Tag: crochet

"Simplicity" Babydecke gehäkelt aus Stylecraft Special DK

Häkelanleitung :: Babydecke « Simplicity » ::

Anleitung für eine schöne, schlichte Häkeldecke. Toll als Geschenk für frisch gebackene Eltern oder auch als Kuscheldecke für die eigenen Kinder. Die Decke ist in der Größe beliebig anpassbar. Wer kennt sie nicht, die Phasen wo man einfach nicht in der Lage ist, sich auf komplexe Strick- oder Häkelprojekte zu konzentrieren? Mir geht das oft Read More

Häkelpullover - schnell gemacht aus Sockengarn mit Stäbchen und Luftmaschen

MeMadeMittwoch :: Schneller Häkelpulli ::

Heute von mir mal ein Beitrag zum Me Made Mittwoch: vor ein paar Tagen fertig geworden ist dieser schlichte Häkelpullover zum Drüberziehen über Langes und Kurzes. Wer hätte gedacht, dass ich mal einen Pullover häkeln würde?! Na ich jedenfalls nicht. Der Schnitt sind im Grund 2 große Rechtecke und 2 kleine Rechtecke, mit ein paar Read More

Christmas songs on the recorder

Happy New Year :: A look back on 2015 ::

The Christmas holidays are behind us with all their excitement and activity and the New Year lies just ahead. This past year for me has been full of rediscovered love for my knitting and crafts hobbies. I had planned to revive this blog, to professionalize the look and feel and to add some patterns and Read More

Sedimentary Crochet Shawl

Free pattern :: Sedimentary Shawl ::

My very first crochet pattern is available for free on Ravelry as of today. Yay! Sedimentary is a small, triangular shawl that can be worked in two different shapes. Depending on the available yarn/yardage and chosen hook size the fabric can vary from dense and warm to light and airy. Also size can be easily customized. Read More

Cozy Blanket border detail

FO :: Cozy Stripe Blanket ::

One big satisfying taaadaaaaahhhh moment: my first real full sized crochet blanket is done! I can hardly believe how pretty this turned out, how much I loved working with the cheap economic acrylic Stylecraft Special DK yarn and how utterly relaxing the whole process has been. Originally I had planned to follow Lucy’s original Cozy Read More

Crochet Flat Circle Cushion

FO :: Crochet Circle Cushion ::

Another fun idea of Lucy from Attic24 – the flat circle cushion. Nice way to use up some left over bits and pieces and the resulting cushion is a fun and colorful addition to hour crazy household. For the backside I used a cotton/microfiber blend yarn double and worked with a larger hook. This way the bottom Read More

Easter eggs on twigs

Easter Impressions

  With kids the Easter holidays are quite the chocolate and egg filled affair. This year we visited my husband’s family in Hesse and enjoyed some nice countryside and peace and quite while the kids got entertained by the grandparents. Not entirely without stress but mostly a win-win situation. I got to crochet on my Read More

Stylecraft Special DK Yarn

Colorful Yarn

Do you know Attic24? It’s a blog by the incredibly talented Lucy of Attic24 and she’s been dazzling us with her colorful crochet creations for quite some time. Actually, back in 2011 it was her wonderful blankets that got me to dig out some hooks and yarn and give crochet another try – for what Read More

Granny Stripes Happiness

  Ich liebe, liebe, liebe den Häkelwahnsinn bei Attic24. Das Granny Stripe Muster ist dabei mein absoluter Favorit für Babydecken, die im Freundes- und Familienkreis verschenkt werden. Es geht schnell von der Hand, man kann gut Reste verwerten, es lässt sich endlos variieren und das Ergebnis ist immer toll. Garn: Fischer Wolle Piano, 50% Cotton/50% Read More

The Year of the Cat

Enter Amineko, the most famous cat of all. It has even got their own Facebook page. Those two cute guys were made on special request of two adorable little boys, who were missing their tomcat something fierce after he joined all the cats that have gone before him. This has been my first foray into Read More

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