Category Archives: Crochet

I like to make granny squares, amigurumi (crocheted softies), carpets, shawls and other quick projects!

The Crocheted Gray Granny Square Shawl

Almost a year ago my father’s mother passed away. I have her photo on the shelf, and plenty of her “stuff”. Using some wool found in her stash, I crocheted a granny square shawl for myself. I love it and … Continue reading

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Crocheting with Tricot

I have t-shirt yarn. Balls of cut and rolled fabric. But the thing I enjoy most is crocheting with it, not cutting it up and making it. So when I found these huge spools of already made tricot “yarn” I … Continue reading

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Irresistible Cotton Yarn

By total accident I happened to buy a whole bag of cheap and beautiful cotton yarn this summer when grandmother was visiting. I could not resist the pretty colours and it was time to try to make my first hexagon! … Continue reading

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The Heart Cat Story

The Heart Cat (Hjärtekatten) is a Swedish Craft Project that I joined when it started this spring. It started when two Swedish women in Gothenburg sent out a call for crocheted softies to give to children that suffers from some … Continue reading

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The Pink Kanzashi and the Red Hat that shrunk

As promised a crafty project presentation. It’s a crocheted red hat with a pink kanzashi flower that I made! Here are the two pretty things put together; But let’s start from the beginning, shall we? Once upon a time there … Continue reading

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A row of flowers on a crocheted bowl

In todays post; A few thrifted materials to recycle, crochet, play and hunt with… If you have a ball of fabric rolled up somewhere… …you can crochet up a soft little bowl. I thrifted a couple of balls of torn … Continue reading

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Amigurumi duckling from a pattern

When I received the book Kyuuto I decided to try to make an amigurumi from a pattern. My previous ones I’ve made free hand. I didn’t think I would need the book except for great visual inspiration, but I’m so … Continue reading

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Ripple Afghan Raindbow finished

Tulips from my grandmother in ripple afghan colors, I took this photo after I had taken these of the afghan: Yes, it is true. It’s finished. I have it around my shoulders as I’m writing this post! I’m very happy … Continue reading

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Cotton time when joining the ripple craze

Not a lot of blog posts here this week because I’ve been crocheting. On Saturday I went for a long walk (couple of hours long walk!). Lovely autumn air and in the middle I had a pit stop at a … Continue reading

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Blue is my mom’s colour

I made this card for mom before the summer started, to get her into the “blue patterns” that I know she likes. She has actually bought some porcelain with these patterns. I really love them too, but they are not … Continue reading

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