Granny Square Blanket

I wish to own one of the super cute granny square blankets. There is really no other way to get my hands on one, but grab a hook and crochet. Each of my granny squares will be 15cm and I decided to make the blanket at least 1.5m long and 1m wide. I think it […]

Easter, Easter, Easter!

Some knitting and some crochet…my lifetime pleasures (beside cycling, swimming and G.) To celebrate G’s new bicycle (racing bike Kona Zing) we named the bunnies Kona and Zing :) Here they are!

Buciki na szydełku

Skończony bucik ma 9 cm. Szydełko 3,25mm. Wełna James C. Brett 100% Merino, DK w kolorze Raspberry . Sznurówki są zrobione z bawełny James C. Brett Kool Kotton Light Pink (KK1) STOPKA Rząd 1: 16 oczek łańcuszka, 5 słupków w czwarte oczko łańcuszka od szydełka, po jednym słupku w  następne 11 oczek łańcuszka,  6 słupków […]

Crochet baby blanket and booties

I believe that handmade baby blanket is a great way to welcome a new baby and it makes a warm and wonderful gift. There are endless patterns available online but for my project I used the one published in “Christening Sets for Him & Her” by American School of Needlework. Since I started, few of […]

Catherine’s Wheel pattern mohair scarf

Mixture of the Angora goat’s hair better known as mohair makes fabulously warm and very fancy looking shawl.The pattern is Catherine’s wheel as explained in Sasha Kagan’s Crochet Inspirations..

Crochet scarf and cowl

Two handmade Christmas presents for Jean and Lucy. The scarf is made from multicoloured Tivoli Ocean, shade 167. The pattern is Catherine’s wheel as explained in Sasha Kagan’s Crochet Inspirations. Scalloped cowl is one of the free patterns available on Lion Brand Yarn website. It is made of Debbie Bliss cashmerino aran, colour 300004 (navy).

Winter Tilda bunny

It is winter time and the bunnies deserve some adequate clothing. The layer of keratin, which mohair is mostly composed of will keep warm even really demanding bunnies. The yarn used for this mini scarf is not 100% mohair but it has a good deal of it. Happy winter season!

Christmas crochet snow flakes

The patterns for these snowflakes are from the Learn to Crochet book edited by Sally Harding. I found the patterns well explained and easy to do. I would recommend the book to the crochet newcomers as well as more advanced crochet fans considering the original ideas and really attractive crochet projects. The cotton used is […]

Girly scarf with pockets

First Christmas present is being on the way, while healing my bad back. Still warm and not finished just yet – scarf with pockets at both ends to hide little hands, when they are not busy playing with snow. On the second end I plan to add a flower instead of butterfly to make it […]

Crochet bedspread

Made by the grandmother of my husband. It is 2.6 by 2.8 meters and I have no idea how long it took her to do this beautiful and amazingly warm bedspread. She passed away 3 years ago, but we think of her every time we look at the bed..