I already showed you a sturdy rope basket I crocheted. This time I was going to use the rest of that rope to make another container. I started with crochet to make the solid bottom of my future basket, working in spirals with single crochet stitches. Then I picked up loops for the knitted part. […]
Last year I made several kusudamas. This one is my favorite, I will probably make it once again (with better paper). It’s Cherry Blossom ball by Tomoko Fuse. As video tutorials are usually too long and boring, I’d like to save the link for a Cherry Blossom diagram.
Sometimes yarn looks so much better in skeins than in a finished product. Well, in my case that’s probably due to a poorly chosen pattern. There was a scarf made with variegated yarn, and it was mostly sitting on a shelf. So I frogged the scarf and tried to crochet what was supposed to be […]
Another pattern I managed to follow is a chart: a lovely doily from ravelry. I used to freehand crochet only, so it’s kind of an achievement. Apparently I have a thing for doilies.
used some wallpaper instead. It’s far not great at holding a crease, but has lots of other benefits.
I saw this nice post with edible angry birds and decided to photograph mine. Not really edible, but still angry. Or maybe just lonely? Didn’t make the whole crowd. I crocheted them several weeks ago when my son was obsessed with the game.
Green frog on a green leaf? Yeah, mimicry as it is. Our tiny Mr Frog doesn’t sleep in winter. Though he’s obviously dreaming of summer days.