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Monthly Archives: January 2011
Here’s my pattern for a simple, unsophisticated mini crochet flower, worked in 2 rounds. I made these for my frankenbooks using a 4.5mm hook and cotton DK yarn and they ended up about 4cm across. For the purposes of demonstration, … Continue reading
And welcome to my little personal crafting space! I try to fill my life with all sorts of lovely things that I find challenging, useful, colourful, comforting and practical. I hope that you’ll enjoy me sharing them with you. **If … Continue reading
Last summer I made a Mei Tai out of some beautiful raw silk fabric. It’s reversible so can be worn with either the flowery or plain stripey side out, and each side has the straps the contrasting design. I made … Continue reading
Here’s a brief summary and pictures of my first few crocheted toys – all are worked in the round, and I’m including links to/details of the patterns that I followed. Stuffed Duck for DD: My second ever crochet project (after … Continue reading
Simple Drawstring Bag I’m going to make a simple but secure drawstring bag with no seam at the bottom and french seams down the sides to make sure that it holds together securely when used + abused by family life. … Continue reading
Phew! So you’ve got some lovely patchy-pockety-buttony book pages, with covers and a toy-on-a-string. We’re ready to put it all together into a lovely finished book! At the end of this page I also made a quick drawstring bag for … Continue reading