Sometimes, I am asked how I started to crochet amigurumis. I had crocheted and knitted as a child. When I was 14, I knitted my first jumper. I used about a kg of yarn! It was extremely warm and, in fact, still exists (but has assumed a second life in one of my parents wardrobes… Read More
Bunnies are cute and even more so if they are fluffy and pink. For some time, I wanted to start a new project with another their type of yarn than DMC Natura which I ususually use. I found a skein of Phildar Pilou in a warm pink shade and immediately visualized a cuddly, soft bunny. My… Read More
Lately, I have been more and more associating crochet with Liberty of London fabrics. Next to the Liberty-fruits I love crocheting, the use of Liberty fabric was rather accessory until now. So when I was asked to crochet a friend for this princess here and to dress said friend in pink Liberty d’Anjo, the result was… Read More
I am in the middle of a zillion or so unfinished projects… I started a lovely blanket which will soon deserve its own post, I am finishing a crochet doll to leave for the Big Apple soon, and I am trying to work on some tutorials. Therefore, no finished project to show, just some recent… Read More
Once upon a time I was told that a true princess needs a sparkly crown… “Fair enough”, I thought and went to work. And since it seems that a little bit of sparkle is not enough of sparkle, some more sparkle had to be added to the top of her Majesty’s gown. She then went… Read More
Once upon a time, in a children’s fairytale book, I’ve seen a beautiful princess with a flowing dress and a tall, pointed hat. I’ve never quite forgotten this drawing and so I had to translate it into crochet one day…
Spring’s a-coming, at least in Europe, and so I wasn’t surprised at all when my mum asked me for a green Liberty-apple. Usually, I prefer pastel colours, so this request was a bit of a challenge to me, and, as you will notice, I couldn’t resist to smuggle in a pastel green pear… In the… Read More
We recently got some handmade crochet hair clips as a gift. I love the idea, because it’s so simple and brilliant. Just buy some nice hair clips, crochet a rose, and use some sewing yarn to fix the rose with a few stitches to the hair clip. A beautiful and quick DIY project, isn’t it?
Who doesn’t love surprises? I most certainly do! One day this week, I came home to open my mailbox and find an envelope from France. It was from my Instagram friend @aufildemesenvies. Since I knew that said envelope had to contain some marvels, I instantly hastened inside to open the envelope. Lucky me!