Saturday, 26 July 2014

MAKING SHAPES



I've been playing around making crochet shapes.
Nothing really in mind for them at the minute but I know that they will all be used for some project.


I got so carried away making these in cotton 4 ply that I ordered a book on Irish Crochet Motifs and am now moving into making them in white size 10 crochet cotton.


I'm not sure how I manage to do these fiddly crafts because I'm not a patient person in most things but I can happily sit and fiddly with fabric and yarn.


A bunch of grapes coming along nicely


Fan effect

And a nice swirl.
These would look fabulous on a crazy patchwork block so I will probably add them to my other stash of small motifs.

12 comments:

  1. These are superb. I have been trying everywhere to get some size 10 crochet cotton to make some doilies, did you get yours online?

    Helenxx

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  2. they are beautiful. i have zero patience with almost everything, but can sit and fiddle on the computer for hours and days

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  3. Your little crochet samples are adorable. I did some crochet years ago and made two afghans and I'm still using one that I made for my younger daughter ages ago. I used it on my bed last evening as it was cooler during the night with my bedroom open.

    I'm surprised that you haven't crocheted a cat yet.
    Hugs,
    JB

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  4. That should be "with my bedroom window opened".
    lol
    JB

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  5. I love the colors, so soft and pretty. I want to know what you do with them!!!

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  6. lovely, how I wish I could get to make things like this must practise more will get the hooks out today, hopefully can sit in the sun and have a go, thanks for the insiration

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  7. Wow, you've been doodling to good effect. Those make a good stash for crazy quilting.

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  8. I like these, very pretty. I get frustrated working with the crochet cotton. You get stitches that small and my eyes seem to objec

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  9. They look absolutely wonderful. You are clever and patient.
    Love from Mum
    xx

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  10. Thanks for popping over. I've just had a snoop round and your little purrrfect pussy is beautiful.

    I'm glad to have a fellow cat lover as a friend so I will be following you with interest.

    Your a very clever lady, I've never given crafts much of a go as I'm usually busy doing 10 other things (not always getting them finished I may add)

    Hope to see you again soon.

    Julee x

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  11. They are so beautiful. All the shapes are very pretty, I especially love the swirly shape. And such soft and lovely colors!

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  12. That colour combination is one of my favourites and I just love it in your gorgeous crochet shapes. I keep meaning to learn this craft as I would like to be able to add a little cotton crochet border to some of my sewing makes, you have inspired me xx

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