Author Archives: Dancing Ferret Design

About Dancing Ferret Design

Artist, photographer and avid crocheter.

TAD 28

Egbert is feeling a bit dizzy and is afraid to leave his shell.Another piece crocheted with craft thread. Advertisements

TAD 28

Egbert is feeling a bit dizzy and is afraid to leave his shell.Another piece crocheted with craft thread.

TAD 27

  Mr. Bittybun. Crocheted from craft thread.

TAD 27

  Mr. Bittybun. Crocheted from craft thread.

TAD 26

Maneki Neko. Using up the yarn leftover form yesterday’s project.

TAD 26

Maneki Neko. Using up the yarn leftover form yesterday’s project.

TAD 25

Amigurumi Yeti. I used alpaca-blend yarn and thread-jointed his arms.

TAD 25

Amigurumi Yeti. I used alpaca-blend yarn and thread-jointed his arms.

TAD 24

  Tiny amigurumi gnome. This is to replace one I gave a friend for Christmas who had an unfortunate encounter with a candle. The gnome, not my friend.

TAD 24

  Tiny amigurumi gnome. This is to replace one I gave a friend for Christmas who had an unfortunate encounter with a candle. The gnome, not my friend.

TAD 23

Another weekend shooting my friend’s band.

TAD 23

Another weekend shooting my friend’s band.

TAD 21 & 22

Getting behind on taking photos so I combined two days. Origami box with beaded earrings.

TAD 21 & 22

Getting behind on taking photos so I combined two days. Origami box with beaded earrings.

TAD 20

Quick bugle bead earrings for a busy day.

TAD 20

Quick bugle bead earrings for a busy day.

TAD 19

Scruffy bear. Made from yarn my dad got at an auction. Nice way for me to practice popcorn stitch but he’s pretty ugly.

TAD 19

Scruffy bear. Made from yarn my dad got at an auction. Nice way for me to practice popcorn stitch but he’s pretty ugly.

TAD 18

Came across these clear acrylic shapes while pawing through my supplies. Sponged on some alcohol inks for instant earrings.

TAD 18

Came across these clear acrylic shapes while pawing through my supplies. Sponged on some alcohol inks for instant earrings.

TAD 17

  Not feeling very creative. Hoping for a shot of inspiration.

TAD 17

  Not feeling very creative. Hoping for a shot of inspiration.

TAD 16

  Peyote stitching around a glass “pearl.” Now I don’t know what to do with it.

TAD 16

  Peyote stitching around a glass “pearl.” Now I don’t know what to do with it.

TAD 15

  Went to see a friend’s band so no time to create. Great challenge shooting with virtually no light.

TAD 15

  Went to see a friend’s band so no time to create. Great challenge shooting with virtually no light.

TAD 14

  Floating Swarovski crystals.

TAD 14

  Floating Swarovski crystals.

TAD 13

  Plastic beads + tiny mold = tiny, melty heart.

TAD 13

  Plastic beads + tiny mold = tiny, melty heart.

TAD 12

Memory wire bracelet with Delica beads & dyed stone chips. Matches my Day 7 project.

TAD 12

Memory wire bracelet with Delica beads & dyed stone chips. Matches my Day 7 project.

TAD 11

  I adore Grumpy Cat so I made myself a button with my ancient button-making machine.

TAD 11

  I adore Grumpy Cat so I made myself a button with my ancient button-making machine.

TAD 10

I thought My Little Pony would be a good weekend project. I didn’t anticipate how busy today would be so this guy took longer than I hoped.Pattern from here: http://www.knitoneawesome.blogspot.co.uk/

TAD 10

I thought My Little Pony would be a good weekend project. I didn’t anticipate how busy today would be so this guy took longer than I hoped.Pattern from here: http://www.knitoneawesome.blogspot.co.uk/

TAD 9

  In honor of the Year of the Snake, I adapted a pattern from : http://yarnplanet.tumblr.com  

TAD 9

  In honor of the Year of the Snake, I adapted a pattern from : http://yarnplanet.tumblr.com  

TAD 8

Memory wire bracelet and sequin earrings. Can you tell I’m not very motivated?

