Dream catcher 

My daughter has been talking about a dream catcher for a while. Now I finally finished one for her. I’m not sure if I want to ad smaller feathers too. Sorry for the bad lighting, I finished it very late Saturday evening 😊 I loved the pattern and I think it turned out beautiful. It was a little uncomfortable to work around the ring. I got cramps more than once from sitting in an 

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A love for elephants 

Some of my friends are pregnant so I started making baby blankets and small toys. I like the wooden rings a lot so when I saw this little elephant I had to make one. One became 5…. now I’m out of rings but I just started my 6th elephant so I ordered more rings online…. I can’t stop they are so cute. Hopefully I’ll figure out what to do with them. 

The pattern I used is this: https://www.turtlecrochet.com/single-post/2017/09/15/CROCHET-ELEPHANT-AMIGURUMI

I sing crocheted the two pieces together to make a nice edging. I left 5 stitches open in the elephant’s back for the strap, where I just did my sc in the one layer. The strap is 5 sc wide. I’ve used cotton yarn and a 2,5 mm hook. The wooden ring is 68 mm in diameter and the elephant has a rattle box inside it. 

African sunset

This story starts by my dog sitter announcing that she is having a baby. I’m already making baby stuff for my girlfriend and I wanted to make a blanket for her too. I had a bunch of ideas but then she tells me that she and her husband loves the lion king! I begin looking for patterns but I find nothing that I like. I’ve tried making graphghans before but never finished one. Always gave up pretty quickly… but I had this idea of a silhouette with a sunset background. So I print some pixel paper and start drawing. 5 hours later a have a pattern that I like. Now to find a sunset colored yarn… not an easy job. But after many hours online I finally find one. I absolutely loved working on this project and I’m thrilled with the result. I’m blown away by the likes and comments on Facebook! I never thought it would get so much attention. Thank you! I promised you a pattern and here it is. 😊 thank you to my husband for helping me make the pattern look smashing! 

This pattern is for private use only. Please do not claim this pattern as your own, sell or distribute it. If you would like to share this pattern please link to my blog. You may not sell the finished product.

Pattern:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1s1sGAeIhNWzQ91WxVNOqOd_oH1k4wP2n/view?usp=sharing 

Melting popsicles afghan 

I showed you this yarn a long time ago but I never got around to show you my finished blanket. This sweet roll yarn is so soft and the blanket is thick and warm and oh so soft! I love the way the stripes mix. I tried to control the color changes as much as I could. It wasn’t always easy especially when I had to change to a new yarn cake. But I’m very happy with the result. I have a load of Caron cakes in my stash that’s destined to become a melting popsicles afghan too. But I have so many other projects I want to do too so it will have to wait. 

Pattern: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/melting-popsicles-afghan

I’m displaying my work 

At my job we have a display this month with a lot of homemade items. All of them made by people working there. I decided to display my lily pond blanket and my carousel blanket. It’s my first time showing my work to other people than my family and of course the 65.000 members of the CCC Facebook group LOL. It will be exiting to see if I can win one of the prizes for best work. I’ll keep you posted. 

A sweet Koala 

My colleague lived in Australia as a child. She recently visited the country with her dad. She is nuts about koalas and had showed me endless amounts of cute photos of them. She even brought back a small koala teddy that sits next to her computer. So I decided to make it a friend to sit on her desk at work. I came up with this one. I couldn’t find a pattern I liked so I made this one up using what pictures I could find on Pinterest for guidance. 

Elephants 

My friend is having a baby so I started thinking about baby stuff to make. I saw a picture of an elephant rattle but couldn’t find a pattern. I then saw this tree elephant and I new I had to try and combine those things. So I found a pattern for a bookmark and changed it a little to fit my idea. This is what came from it. It has a rattle box inside and a strap on top. I love it and I’m making another one in girl color just to be on the safe side. It’s still too early to tell the sex of the baby 😊 

The pattern for the bookmark: https://hearthookhome.com/webster-the-elephant-bookmark-amigurumi-crochet-pattern/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page&utm_medium=Deal+Detecting+Diva&utm_content=Webster+the+Elephant+Bookmark+Amigurumi+Crochet+Pattern