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all new!

Welcome to the new PlanetJune webserver! You should notice a huge speed difference from the old site – no more sluggish pageloads and pageload errors (I hope!). This was a desperate emergency move on my part to try to fix the problems, but I’ve now got a reliable new webhost, a virtual server of my own, and plenty of room to grow without causing any more problems, so it was all worthwhile!

PlanetJune crochet designs group on Ravelry

I have also finally set up a PlanetJune group on Ravelry. If you have a Ravelry account, please feel free to join!

And now onto some new products available in the PlanetJune store:

I’ve been listening to your requests for amigurumi noses and smaller clear eyes, so I’ve just added 6mm and 8mm clear eyes to the shop, and also two shapes of safety noses (oval and triangle).

clear safety eyes from planetjune

In case you don’t know about clear eyes, they are very versatile – they have a black pupil and clear iris, and by painting the backs (the flat side) or putting felt behind them, you can colour the irises any shade you wish! I now carry all sizes from 6mm to 15mm, so that should cover any project you need eyes for. (Of course, I still have all sizes 4.5mm-15mm in solid black too.)

oval safety nose from planetjune

triangular safety nose from planetjune

Safety noses work exactly like safety eyes – they come in 2 parts: a front, and a locking washer. If you need a nice black shiny nose for your amigurumi, check these out! I have oval and triangular noses in stock, in two different sizes for each shape.

aquaami polar bear crochet pattern by planetjune
Here’s a triangular nose in action!

You can find all my eyes and noses in the Eyes, Tools & Accessories category of my shop 🙂


  1. becky said

    OH my,
    I love the noseys and eyes and one of these days I will get the stuffing tool. The speed on the new server is much better 😀 Yay.
    Happy Easter

  2. coryy said

    Works great! No more slow loads or errors here, and I definitely had been getting them. See, all that hard work and aggravation paid off! I think sometimes we need more encouragement for getting the yucky admin stuff done than we need encouragement for our crafting. Good job!

    • June said

      Thank you coryy – that’s really great to hear! I feel like a huge weight has been lifted from my shoulders now that I don’t have to worry about the web problems any more – I only wish my old hosts had admitted months ago that they couldn’t support my traffic so I could have made this leap last year!

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