Summer pyjamas 

I have been talking of making light cotton pyjamas for all the summer but I only took the time to sew them this weekend. After seeing the Ginghamalong organised by “did you make that ?“, I have chosen some light pink gingham fabric. The cord is made from the wax fabric used for the bento bag and the pattern…

Camper van pillow 

I was looking for an idea for a birthday present for a friend and when I saw the pattern for a Camper van pillow in the issue 45 of Simply Crochet, I knew I had my idea ! Only the front of the pillow is crocheted. I replaced the WV logo by her initials. This is…

Crochet hook case

My mum offered me the French version of the book “Learn to crochet love to crochet” by Anna Wilkinson and I was inspired by the model of the granny stripe clutch bag to make a new case for my crochet hooks.  I had only enough of some of the colours to make the front of…

Flower necklace 

The theme for the Défi du fil this month was “flower” ! Here is my realisation. I used this tutorial to make it and crocheted two flowers instead of one !

Spring cleaning : elbow patches

I seem to have a problem with my left elbow : it is very pointy and must be made of steel because I end up with a hole at its place in most of the clothes I own. (The only clothes that do not have one are the wool sweaters and cardigans handmade by my…

Heart socks 

The topic for this month défis du fil is “love”. I crochet a pair of low socks for my boyfriend roughly following the instructions from this tutorial (they used 11 chains for the based and I used 7).        I used a ball of Debbie Bliss boheme for each sock.    I added a small crochet heart in…

Green crochet shawl

I saw so many nice shawls the last month on some blogs. I particularly like this one and  this one.  I have found on Ravelry a pattern I really liked and that seemed simple enough so I went to my local wool shop The textile studio in Belfast to get some supplies. She recommended to use the Herriot fine from…