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Hen Easter Egg Warmer Tutorial

DIY Easter Egg Warmers
This is a free tutorial for an Easter hen egg warmer. These cute chickens can be used as egg warmers or as pretty decorations for the table or window. The tutorial covers materials for one hen. Since you will only need small amounts of fabric, this is an […]

Bead Crochet Mesh Mobius

Crochet Cowl with Beads

 
A couple of years ago I invested in this luxury yarn, but I didn’t have a clue what to use it for. I simply loved the fox brown shade and now I found a pattern, that works great with the yarn. The crochet chart was a big […]

How to Wet Block Crochet

Wet Blocking Tutorial
Once you have finished a crochet work, it may not look as the finished piece in a pattern book. The answer to this is simple: You need to block the piece, so the stitch pattern comes out right. Beneath you see a crochet scarf before blocking. Like most […]

Shimmer Beaded Lace Cape

Shimmer Beaded Lace Cape
A while ago I started this huge project by crochet designer Kristin Omdahl. The cape looks absolutely luxurious in Omdahl’s book Crochet so Fine: Exquisite Designs with Fine Yarn. I ordered the yarn –  started crocheting – and it took me ages to accomplish the now 3/4 […]

Crochet Shawl Malabrigo Worsted

 
Time ago I crocheted a shawl, which I named the Vincent Shawl. I really liked that one, but someone else also liked it very much, so I gifted it to her :-) The pattern was easy to remember and the shawl is made with a pretty thick yarn. So thick […]

Frida Kahlo Exhibition at Arken

Before Christmas I went to see the Frida Kahlo exhibition at Arken. The exhibition features some of her oil paintings, many photographs of her, a couple of paintings by her husband Diego Rivera and a few contemporary Mexican artists. They also show short film clips with her and Diego Rivera […]

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 […]

Market Bag in Ribbon Yarn

String Bag in Cotton Yarn
For the winter holidays I had plans to make a shawl for summer in cotton yarn. But I had a request from a family member to crochet a market bag. So the cotton yarn was used for a market bag instead and turned out very well: […]