Archive for the ‘Crochet’ Category

Just a short post to share some great patterns for last-minute Halloween crafting! There’s a nice selection of knitting and crocheting patterns on Yarnspirations:

Halloween knitting and crochet patterns

On the Garnstudio website there are a few cute things also:

Garnstudio Halloween patternsI love the pumpkin hat!

On the other side of the cute-scary spectrum: a shrunken head in a jar

Knitted shrunken head

For small quilts, wall hangings and table runners there’s plenty of inspiration and free patterns collected on the Quilt Inspiration website:

Free Halloween quilt patternsEnjoy!

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Christmas doggies

Ok – I promise: last Christmas post of this year. But the dogs were so nicely posing for the camera that I must show them here with their special christmas collars. I crocheted a collar for both of the Jack Russells in our family, and attached beautiful bells that I bought on holiday in Tibet. When walking them it sounded like Santa himself was on the way with his sleigh bells! The black one is Jacky, doughter to the white one Molly (who, for Harry Potter fans, bears some similarity to Dobby, don’t you think?).

“Erm, can I please go now…?”

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