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One Hour Fingerless Mittens – Crochet Pattern

Inspired by the One Hour Scarf by Laughing Purple Goldfish designs, I wrote a pattern for a “One Hour Hat” so that I could make a quick gift set.   I then felt compelled to write a pattern for One Hour Fingerless Mittens.  So here goes . . . These can be made using any soft 8ply [...]

One Hour Hat – Crochet Pattern

Inspired by the One Hour Scarf by Laughing Purple Goldfish designs, I have designed a “One Hour Hat” so that I can make a quick gift set.   I found the hat can be made in about 45 minutes. It is actually nice and soft, I filled the inside of it to make it stand up [...]

Make your own crochet hook, carve it, whittle it!

Recently I started experimenting with carving my own crochet hooks. It is difficult to get afghan (tunisian) crochet hooks that are wide enough or long enough. So with just a paring knife and some old 120 sandpaper, this was my first attempt at any hook : Now, for my second attempt, I introduce, my new [...]

Crochet Eyelash or Feather yarn Scarf Pattern

It was my mum’s birthday recently, and although she’s not a yarn lover, she does love eyelash and feather yarns. So I crocheted her an eyelash scarf. Most people don’t try crocheting with this yarn, but here is an easy way to succeed. The bonus of making this scarf in crochet, is that it won’t [...]

Crochet Hook Case swap

Hi there !! I’ve been too busy to blog lately, but here is my finished crochet hook case for my swap partner at Crochet Lovers Victoria on Ravelry.com. I chose to go with a Victorian style for the case. I hope she likes it !! (I will reveal her name after she has received it [...]