Friday * December 19th 2014

Hexagons LOVE

Good morning sweeties,

December is always such a busy month. Days run very fast and it is always in December that I crochet the least. But I always find 5 minutes here and 5 minutes there to make some stitches and breathe deaply and calm down :)

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This week I worked with my Hexagons blanket. It is always a pleasure to pick up my Debbie Bliss Cachmerino aran yarn and do one hexagon or two :) The yarn is soooo perfect that it is really a moment of bliss holding the hook and crocheting :D

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I really love the colors of this blanket. Not strong but bold in a beautiful way :)

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The girls are still in their “perler-beads-mode” and I love to watch them play and create while I crochet.

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Enjoy the moment sweeties, that what I repeat to myself all day long ;)

Wishing you a happy and blessed weekend!

Sucrette

12 Comments »Crocheted blankets, hama beads, Hexagons, perler beads, wips

It’s that time of the year

Hello there!

How are you? November was a good month …

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… full of crochet and “homey” stuff and December is here already :)

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… the tree is up …

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… with all its colorful and handmade decorations…

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… the Nativity set is back on the shelves too…

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… Every corner around the house smells like Christmas …

Christmas-socks

… The little Christmas stockings made 3 years ago are back on the mantel too :) … (For pattern click HERE)

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… It really feels like Christmas …

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… Specially in the evenings when it is really cosy and warm and good to be home …

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… The nice and warm blankets are back on the beds too…

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… and my new buddy is feeling good with its new crocheted jacket ;)

Soooo, hello December :) We are really really happy to have you back :)

Stay warm and cosy and enjoy December my friends :)

Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

Sucrette

11 Comments »A month with pics, Bedspread, Christmas, Corners of my home, Crocheted blankets, monchhichi

Hello there!

This is not a long post just a quick one to say hello how are you? hope everything is good in your part of the world :)

My life is a little bit chaotic these days. It is always like that in November and December. It seems like time is running very fast and sometimes I feel like I wake up on monday morning and close my eyes and it is already friday evening… yes time flies… and I keep reminding myself to slow down… slow down and enjoy the moment… slow down and manage to do some crochet… an hour per day… not more… slow down and breathe :)

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So I am right now edging my squares with black…

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It is taking me like forever but I know deep inside that the result will be amazing :)

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And I am working too on Sarah’s bedspread whenever I can. I’m progressing very slowly on it but ripples are always a joy to work on so I am not in a hurry to finish it… not at all ;)

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And while I crochet, the girls are now completely addicted to the perler beads (hama beads). They spent most of their free time on these :)

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Their little colorful creations make me very happy and I am proud of their creativity. The two birds of the first pic and the clown on the second pic are totally created by them and when I asked my 7 years daughter why her clown’s mouth is not centered in his face she replied that he is whistling and that made me laugh :D

Well, my friend, this is all that I have to share with you today!

I am wishing you a lovely weekend with your loved ones!

Stay warm and enjoy the moment :)

Sucrette

 

9 Comments »Bedspread, granny squares, hama beads, Ripple, wips

A labour of love

Helloooo hello hello!

Today’s post is all about grannies, granny squares, my biggest project of all, my grannies bedspread :)

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Do you remember these pics? These were the original 150 squares I started with. Before realizing that I will need more. A lot more….

So I decided to add 120 :)

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… Greens …

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… Blues …

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… Reds …

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… Oranges and yellows …

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… Whites …

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… Purples …

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… Pinks …

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Now to make a black edging to all these :)

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Before joining them :)

Maybe I’ll need to crochet some more ;)

Do you see now why I called it a labor of love :)

Have a lovely weekend!

Sucrette

16 Comments »Bedspread, Crocheted blankets, granny squares, wips

The rainbow ripple

Good morning sweet people,

The baby rainbow ripple blanket is done and I can proudly show it to you :)

I’ve had some hard time taking pics of this beauty because the colors are really tricky to show as they are “live” but I did my best and believe me the “real” blanket is much more beautiful than in the pics. It is softer, the colors are melting together in much lovelier way…

Well, As long as you can not see it “live” ;) Here are some pics for you ;)

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Here are some techinical infos for you ;)

* Yarn: It is a very soft and snuggly yarn called Nako Baby. A mixture of acrylic and polyamid.

* Colors: The colors of the rainbow: Blue, purple, light purple, red, orange, yellow, green, aqua

* Hook: 3.5mm

* Pattern: Ripples of happiness. HERE

* Basic chain: 154 ch. Number of rows: 68 (every time 4rows of each color)

* Edging: A simple row of sc with picot on the ripple sides. I love to leave the straight sides as they are ;)

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This above picture is the best one that shows the colors as they are “live” :)

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Voila voilou :) I hope that you liked my rainbow :)

And I hope that it will be cherished by both the mother and the baby boy due in February :)

Sending a rainbow of colors your way. If it is raining, if it is grey, put some colors in your heart and on your hook and the day will be a beautiful one :)

Wishing you a colorful weekend!

Sucrette

35 Comments »"done", Crocheted blankets, for babies, rainbow, Ripple

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