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Tag: granny squares

Summer Break

It doesn’t even seem like I’ve been fully back to blogging since the release of my book, and it’s already time to announce my summer break! I can’t believe a full year has gone by, and how much has happened. Only 12 months ago I… continue reading

Granny Square Love

I’m sure this will not come as a surprise to you: I absolutely LOVE granny squares! From the simple ones, to the more intricate patterns, not to speak of the endless possibilities these little squares offer us crocheters: BIG love! This post’s 1st photo was… continue reading

Treasury Tuesday

Every once in a while, I need to satisfy my “granny square”-kick …… I never-ever tire of this relatively old and simple crochet pattern, and I absolutely love how adaptable they are – be it traditional, or more diverse, intricate even. There’s granny square inspiration… continue reading

Follow-up Friday – Granny Square Sophie

Hot off the needle, here she is, my latest granny square “Sophie”! I’m so pleased how she turned out! Apparently a (creative) brain works in mysterious ways, at least mine does. You see, a couple of weeks ago, I woke up one morning remembering I… continue reading

Follow-up Friday – Babyblanket “Wynter”

Hurray for “Follow-up Friday” finished projects! And especially the ones that you’re happy with, like I’m with this one. Not only am I pleased with how this blanket turned out – I’m also quite relieved that its initial pile of granny squares is no longer… continue reading

Introducing: Granny Square “Abby”

It’s with much pleasure – and some anticipation – that I’m introducing granny square “Abby” to you today! The anticipation stems from a mix of feelings (“will other people like her too”, “what if I overlooked a mistake in the – gazillion times checked –… continue reading

Follow-up Friday – “Les Tourettes Shawl”

In the long list of wips that needed to be completed these past months (more here), this shawl played a significant part. The funny thing is, my “Les Tourettes Shawl” has been finished since May or June, and been worn many an occasion. With much pleasure,… continue reading

Follow-up Friday – “Crochet Mood Blanket”

Well …. let’s just say there’s a first for everything ….. Soooo, how about a “Follow-up Friday”-post on a Saturday? For a pretty organised and control-freakish kind of person like me, it was a big step to accept that “no”, I was not going to… continue reading

Follow-up Friday

                         “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life”                           image courtesy of As far as crafting was… continue reading

“Bétaille Blanket”

Now this is most certainly one of the happiest “ta-dah”-posts ever …… A close call too, to make it for this week’s “Follow-up Friday”: just a little over an hour ago I crocheted the very last stitch on this blanket and could start taking pictures… continue reading