Saturday, December 12, 2009

Amour by Vildan Uckardes Finished

Crochet D’Art 1000 Mailles No. 256, Janvier 2003, Variations sur le crochet Irlandais et la dentelle de Bruges, January 2003.
Also in Puntorama Ganchillo, No. 265, October 2001, Spain.

Saturday, December 05, 2009

The Spool Cotton Company Doily

Doily 7797
Had a few problems with
Rows 17 & 19.

- started the doily, Amour.

Yesterday the ground was clear. Results of a 24 hr blizzard ... kneehigh snowdrifts, (make that thigh-high closer to the street; the wind is still gusting creating -25C windchills; but, at least, the sun came out briefly.)

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Felted Red Rose Slippers, Finished

Inspired by Jersey Rose Slippers from Plümo,
12/2010: invalid link.)
- knitted and felted slippers
- with felted crocheted flowers.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

unlined Red Felted Slippers & Doily #7797

... 2 felted once, 2 double felted, 1 ready for felting plus unfelted flowers.
Inspired by Plümo’s Jersey Rose Slippers
(eta Dec 2010: link is no longer valid, try here)

Doily #7797 by The Spool Cotton Company

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Scarf done, Felted Plümo started

- my version of Plümo'sJersey rose slippers, (these ones will be felted)

Plümo’s Jersey Rose Slippers
(eta Dec 2010: link is no longer valid)

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Progress on 'Clover'

-in Laceworks by Yoko Suzuki, 1985, Nihon Vogue, Japan.

Decorative Crochet January 1993-31 has this doily on the cover but has no instructions. They are reprinted and renamed 'In Clover' #8 & #9 in the following issue, Decorative Crochet March 1993-32 .

Monday, October 26, 2009

... playing with colour combinations

Friday, October 23, 2009

New Pansy Doily - wip

from Flower Doilies and a New Pansy Doily, Star Book No. 64

Monday, October 19, 2009

Summer Blush

Kathryn A. White design also in Irish Crochet Beauties

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Amour, Jo Ann Maxwell

- started this one yesterday; from an American School of Needlework pamphlet

Sunday, October 11, 2009


finshed 2 more coasters and making one more for hostess gift

Thursday, October 08, 2009


Playful Mood by Elizabeth Hiddleson done.
pattern 26 in the magazine

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Irish Crochet Lace Edging

... for DSIL
- from Edgings, Book No. 218, The Canadian Spool Cotton Company, 1945

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Potholder & Edging Finished

... yesterday - a potholder based on the one in The International Collection of Crochet Patterns Annie's Attic 1990 1993 and
... today - Irish Crochet Lace edging 8775, for DSIL's scrapbooking, pattern from Edgings - 100 Old and New Favorites, Book No. 218, (Canadian Spool Cotton Company, 1945.)

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

'Goldstar' Finished

22" unblocked
size 10 cotton thread
size 6 steel hook