Crochet Embroidery Craft for Kids

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As I was going through Facebook the other day, one of the crochet groups that I am part of had a really neat idea for a embroidery craft for kids! I got excited about this and asked the lady who posted it if I could blog about it. She said I could so here goes! My daughter loves to create with me and has really shown interest lately in my embroidery and counted cross stitch. This project is a great way to let a little one practice new skills. Plus it is great for fine motor coordination.

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My Kids Create Adventure

If you have followed me for any length of time, you will know that I don’t care for amigurumi. Generally speaking working it makes my hands hurt. I think part of it is that I hook so tight that it makes my hands cramp working in that manner.

However, I decided that this year I would help out with Kaleidoscope Art&Gifts Kids Create Contest. Sooo….I was one of the volunteer crafters to bring a kid’s drawing to life with crochet. It has been an amazing experience and allowed me to try out a new stitch (you’ll see more about that later).

Here is what I started with for my creation:

And here is what I created:

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