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 project […]

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. A very easy to follow pattern with the included crochet charts.

Yarn   One skein Rowan Kid Classic in brown […]

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 with […]

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 belt. […]

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: 101 […]

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 this […]

Crochet Cowl: Halsrør i 3d by Sidsel Sangild

Halsrør i 3d
When I saw the cover of Sidsel Sangild’s new booklet, I knew this cowl would be on my To Do list. It works up pretty fast and it was the first time I tried a pattern with the crab stitch.

Pattern  Halsrør i 3d from the Danish booklet 3d Hækling […]

Gem Beret and matching Cowl

Crochet Gem and Cowl
Pattern  The crochet beret pattern was bought as a kit from Kim Hargreaves.

Cowl pattern: My own design.

Yarn  Rowan Alpaca Cotton in #402 and Rowan Kidsilk Haze in #628.

Hooks  6 mm  hook for the hat and 5 mm for the cowl.

5 clay buttons for the cowl.

The hat pattern […]