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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