Creating and Growing…

I have to share my latest crochet project. I found the sweetest pattern for a crocheted bunny. Instead of making it in the lavender the original designer used, I made it with a multi-colored chenille yarn. It is a lot larger than I thought it would be but I love the way it turned out. I know I will make it again but next time I will use felt to make the face instead of embroidering it on.


And, my seeds are thriving. I have to show you how much they’ve grown in only 3 days…


Buttercrunch Lettuce – top row, left *lg square; Grand Rapids Lettuce – top row, 2nd lg square from left; peas – 1st and 2nd lg square on bottom row; Green Bean – 3rd lg square from left on the bottom


Yellow squash – top row, 3rd lg square from left; Corn – bottom row, 1st lg square on left; Tomatoes – bottom row, 2nd lg square from left, a few breaking the surface of the dirt; Pumpkins(top 6 cells)/unknown squash(bottom 3 cells) – bottom row 3rd lg square from left


only thing sprouting in this tray so far is corn

*each large square contains 9 smaller squares

Kym asked how big the seedlings needed to be before you move them outdoors. The biggest thing to be concerned with it making sure you are past the final frost of the season. If I had started my seeds on time, I could put them in the ground now. However, since I started them late (I was lazy), I will probably wate a week or two more to start moving them into the ground.

20 Responses to Creating and Growing…
  1. Sheliza
    April 24, 2009 | 11:46 am

    girl, you are so wonderfully talented! I am so excited for your veggies too 🙂

  2. Beautiful Mess
    April 24, 2009 | 11:47 am

    The rabbit is adorable! I love it. WOW your veggies are really taking off! Good work! Is there ANYTHING you can’t do?! Sheesh, wonder woman ;o)

  3. MoonNStarMommy
    April 24, 2009 | 11:48 am

    Awwwwwwww I love the bunny!!! The seeds are doing great!! We have some herbs growing!

  4. Kymberli
    April 24, 2009 | 12:00 pm

    What CAN’T you create? I LOVE that bunny, especially because you chose a groovy technicolor yarn! He can be Fertie the Fuzzy Fertili-Bunny’s brother!

    How big do your seedlings have to grow before you can plant them outside?

  5. Chris
    April 24, 2009 | 12:16 pm

    Cute bunny! Even tho Gabe doesn’t look too sure about it.

  6. Carrie27
    April 24, 2009 | 12:29 pm

    That is so cute!!!

    Grow seedlings grow!

  7. Heather and Jase
    April 24, 2009 | 12:58 pm

    BUNNY!!!!!

    Look at your garden! I love when the plants fill in and get all full looking!

  8. Mr. Shelby
    April 24, 2009 | 5:38 pm

    Woah – You have some talent there! Hopefully my black thumb won’t infect you though this comment.

    Great job on the bunny!

    Mr Shelby (from iclw)

  9. Cara
    April 24, 2009 | 7:00 pm

    Oh Kristen that bunny is sooo cute!!!! Did you put that pattern on the other site?

    And, um, the growing season round here starts…hmmm..somewhere early June!!

  10. A Mom in Jacksonville, FL
    April 24, 2009 | 7:25 pm

    The bunny is SOOO very cute!

    And grow seeds, grow. 🙂

  11. Nina
    April 24, 2009 | 8:59 pm

    I crochet too! That bunny is soooo cute. I don’t think I’m quite up to its level, though. I’m a baby blanket maker. So I’ve not crocheted in awhile, obviously.

  12. Dora
    April 24, 2009 | 9:54 pm

    Great bunny! But Gabe does look scared of it.

    Your seedlings look great, too!

  13. MrsSpock
    April 24, 2009 | 9:57 pm

    Too cute!

  14. The Rebound Girl
    April 24, 2009 | 10:46 pm

    Oh that’s a really cool rabbit. I really need to take the time and learn to crochet.

  15. Joe
    April 24, 2009 | 11:48 pm

    Uck, you are so lucky, I wish I knew how to crochet! I tried to learn and just failed miseribly

  16. Stacie
    April 25, 2009 | 2:09 am

    What a cute little bunny! Adorable.

    Still amazed at your gardening skill!

  17. WiseGuy
    April 25, 2009 | 8:38 am

    Homegrown veggies…what a delight! Lovely bunny there K, you are so talented…also checked out some of the stoopidity that came out of some 911 calls..that was too funny!

    *ICLW*

  18. Misty
    April 25, 2009 | 2:06 pm

    You are so talented! That bunny is super cute and looks perfect for cuddling!

  19. Soralis
    April 26, 2009 | 1:44 am

    I love your bunny… I would love to find some time to make those for my kiddos!

    Wow to the seeds they look great!

  20. Michelle
    April 26, 2009 | 3:43 am

    Oh wow, I LOVE that bunny!!! SO adorable. I wish I knew how to crochet and knit. They would make greats gifts and I know my daughter would love it!

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