elisabeth andrée

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crochet projects: 2 done and 2 in the works

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hello, good to see you!

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lilac cowl

a small and fun project and easy to make (to my opinion).

i used one ball of 100 gram saskia yarn with hook size 4.5 mm and worked a little loosely.

for a basic ‘how to make’ you can use this explanation for the curly bracelet. for this lilac cowl i made 151 chains per curl and made all single crochets. 

closure of crochet curly cowl by elisabeth andrée

crochet curly cowl by elisabeth andrée

cat bed

for the cat of my cousin who loves to sleep on soft and crochet things, i made a cat bed that measures about 50 x 50 cm and about 10 cm high. it is a little wobbly and feels really soft and comfortable (inside a children’s comforter which is easily washable) so i hope the cat will love to relax on it.

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cushion cover

both sides of the cushion cover made of ‘another squares’ are done. all the squares are sewn together, i have crocheted one row around and fasten off the yarn …. and i think i measured something wrong because the sides are to small for the pillow, so i need to crochet more rows around them. no problem.

if you like, you can find the pattern for the squares here. the yarn i use is scheepjes ‘softfun’ and crochet hook size 4.00 mm.

spiders

some evenings were a little cold but for me those evenings were a good opportunity to work on my orange spider blanket.work in progress orange spider blanket by elisabeth andrée

these are my projects, joining ginny’s yarn along at small things
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14 thoughts on “crochet projects: 2 done and 2 in the works

  1. De sjaal ziet er prachtig uit.

    Groetjes Gré

  2. I love your blog, Elizabeth – it’s so clean and calm. The orange spider blanket is my favorite of your projects this week. I’m not normally an orange gal, but your blanket looks so scrumptious – it makes me want to find some really great orange yarn and make something for my home with it. It looks perfect in that yellow basket. :^)

    • Hello Becki,
      Thanks for your wonderful comment, you made my day!
      The orange is a yellow kind of orange, it is Stylecraft Special DK and the name is Saffron.
      Thanks for visiting!

  3. I have to add that, beside the blanket, I really love the pillow-to-be!!!!!! xxxxxx Ale

  4. Lovely projects as usual, I’m itching to see more of your spider blanket 🙂

  5. Gorgeous cushion cover and spider blanket, great colours… I don’t make enough in orange, I love it!

  6. All of these are gorgeous – the cat bed looks like a little trampoline!

  7. Hola Elizabeth!
    Estoy maravillada por tus hermosos trabajos! Felicitaciones!
    Gracias por tu generosidad por compartirlo
    Pasaré pronto por aquí!