Monday, 9 November 2009

Abominable Baby's Slippers

Fun, loopy slippers that will look super-cute on any baby.

{pattern here}

Saturday, 7 November 2009

Christmas Tree Potholder

I hate tacky Christmas craft, but this potholder is better than most.
At least it's not loud.

I might even make one for Mr Bumps' kindy teacher this year.

{pattern here}

Thursday, 5 November 2009

Crochet Wool Stash Basket

What better storage for your crochet stash than in something you crocheted!

Love, love, love this one.

{pattern here}

Tuesday, 3 November 2009

Beth Crochet Tank Top

Lovely, wear-anywhere, go-with-anything fashion.

A must-have for your Spring or Summer wardrobe.

Pattern suitable for ladies sizes XS to L

{pattern here}

Sunday, 1 November 2009

Mittens & Beanie Keyring

The perfect Christmas gift for your childs teacher - or someone who's forever losing their keys.

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Friday, 30 October 2009

Red Heart Yarn eBook freebie

Just found this freebie ebook with knitting and crochet patterns.
I haven't had a look at it yet, but it's supposed to be really good.

{download ebook}

Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Girls Dress

Very seventies image, but this dress would still look very cute.

Pattern covers sizes 2 (toddler) through to 14 ("average miss").

Medium difficulty.

{pattern here}

Saturday, 24 October 2009

Lip Balm Cosy

Now you'll never leave your lip balm in a hot car again - unless you lock your keys in, of course...

Super easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Thursday, 22 October 2009

Ladies' Halter Top

Another must-have for my wardrobe.

Pretty, simple, but very smart.

Medium difficulty.

{pattern here}

Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Rosy Tea Cosy

I fell in love with this little tea cosy, but I hate using teapots!
Maybe I'll just buy one so I can put it up on a shelf...

Medium difficulty.

{pattern here}

Sunday, 18 October 2009

Java Jammies

I've seen these around a lot lately, so had to go hunting for a pattern to make one.

And then I used this pattern (leaving out the flowers) to make a plain one for hubby for his birthday in July.

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Friday, 16 October 2009

Ladies' Turnberry Cardigan

Love this jacket / cardigan.

Note to self: must make one to wear next Winter.

Medium difficulty.

{pattern here}

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Crochet Valentine Notelets

Send a note with a crafty touch to your loved ones!

I loved this idea when I found it and just had to include it here :)

Easy to crochet.

{instructions here}

Monday, 12 October 2009

Striped Tote Bag

Super-easy tote bag for all your shopping or crafting supplies.

Super easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Saturday, 10 October 2009

Hacky Sack Foot Bag

A fast and easy foot cushion you can colour to suit your decor.

This project would be perfect for a kid's room.

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Thursday, 8 October 2009

Banana Curlz Hair Ties

These little things look sooo cute in Wren's hair.

-And they're so easy I can whip up a new pair for the next day, while I watch tv at night.

Super easy!

{pattern here}

Tuesday, 6 October 2009

Lip Balm Holder

Fancy up your lip gloss by making a neat cover for it.
You can even add it to your keyring.

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Sunday, 4 October 2009

Sunburst Rose Doily

A lovely vintage pattern (1950's, I think).

Hard to crochet.

{pattern here}

Saturday, 3 October 2009

Ponte Vecchione Necklace

An amazing crochet necklace.

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Friday, 2 October 2009

Mary Jane Slippers

Wren and I wear these slippers all the time around the house.
On really cold days, we just add a pair of socks for toasty-warm toes.

If you have timber or tiled floors, just add a few circles of fabric paint to the bottoms to make them non-slip!

Easy to medium difficulty.

{pattern here}

Thursday, 1 October 2009

Trinket Box

This is sooo easy, and looks fab!

Choose whichever colours suit your room.

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Granny Square Heart

Since today is my birthday, I thought a love heart was in order.

Happy birthday to everyone else out there who's celebrating today!

