Blog Post, Crochet

Update: Handcrafted Hope

So I've went through with this idea of creating a website for crocheters/knitters who want to donate their creations to charity. It's very rough still, but I hope there will be people who find it useful. This is the link to the website: https://handcraftedhope.ning.com/

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Blog Post, Crochet, Pattern

Crochet Mini Burger Pattern

In honor of my first trip to In-n-Out, I decided to crochet a mini burger. This pattern is very quick and easy, the hardest part is probably just weaving in the ends! Materials: Size 4 yarn (in tan, brown, red, and green) 3.5 mm crochet hook (a larger hook=a larger burger) A very small amount… Continue reading Crochet Mini Burger Pattern

Blog Post, Crochet, Pattern

Star Granny Square Crochet Pattern

Here's a pattern on how to crochet a star within a square. It works great as a granny square! This example is modeled after the Hollywood Star Walk of Fame, as I'll be visiting L.A. in a couple of days. Materials: Yarn (Any size will work, as long as it's compatible with your hook. I… Continue reading Star Granny Square Crochet Pattern

Blog Post, Food, Recipe

DIY Fruit Bouquet (without cookie cutters)

We've all seen those ads for fruit bouquets, but they are really pricey.  $50+ for some fruit of questionable quality. For my dad's birthday, I decided to try to make my own. I already had bamboo skewers at home, and I got some fruit from Costco. I forgot that I needed a jar to put… Continue reading DIY Fruit Bouquet (without cookie cutters)

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Small Crochet Gift Basket Pattern

My dad's birthday is tomorrow, so I decided to crochet him a gift basket. Actually, it was my mom's idea. We were shopping at the mall and decided to pick up a few items from Bath and Body Works for him. Then my mom suggested I crochet him a basket to put the soap/lotion in.… Continue reading Small Crochet Gift Basket Pattern

Blog Post, Food, Recipes

Roujiamo (肉夹馍 )/Chinese Hamburger With Beef Recipe

Traditional 肉夹馍 (roujiamo) is made with pork, but in this recipe I use beef. The reason is that I originally made this recipe (or the bun part) just to use up some left-over beef. Therefore, this recipe will be focused around the making of the roujiamo bun, as that is the traditional part. If you're interested… Continue reading Roujiamo (肉夹馍 )/Chinese Hamburger With Beef Recipe