While I haven’t been quite up on my crochet entity know as Koneko Kawaii, I have been busy in other ways. 2016 brought on the arrival of motherhood for the first time! Last October I gave birth to my beautiful boy Paul Heinrich. Throughout my pregnancy I had lost the energy ( as many pregnant women can attest to ) for things I had once done, namely crocheting and creating.
When I first started Koneko Kawaii I wasn’t sure the direction I wanted to take this; all I knew was that I wanted to make cute creations via crochet. So from her I did. Hats and beanies seemed to be the main direction of my interest. After much tinkering in other areas I was ultimately drawn to amigurumi and doll-making.
The arrival of my son has brought with it a renewal of the energy I had lost (you’d think it’d be the other way around). It was as though this precious new life became my muse. I’m flowing with creative energy and ideas, and I can’t wait to express them! Though I’m still unsure as to where I’m going to take Koneko Kawaii, what I have decided is to let it morph organically. In the coming months and through the year I’ll be sharing my ideas and creations both on here and social media. I’ll also be tweaking Koneko Kawaii as I go. I look forward to seeing where my visions take me. Until then, Happy New Year’s from Koneko Kawaii <3