I have been doing some sewing as pattern tester (more of that later... Shhhh), and I love the result ! I promise I will share the photos as soon as I am allowed ! In the meantime, I am making gifts for the many birthdays in April... An "apple cosy", super fun to make (pattern … Continue reading April’s makes
Earlier this week I was asked on Instagram (pop over @cathgb14 !) what I was doing... It was not the best days, as I was frogging socks I was not pleased with (whatch this space, pattern coming soon !) and also frogging a crochet blanket that had gone way to large... It happens. I am … Continue reading From frog to finish
Yesterday I finished the cushion for Mr P, he is very pleased ! And today, I looked in my stash for fabric, as my sewing machine is at last repaired... I guess I have enough to play with during the weekend ! I wish you a great time !
Sometimes, you get very detailed instructions for a special order ! My 10 year old son wanted a cushion cover. It had to look like this : So I ordered some Drops Cotton Light, in the required colours, and set of to work. Turning a circle into a square was a bit tricky but it … Continue reading Following instructions
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…
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 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 !