Hugs and Kisses Crochet Blanket

My latest crochet project is a wonderfully textured blanket from Jeanne Steinhilber https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hugs–kisses-baby-blanket-4. It’s a gorgeous pattern. I’ve also made another couple of pairs of crocodile stitch cuff booties: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvjhENDVJlk. xoxo

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Crochet a baby beanie

I like to make baby booties, bonnets and beanies. They use up small amounts of wool, they’re very charming and do some good as they get donated to hospitals for premature babies (am in a little crochet/knitting group). I found this lovely pattern by Crochet Fix on Ravelry The pattern is for adults but if…

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Crochet leaves pattern

Here’s a quick and easy crochet pattern for you (please note: American terminology). Stitches: DC: Double crochet HDC: Half double crochet DC: Double crochet Leaf Pattern CH 5 then Slip stitch into the first chain to make a ring Round 1 CH 3 then make the following stitches into the ring: 5 DC, CH 3,…

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Crochet bonnets and booties

One of my favourite things to do is to crochet applique flowers, or little animals like elephants, or houses from fine cotton and sew them onto hats and booties or other nice bits and bobs. The coiled rose and green leaves are from Pink Milk’s blog.

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Vintage blanket free crochet pattern

. I tried a pattern found online but just kept falling foul of it and was frogging every five minutes. I gave up on that one and worked one out for myself. I’m about half way through and think another 5 or 6 blocks will make a useful sized blanket for a little one. Want…

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Crochet baby hat

The yarn is Elann Pippilongcolor  (*update 2019 – the yarn has been rebranded to Impromptu Lite*) in Crystal Spring shades, perfect for a pair of crocodile stitch bootees and a little hat.  The pattern is a free download from MyLittleCityGirl. I made some apple, blueberry and cinnamon cupcakes, using muscavado sugar instead of the usual…

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