TAD 8

Memory wire bracelet and sequin earrings. Can you tell I’m not very motivated?

TAD 7

Brick stitch Delica band with turquoise chip accents. Inspired to make more with various bead accents.

TAD 7

Brick stitch Delica band with turquoise chip accents. Inspired to make more with various bead accents.

TAD 06

The black background makes this geode slice look a bit gray, it’s actually translucent white. Trying to combine things from my bead stash.

TAD 06

The black background makes this geode slice look a bit gray, it’s actually translucent white. Trying to combine things from my bead stash.

TAD 05

The art Meetup group I belong to chose “warp” for our theme this month. Initially I planned to make a  pin loom over a small painted canvas (warp is the term used for the the lengthwise threads on a loom). 

TAD 05

The art Meetup group I belong to chose “warp” for our theme this month. Initially I planned to make a  pin loom over a small painted canvas (warp is the term used for the the lengthwise threads on a loom). 

Two for today. Digging through my beads. I like how Swarovski crystals make simple designs look classy.

Two for today. Digging through my beads. I like how Swarovski crystals make simple designs look classy.

TAD 03

Another thread crochet amigurumi.

TAD 03

Another thread crochet amigurumi.

TAD 02

  Micro tiger kitty. Crocheted from craft thread.

TAD 02

  Micro tiger kitty. Crocheted from craft thread.

Day 28

 Another chemo cap for my local Headhuggers group.

Day 28

 Another chemo cap for my local Headhuggers group.

Day 27

 I had just enough yarn left over from one of the cat beds to make a quick pair of slippers.

Day 27

 I had just enough yarn left over from one of the cat beds to make a quick pair of slippers.

Day 26

My favorite Care Bear. His arms are thread-jointed and he is about 4 inches tall.

Day 26

My favorite Care Bear. His arms are thread-jointed and he is about 4 inches tall.

Day 25

Basic brick-stitch earrings with delica beads. The turquoise chips are leftover from a necklace I made several years ago.

Day 25

Basic brick-stitch earrings with delica beads. The turquoise chips are leftover from a necklace I made several years ago.

Day 24

Sorting through the bead stash and trying to use up some beads.

Day 24

Sorting through the bead stash and trying to use up some beads.

Day 23

Needle felted bunny head inspired by Moxie’s tutorial at: http://www.hifiberkits.com  

Day 23

Needle felted bunny head inspired by Moxie’s tutorial at: http://www.hifiberkits.com  

Day 22

My first attempt at crocheted socks. I worked on these on and off over 4 days and finally finished today. Super easy to make but time consuming.

Day 22

My first attempt at crocheted socks. I worked on these on and off over 4 days and finally finished today. Super easy to make but time consuming.

Day 21

Beaded hoops. Slowly going through my infinite bead stash.

Day 21

Beaded hoops. Slowly going through my infinite bead stash.

Day 20

Poufy the polar bear. I found this fuzzy yarn in A.C. Moore’s dollar bin. I couldn’t pass it up and also picked up a weird, pea-green color of the same style yarn.

Day 20

Poufy the polar bear. I found this fuzzy yarn in A.C. Moore’s dollar bin. I couldn’t pass it up and also picked up a weird, pea-green color of the same style yarn.

Day 19

No time to make anything that takes more than an hour so I stitched up a quick ring. Delica beads withSwarovski accents.

Day 19

No time to make anything that takes more than an hour so I stitched up a quick ring. Delica beads withSwarovski accents.

Day 18

Origiam for the year of the dragon. I knew the other “Thing” I’m working on would take a few days to finish.

Day 18

Origiam for the year of the dragon. I knew the other “Thing” I’m working on would take a few days to finish.

Day 17

 Betta, another Chinese brush sketch.

Day 17

 Betta, another Chinese brush sketch.

Day 16

I’ve gotten behind in posting each day.  I worked on these yoga socks intermittently over 3 days.

Day 16

I’ve gotten behind in posting each day.  I worked on these yoga socks intermittently over 3 days.