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 […]

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 […]

Hairpin Lace Neck Scarf

Silk Hairpin Scarf
I have always admired projects on Ravelry with this particular pattern and wanted to crochet this scarf! It is a wonderful pattern designed by hairpin lace buff Jennifer Hansen.

This summer a crochet book by Margaret Hubert caught my eye, and when I browsed through it at home, I […]

Halloween Pumpkin Crochet Coaster

This is an easy, free crochet pattern for Fall and Halloween: Crochet these cute coasters to get into the mood for a great Halloween party :-) You can use some leftover cotton yarns in your favourite colors. For the real artistic ones, it is possible to decorate the coasters with […]

Crochet Poncho Lithodora

Lace Crochet Poncho
2 months ago my Navajo Stole was published in Inside Crochet, a UK based crochet magazine. I received a print issue of the magazine from the publisher and noticed a beautiful poncho in it. The poncho has a very pretty lace pattern and looked very comfy on the […]

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 […]