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Crochet vlog episode 19 - show notes

Hello lovelies! I was delighted to notice that I have already 300 subscribers! Wohaa! Thank you so much <3 This episode was hard to record. After last episode I have not been crocheting, in three weeks!! It feels terrible!  Please go and see the vlog and if you have any tips how to manage through this time, I am more than happy to receive those! Although I have not been productive, I have few crochet items to show you. Click here for the episode. **** I have one finished square for the Traveling Afghan blanket project. This is the 5th square of the project. Designer is Kimberley from the Lakeside Loops -blog. The free pattern can be found from here . The square is about 21 x 21 cm and I used 31 grams of yarn with 4 mm hook. In the pattern, the heart was created with treble crochet but I made it with double crochet.  Before my mandatory crochet break, I managed partly to make the square 6.  The 6th square is by Lee from Coco Crochet L

Kite - crochet potholder pattern

I have some amazing news- so big that I have to write a blog post about it! On Thursday night, I or actually Virkkuumania was contacted by a journalist of Ilta-Sanomat, one of the biggest newspapers in Finland. She said that she is making an article of tips how to spend your extra time at home for Saturday’s newspaper. I was asked if I would like to be involved with an easy and simple crocheted potholder pattern. The pattern and the picture of the finished piece should be ready already in the next morning.  As you probably already guess, I had to take up this "challenge". After a moment of brainstorming with my husband and less than an hour of  the contact, I was hooking the pot holder.  The pattern was supposed to be very easy and simple, and I decided to start with a square made of double crochet stitches. The square is then folded in an envelope style, and the sides are joined together with single crochet stitches. The edges of the piece are also neaten

Crochet vlog episode 18 - show notes

Happy Easter time! Although it is Easter I have not any Easter related projects to show you. But I hope you still enjoy this episode.  Click here to access the episode. *** My spring shawl is finished! This is a Foxtrot Shawl by @ rocketgirlcrochet Pattern can be found from Ravelry , click here. The yarn is Drops Muskat and hook is  5 mm.  I got teribble urge to make an amigurumi. I chose Marcia the Alpaca from the awesome book Animal Friends of Pica Pau. I just looooove this alpaca! I made it with Drops Muskat and hook was 3 mm. The pompoms are made with acrylic yarns. I made the fox and bear earlier this year, more info about those in the episode 15, click here . Small and quick project for this week was this rainbow decoration. Pattern by Sandra , it is a free download in Ravelry .  I used Drops Muskat for this and the hook was 3,5 mm.   I hanged it to our kitchen cupboard.  Then I have finished two squares to the Traveling

Crochet vlog episode 17 - show notes

Hello hello! I am super happy that you are there, watching my crochet vlog <3 We are living very odd and scary time at the moment, but luckily there is crochet and vlogs to help us through these times. I hope you enjoy this episode, click here to access the episode. ***** My first FO´s is macrame work. I made this beautiful flower with my dear friend. The yarn is Moppari robe.  The video tutorial can be found from here . Check also the IG account from here . The diameter of the flower is 22 cm.  I finished my summer market bag! This is the Poseidon market bag by @knotsosquare The pattern can be found from Ravelry, click here.   I used Drops Muskat yarn,  and the hook was 4 mm. Yarn usage was 211 g.  Lots of summer projects here! I made a summer hat for myself too.  The yarn is, pink, Drops Muskat of course. This is the adult size. I am just wondering if the brim is too big? What do you think? The pattern is from Naturally Nora Croch

Crochet vlog episode 16 - show notes

Nice to see you again! Welcome to see my crochet vlog episode 16! In this episode I have few FO´s and few wips. I hope you enjoy, click here to access the episode. ***** My first FO for February is this Valentines Day Heart.  The pattern, Candy Heart,  is from book "Modern Crochet Mandalas". The designer is Melinda Miller. I used Drops Muskat yarn and the hook was 3,5 mm.  Getting ready for summer! I made this cute crochet summer hat for our girl. The pattern is from Naturally Nora Crochet. The pattern can be found from Etsy, click here   I used Drops Muskat yarn, I used hook sizes 4 and 5 mm, like suggested in the pattern. The hat part is finished The brim before the last round My third FO is of course the Dahlia Blanket CAL! Wohaa!! Lots of work, but it was worth it. It is huge and beautiful work of crochet! All the details of the yarns and patterns can be found from Attic 24-blog, click here! I just loo