November Crochet Mittens

Warm Alpaca Gloves 
These mittens are crocheted in no time! The pattern is very straightforward: You start making the cuff sideways and then crochet in the round up to the top of the mitten.

I didn’t have a very thick yarn for this project in my stash, so I made the […]

By |January 12th, 2014|Tags: , |

Astra Crochet Gloves II

Fingerless Mittens
I was really happy with my first pair of Astra Gloves and made another couple.

Pattern   Astra Gloves by Jana Whittle found in the book Crochet one Skein Wonders: 101 Projects from Crocheters around the World. Very easy to follow pattern with the included crochet charts.

Yarn   One skein Rowan Kid Classic in […]

By |October 3rd, 2013|Tags: , , , |

Astra Crochet Gloves

Fingerless Mittens
September is a month where the air gets a little nippy, but you don’t want to dig out winter proof gloves yet. Fingerless crochet mittens are the ideal outdoor accessory for nice fall days and are nice to wear when riding the bike. My yarn boxes are filled […]

By |September 27th, 2013|Tags: , , |

Anni Belt Crochet

Anni Belt
In summer I like to crochet small accessories for my wardrobe. I fell over this project in Kristin Omdahl’s book  The Finer Edge. The book is a mix of great edges – all with charts/diagrams and 10 patterns: A shawl, scarf, bag, cowl, blanket, skirt, hat and a […]

By |June 15th, 2013|Tags: , , |

Sunflower Headband Crochet

Sunflower Headband Crochet
This is my first ever published pattern in a book, – and of course I am a little proud of this one :-)

Pattern   Two years ago I experimented with a motif for a headband/hairband and it got accepted by the editors of  Crochet One Skein Wonders: […]

By |April 14th, 2013|Tags: , |

Crochet Crown Brooch

Crochet Crown Brooch
Just noodling around on Pinterest I found a pattern for these cute crown brooches. There is a great photo tutorial and pattern for this brooch over at the Dutch site De Haakbrigade. The pattern is in Dutch, but I managed to decipher it with the help of […]

By |April 7th, 2013|Tags: , |