Author Archives: Dancing Ferret Design

About Dancing Ferret Design

Artist, photographer and avid crocheter.
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Egbert is feeling a bit dizzy and is afraid to leave his shell.Another piece crocheted with craft thread.

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

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  Mr. Bittybun. Crocheted from craft thread.

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  Mr. Bittybun. Crocheted from craft thread.

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

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

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

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

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  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.

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  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.

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Another weekend shooting my friend’s band.

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Another weekend shooting my friend’s band.

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

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

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Quick bugle bead earrings for a busy day.

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Quick bugle bead earrings for a busy day.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  Floating Swarovski crystals.

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  Floating Swarovski crystals.

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  Plastic beads + tiny mold = tiny, melty heart.

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  Plastic beads + tiny mold = tiny, melty heart.

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

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

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

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

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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/

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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/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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). 

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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). 

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

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

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Another thread crochet amigurumi.

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Another thread crochet amigurumi.

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  Micro tiger kitty. Crocheted from craft thread.

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  Micro tiger kitty. Crocheted from craft thread.

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 Another chemo cap for my local Headhuggers group.

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Day 28

 Another chemo cap for my local Headhuggers group.

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Day 27

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

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Day 27

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

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

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

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

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

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Day 24

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

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Day 24

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

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Day 23

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

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

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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.

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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.

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Day 21

Beaded hoops. Slowly going through my infinite bead stash.

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Beaded hoops. Slowly going through my infinite bead stash.

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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.

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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.

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

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Day 19

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

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

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

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Day 17

 Betta, another Chinese brush sketch.

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Day 17

 Betta, another Chinese brush sketch.

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Day 16

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

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Day 16

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