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Cristina

A beautiful combination of patterns This joyfull blanket was made for my eldest son, Dario. I made the center from the “Romancing the Yarn CAL”  from MoYa, then I added many rows from Around the Bases, really enjoyable pattern! This was not my initial idea, but the squares from Romancing…

The design of Grace Blanket Anita Gibney of “My Craft Life”, the designer of this blanket, published the pattern for free on her Instagram and Facebook page. Unfortunately the pages are no longer available. I tried to contact Anita to ask if I could spread her project, but got no…

An epic journey This challenging blanket was made for my 3th son Giacomo. The pattern is the Arizona CAL from Pippin Poppicock and it representes a journey into the culture of the Navajo Nation. I used 15 Stylecraft Special DK  balls yarn in colors: black, silver, white, lipstick, grey, graphite,…

Blue Star Afghan

by Cristina

A wonderful adventure Like a long-awaited journey, the making of this pattern revealed to me a new way to enjoy crochet. Something more difficult, something different than the usual things, traditional stitches like granny squares, declined in a more modern way. Not too easy or fast to do but ……

Crochet Victorian walking suit (with hat and parasol) Walk with Lady Amelia in her Sunday afternoon stroll. The dress, reproduction of a Victorian-era walking dress, is crocheted with a 2ply cotton thread, hook 1,5mm. Details with pearls, feathers, satin ribbons, tulle. Pattern from Paradise Publications. Entirely handmade, Victorian-era hairstyle. She…

Jacaranda CAL

by Cristina

My first Crochet A-Long This CAL was a wonderful journey. My first CAL (Crochet-A-long) experience, could not be better! Thanks to the wonderful pattern by Iman van der Kraan, I enjoyed a new universe of “hook-friends” from all over the world.  In these weeks I have learned many new things,…

This time as a Dreamcatcher My second Myriad, in my favourite color shades, is a dreamcatcher. It is perfect for the blue room of my daughter and her fiancé. You can see the Myriad complete here, threads for the dreacatcher are always the Delfino cotton threads size 12, 1,5mm hook.…

Autumn mini blanket

by Cristina

Why “mini”? This is my mini blanket. “Mini” because I get off of yarn, a beautiful 70% merino wool from my stash. Unluckily this yarn is no longer in production so … I have to be happy with this and I really am! The blanket is super soft and wonderful…

The first white wedding dress Queen Victoria was the first to choose a white dress for her royal wedding. The dress, reproduction of a Victorian-era wedding dress, is crocheted with a 2ply cotton thread, hook 1,5mm. Details with pearls, satin ribbons, tulle. Pattern from Paradise Pubblications. Entirely handmade, Victorian-era hairstyle.…

Happy Mandala Vintage Rose

by Cristina

Cute and easy A new little mandala to fit my 15cm hoops 🙂 This is in rose, for my bedroom. The pattern is the  Happy Mandala by Iris Fait, really enjoyable and beautiful! A one-day project, perfect to make gifts in a short time but with valuable results! It is…

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