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Friday, December 31, 2010

2011: Ready....Set......Go!!

This below photo is how Fiori position when I said: Ready....Set......

She will lift her both arms to the back of her body like a pair of wings. It's her own idea and no body taught her to do that.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Cotton or Wool Blanket?


I have the obession to make crochet blanket these days. I plan to make granny square with lots of color with white border.
Something like this:



Or this:



The problem is I don't have the yarn and I need to buy them. The idea of yarn shopping spree make me excited. However, before buying the yarn, I need to decide first whether I want a cotton blanket or wool blanket. I still can not decide until now. What do you think?

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Lauri's Birthday Photo

Lauri birthday was on October. We celebrated it, but I forgot to blog about it. But, it's beter late than never, right?

I took a lot of photos, but here is my favorite: Lauri blowing the candle with a bit of help from Fiori.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Free Pattern: Gift Bag Doily

Nowadays, not so many people like to make crocheted doily anymore and think that doily is passtime hobby for grandma. However, I used to like to make doilies and even now, once in the blue moon I got a urge to design one. I don't display my doily and I don't know what to do with them, until I come across this picture:



I think this is a good idea to personalize your gift bag. Here is the link to the free pattern.

Friday, December 17, 2010

It's my fault that she was crying.......

She was happy with her red ballon on her head, then suddenly her mother (read: ME) realized that the color of the baloon didn't match her yellow dress.



She was not happy when I changed the red baloon with the yellow one



She was trying to remove the yellow but couldn't.



The result: Waaaaa.......





Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Free Pattern: Stripes Afgan


If you like do knit using intarsia technique and you enjoy to make afgan, then you definately need to put this pattern on your to-do list. Here is the link to the free pattern.

I love the look of this afgan, but intarsia in outside my comfort zone. Probably someday.....

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Free Pattern: Crocheted Embelishment on Holiday Cards


If you need idea what to crochet in this holiday season, you probably can make this card to send for your family and friends. If you don't send card anymore and prefer the electronic card, you still can make this cute crocheted wreath and christmas tree as applique for your table cloth with a matching napkins, or to hang on the christmas tree. Interested? Here the free pattern link.