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.
Spring is coming not as fast as I expected. Hopefully taking flower photos will help me stay in a good mood.
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.
At last! I followed a crochet pattern. I couldn’t do it before: all those rows of “sc, dc, ch, lp, sp” bored me too much. Somehow it was much easier to improvise. So I gathered enough will power to get past the boredom of patterns. This vintage doily is the result. I knew it was […]
used some wallpaper instead. It’s far not great at holding a crease, but has lots of other benefits.
My too-heavy-to-carry-around camera often stays at home. Luckily the phone can take snapshots.