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Monday, 28 September 2009

Vintage Square Floral Cushion

Not sure what this will look like when finished, but as a pattern it looks good.

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Sunday, 27 September 2009

Criss Cross Mobile Phone Holder

Cute little cell phone holder.

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Saturday, 26 September 2009

Neckwarmer with Rosette

This post is for everyone in the Northern hemisphere, who are moving towards Winter right now.

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Friday, 25 September 2009

Lacy Daisy Skirt

A very simple skirt, based on granny squares.

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Thursday, 24 September 2009

Hanging Butterflies

This vintage pattern was originally intended as shade pulls. -Remember those horrible things that would fly up without warning?

I think they'd make lovely little dangly decorations anywhere.

{pattern here}

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Felted Sock Monkey Bag

If you're a sock-monkey addict, then this bag is for you.

You'll need to crochet this with wool, and learn how to felt it, but the results look awesome.

Medium difficulty.

{pattern & instructions here}

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Ribbon & Pearl Necklace

A very simple idea that might be just the touch your outfit needs.

Super easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Monday, 21 September 2009

Flower Embellishment

For some reason, I find it really difficult to crochet flowers.

If you can, and you can also read chart patterns, then this should be a cinch for you.
Japanese site with English translation, some picture instructions.

{pattern here}

Sunday, 20 September 2009

Starflower Bookmark

Wren did so well in her NAPLAN tests that we treated her to a Hannah Montana CD & I'm now working on this bookmark for her birthday.

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Saturday, 19 September 2009

Flower Pincushion

The best thing about this pincushion is its simplicity.

It's basically a ball, with thread wrapped around it and through it to give it shape!

{pattern here}

Friday, 18 September 2009

Bike Seat Cover

I would never have thought of crocheting a bike seat cover, but someone did, and even wrote out the pattern!

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Thursday, 17 September 2009

Crochet Stars

Add some fabric stiffener and hang them from your Christmas tree, sew or paste one onto the front of a home-made card, or hang in your window.

Easy to crochet, and cute!

{pattern here}

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Ladies' Maple Top

I kinda like this top. You could wear it almost any season.

Medium difficulty.

{pattern here}

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Flower Bowl

I adore the prettiness of this little crochet cotton bowl.

You could use it as is for potpourri, or insert a glass for snacks or a tealight candle.

{pattern here}

Monday, 14 September 2009

Bella Crochet Camisole

This top looks like it would appear fitted when worn.

Medium difficulty.

{pattern here}

Sunday, 13 September 2009

Hook Holder

A very useful little project from Rachel at Crochetspot.

It even rolls up when you're not using it.

Easy to crochet.

{pattern here}

Saturday, 12 September 2009

Ponytail Tube

A really different idea that looks like it might help to keep Wren's hair neat at school.

{pattern here}

Friday, 11 September 2009

Wine Bottle Cover

A very easy and fast way to personalise a bottle of wine for that special dinner party.

Easy to make.

{pattern here}

Thursday, 10 September 2009

Heart Handbag

Wren & Mr Bump gave me a crochet handbag for Mother's Day this year, and I love it.

This is something I'd really love to try making, to give myself!

{pattern here}

Wednesday, 9 September 2009

Stars for applique

Sweet & simple little stars to add as embellishments to your clothes, cushions or a bag.

{pattern here}

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Fireman's Hat

I wish I'd found this pattern about six years sooner, because Wren would have absolutely loved this when she was three!

Fantastic idea; no hard bits to scratch or bump little heads.

{pattern here}

Monday, 7 September 2009

Ladies Tank Top

What's better than a new tank top for Summer?

I just gotta make me one of these this year!

Medium difficulty.

{pattern here}

Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Round Flower Coasters

These coasters will look so great in our house this Summer.
I can just see them out on our table under the pergola.

{pattern here}

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Filet Crochet Curtains

Sweet crochet cafe curtains for the kitchen window.

{pattern here}