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Backpack with geometric colourwork in tapestry crochet

By |2017-08-12T17:48:57+02:0023/03/2017|Categories: Crochet|Tags: , , , |

My new backpack crochet pattern reminded me that it's a really long time since I've updated my blog. I'm tangled between balls of cotton yarn and long-term projects so I forget my virtual home, which fortunately is always ready to welcome new and old crochet enthusiasts. I have updated Instagram [...]

Snowmen, crochet applique for the Christmas Jumper Day

By |2017-05-25T19:14:26+02:0013/12/2016|Categories: Crochet, Free patterns, Patterns|Tags: , , |

On December 16th is the Christmas Jumper Day! A great excuse for a party, wearing funny clothes, listen Jingle bell and at the same time we can do something good raising funds for Save the Children. It's that time of year where bells, lights and red bows popping up from every [...]

Spring Mandala. Free crochet pattern!

By |2017-05-25T19:14:27+02:0031/05/2016|Categories: Crochet, Free patterns, Patterns|Tags: , |

It is not a simple doily, it's a crochet Mandala! It is a little microcosm that contains a story, sets in the past or in the future. Spring Mandala starts to the center and grows outward, stitch after stitch, round after round, colour after colour, bringing within thoughts and even [...]

Unravel 2016

By |2017-05-25T19:14:30+02:0022/02/2016|Categories: Craft fair|Tags: , |

After I Knit Fandango and the Knitting & Stitching Show in London I immersed myself in a new yarn fair: Unravel. My traveling mate is always Kate (Made by Kate), we always manage to stand out for our habits among the stalls (hoping that nobody understands the stupid things we [...]

Tag with nightingale. Free pattern!

By |2017-05-25T19:14:31+02:0012/01/2016|Categories: Crochet, Free patterns|Tags: , |

Winter is just started, but thinking about the time to make handmade objects (even if small!), it's never early to look forward one or two seasons. So, this year, the first free crochet pattern is a tag with a blue nightingale, with a yellow beak and a mess up tail. [...]

Simply Crochet calendar 2016

By |2017-05-25T19:14:34+02:0017/11/2015|Categories: Amigurumi, Books|Tags: , , |

What it was the third news still secret in the last post? The Simply Crochet Calendar 2016 with my illustrations! They are not just cute and colorful doodles, they are the drawings at the base of my amigurumi. I realize them to understand the proportions, choose colors, decide the details [...]

Scatole regalo o bomboniera con asola e bottone. Tutorial!

By |2016-05-01T00:41:34+02:0029/09/2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

So di non essere la sola ad avere due grandi passioni, che potrei anche chiamare dipendenze: le scatole e i bottoni. Con entrambe ho ricordi legati all'infanzia; non ho mai buttato via le scatole dei cereali né quelle di cartone. Quando avevo la fortuna di avere tra le mani una [...]