.99 for unlimited access to this and thousands of online classes.

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In this class, students will learn the basic of crochet. Instead of using a crochet hook, they will learn how to use fingers to crochet.

Things you need for the class:

Heave weight yarn: Bulky Yarn / Super Bulky Yarn
For kid/ short scarf : 1 skein (6 ozs, 106 yards)
For adult/ long scarf: 2-3 skeins (12-18 ozs, 212-318 yards)

You will learn how to do the following:

Pattern Reading
Slip Knot
Foundation Chain
Single Crochet
Double Crochet
Weave in Ends

By the end of the class, students will acquired the skills to make a scarf. They are encouraged to share they finished assignments on class discussion board and social media.

I can’t believe I will teach one day, it just never occurred to me. This happened because Skillshare contacted me out of the blue. I was approached by some brands, marketing agents and companies before, all about wanting me to promote their products on my social media. I only did it once and I am not going to do it again. However, I did agreed to write recipes for a parenting website that I visit regularly.

After I looked into the Skillshare online learning platform, I decided to give a try. When I was told that I need to be presented in front of a camera, the class will be available online and needed to be taught in English (which is not my 1st language), it just added that much more to this unforeseen and impossible opportunity.

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A new website – http://www.creations.littlepandamommy.com/

We Moved.

Links to the new website:

www.littlepandamommy.com (Main Page)

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About the new website:

Thank for all your support in the past, I am very happy to announce that my new website is born. All three blogs of mine (Chinese, Kitchen and Creations) are integrated into one spot –www.littlepandamommy.com . If you are looking for patterns, recipes or old articles, just type the topic or keywords into the search space on the top right search bar. If you prefer the old layout, just click “Creations” on the menu bar, which leads to a very similar blog layout as it was before. Remember to bookmark this website and make sure to subscribe through email for new updates.

Crochet Dress – dress it up or summer cover-up?

 

This is such a beautiful crochet dress, the first time I saw the picture online, I know I have to make one. I doubled up size 10 cotton thread for this beauty, it was such a labor intensive project, my hands were actually hurt for the repetitive motions after a few days. So, I ended up switching off to other projects back and forth, at some point I got too distracted, took me almost a year to finish it. It happens to me a lot, a project got finished in a few hours, a few days or it will be over a year. I hope I am not alone.

If some length and a few layers of ruffles were added, with a low cut at the back, it would be a nice wedding dress, so gorgeous. I can totally imagine a glowing bride wearing her loose wavy hair down, with some fresh flowers pin on one side right above her ear, put on simple and natural looking make up in a blooming courtyard or in a sandy beach with sunshine. How dreamy a wedding it will be?
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4 Ways To Wear Chunky Reversible Knitted Hat (Unisex)

It was such a cold week in Texas, I couldn’t help myself but kept knitting and crocheting all sort of things. I love Winter but couldn’t help the physical needs to keep my body warm, my passion for yarns and fiber arts seem like a perfect match to my favorite season this time of year. For these cold days, I went straight to the chunky wool blend yarn with this rustic, earthy colorway to make my very first design knitted hat. This hat is stretchy and loose-fitting, comfortably fits me and my hubby (easy fits 22-26 inches head circumstance).

There wasn’t really a right side or wrong side of this chunky hat since it is reversible, I knitted with the star shape top facing, so let called it the unofficial right side.

Ways to wear the chunky knitted hat (click here for pattern):

1. Wear it with the ribs folded up, star shape (unofficial right side) on top. It would be super cute if wear with a long wool coat and loop a long scarf around the neck once. Oh, I am imagining the cute look.

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7 Ways To Wear Arm Knitted Scarf

 

It is always enjoyable to knit with chunky or bulky yarn, the thicker the yarn, the faster the project get done. I thought of using my fingers and arm to knit years ago after I got new yarns and didn’t have any needles with me. However, I bought mostly worsted weight or sport weight yarn back then, fingers or arm would do me no good.

How to get this look is super easy, read on. If you want to purchase this scarf, click here.1-DSC_0102

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Knit Lace Shawl (Caplet)

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I love the look of a nice lace shawl but never knit one all these years. Oh, I missed out a lot. I guess there just wasn’t any occasion to wear a beautiful shawl in my life yet. Until last month, my mother-in-law found this gorgeous pattern on Vogue Knitting and asked me to make it for her, she even let me pick out any yarn to make it. Continue reading

Free Crochet Flower Coaster Pattern

Christmas is around the corner, this simple and easy flower coaster is prefect for a last minute gift. It only takes about 15 minutes to crochet one, super easy even for a beginner. I made a set of six in red and green (Christmas color theme) for my daughter’s teacher as a holiday gift.

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