I’ve been meaning to write a review for CraftyBoo & Artsy Pea’s Etsy Shop* for awhile, as I recently purchased a (one of a kind) knitted pussyhat! I purchased the hat offline directly from the owner, Leona! I paid with cash instead of through the Etsy website, so alas I cannot leave a review on there.
The hat itself is very warm and easily goes over my ears. My dear significant other loves to comment that I have a big head, so it’s always a worry if a hat might not fit me. (Is it just him though that thinks that?!) The material is soft and not scratchy. I can’t tell you how many scarves have forsaken me for that trait.
Aside from just hats, she also crochets beautiful shawls, scarves/cowls for people and pets (it’s not easy finding clothes that’ll keep your beloved companions warm/stylish). She also paints custom watercolor pet portraits. In the past, my future husband and I have also received a wonderful Gryffindor colored infinity scarf and ivory waffle neck warmer. Of course, everything was very comfortable and machine-washable!
As with all reviews I seldom (if ever) only sing praises, so the only downside right now is that the shop does not have a huge inventory or stock. Your best bet is to contact her with a custom order to see if she can hook you up! To get an idea of some of her products she frequently uses her lovely dogs Boo Radley (Boston Terrier) and Sweet Pea (Chihuahua) as models @boo.pea on Instagram. If you’re looking for a handmade gift or something for yourself, go ahead and take a gander on her Etsy page!
*Any reviews that I have a personal connection, or received items for free I will place a disclaimer, so you readers can make informed decisions.
Disclaimer: I know the shop owner as a personal friend from Undergrad. She has always been one of the most creative people I’ve encountered. Note that if you click the link or make any purchases I will not receive any commission.
Rating: 4.5/5 ★★★★1/2