Pattern review: South Bay Shawlette

Hi there! Today I will show you my most recent finished project (so many works in progress! do you have the discipline to finish one piece before starting on another? I most certainly don’t!). The pattern of this South bay shawlette can be found here. To show the intricate design…

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Pattern review: Minerva tunic

Hi, good to see you back on my blog! For others, welcome πŸ™‚ Today’s pattern review is about the Minerva tunic pattern, which can be bought through ravelry. Which brings me to my first observation; the pattern itself is quite expensive. However, one of my friends fell in love with…

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Forest hideout scarf

This scarf reminds me of the forest, with the subtle greens and blues. It is a relatively airy scarf, making it the perfect project for the upcoming months. The yarn is a yarn cake by Sostrene Grene, a Danish company which slowly takes over Europe πŸ™‚ I love their yarns,…

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Vintage Mandala Potholder

This pattern I want to share with you, has been passed down in a family for over three generations, and I was asked to replicate this potholder. Although the pattern is not my creation, I think it is so special to appreciate work that would otherwise be forgotten with time….

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Perfect gifts: crochet painting

Hi everyone, I want to show you how to make a crochet ‘painting’ within a couple hours of work. Use it to show the world your love of crochet, to commemorate a special occasion, or to create a very personal gift! What you’ll need: -some scrap yarn in different colors…

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Pattern review: butterfly-stitch prayer shawl

Hi again! Today I will discuss my other finished project from last week. It’s another shawl I’ve been working on, namely the wonderful butterfly stitch prayer shawl. I’ve never worked this type of shawl before, but the instructions were very clear on how to set up your first stitches, and…

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Pattern review: XY scarf by mijocrochet

Hi πŸ™‚ For those who don’t know me, this is me! The summer in Holland has been exceptionally hot up until now, so I thought it wise to crochet a couple of scarves! πŸ˜‰ This pattern is one of my favorites so far because of its simplicity and drape (it…

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Ocean Ripples Blanket

This blanket reminds me of the ocean, with its waves and multitude of blue hues. It is perfect for a baby boy, but may make a pretty gift on every occasion. It is a basic pattern, but with a couple touches to make it that much more beautiful. Please refer…

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Colorful Mandala Set

These mandalas are very easy to make and very colorful to have around the home. I added tones of grey to add a little calmness, but you can use any color combination! As always, I would love to see your own creations. The pattern of these mandalas is very simple…

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