I seem to have fallen for the mandala passion that took over the crochet world... I know I already talked to you about his but, I cannot stop looking at this beautiful book from Haafner Linssen, "Mandala to crochet"... Lots of lovely patterns (30 patterns !), infinite possibilities... And so easy to understand for a … Continue reading Mandala madness
I was planning on putting a post up yesterday and the great universe conspired to make it disappear... Well, one's gotta learn... So Thursday work in progress is not as catchy as Wednesday work in progress, bu here we are ! I have plenty of projects going on at the moment... My sock pattern … Continue reading Work(s) in progress…
After enjoying a first run in ages this morning, I am chilling and knitting this afternoon. The weather is dry but oh so chilly ! So I finished this pair of socks I started ages ago... so long in fact that I didn't even remember the pattern I used to start with... oops. It looks … Continue reading Week end laziness
We are super busy this week, but I managed to squeeze in a bit of crochet in between two trips here and there with the kids... it didn't help that the car was in the garage for repairs... I am enjoying this mandala book ! It's great fun and there are 30 patterns to choose … Continue reading Busy days !
I know it is Spring, and the days are warmer, but frankly it is very windy here in the South West and my ears are always grateful if I can protect them. So I have always a headband in my coat pocket. The first one I knitted was a Drops design pattern I lost long … Continue reading Headband alert !
I used an easy pattern from Savannah Mitchell and Affection DK in ginger from Three Bears Yarn. The pattern is here : http://www.ravelry.com/dl/savannah-mitchells-ravelry-downloads/266520?filename=modified_roly_poly_cat_amigurumi.pdf It's very fidgety for me ! I am not great with little parts and totally omitted the legs ! But I managed. And it nearly looks like a cat !
I used the beautiful pattern here : http://www.transportation.com/patterns/lacy-crochet-picture-frame.html to make mine. Turns out to be fun ! Glued to a frame, it is ready to be gifted for a friend's birthday ! #crochetaddict #handmadeisbest