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Houses

Good morning !

This week end I enjoyed sewing small houses …

I saw this so cute pic of the cover of this book I ordered from amazon (but I did not received the book yet) and I could not resist making one of these cute houses…

I enjoyed so much the whole process that I made another one too…

They are so simple to make and I really love this childish style πŸ™‚

And as I am still waiting for the book, I began trying something similar to the cute framed pic too πŸ™‚

Hope it turns out good so I can show it to you πŸ™‚

Have a beautiful day!

Sucrette

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Good morning !

This is the graphic pattern of the baby blanket I’m working on right now…

Round1: color1

Round 2: white

Round 3,4 and 5: color2

Round6 (This is the round I’m using to join as I go): white

I made a real progress on this blanket and it is turning out beautiful πŸ™‚ and I made also some very cute sewing this we…I’ll show you something next time πŸ˜‰

Sorry again for not being able to explain crochet with words…Hope the graphic pattern will help πŸ˜‰

Thank you all for your visit and

Have a lovely day!

Sucrette

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Hello there!

This is as promised the new yarn my mom brought for me last Saturday… (thank you mom!)

Weird eh? not my kind of colors πŸ™‚ too soft…too pastels…too light πŸ™‚ but but but you can not imagine my surprise when I touched them…OhlalaΒ  it is the softest and smoothest yarn I ever touched in my hole life …. mmmh so tender like a baby’s skin …

It is called Nako Baby… 60% bamboo 40% polyamid (wondering what it is πŸ™‚ )

8 colors including the white one…

mmmh…so? did I tried to crochet with it? or didn’t I? πŸ™‚

This kind of yarn is perfect for baby stuff… and I have plenty of pregnant mothers around me including my own sister…so I decided to start a baby blanket….for a cute little baby πŸ™‚

Ok the colors are too pastels but you can not imagine how beautiful it is to work with …OOOOH totally hooked πŸ™‚ and I did not let it down until 1:00 a.m that night πŸ™‚ trying different patterns until I chose this one …

and I made a lot of progress this week …

I called the square : “daisies baby blanket square” and of course I am gonna post the graphic pattern for you next time πŸ˜‰

This pattern will turn out wonderful with bright and bold colors too, I am sure…

I am joining the squares with the white color as I go…

I can tell you one thing: I will not work on any other wip before I totally finish this blanket…Because, I just can not come back to my normal acrylic stash after I worked with this wonderful yarn of softness! (I sometimes have strange English sentences πŸ™‚ hehe )

Time to go now! See you next time with the graphic pattern πŸ˜‰

I hope you liked my new yarn, my new wip and my new square !

Have a wonderful sunshiny week end!

Sucrette

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Good morning!

Today’s post is about my vintage blanket progress… Just some pics to show you what I’ve crocheted so far… Here we go:

12 joined squares, 12 unfinished squares…

… and 48 first-round πŸ™‚

That will make when done a total of 9 rows! Youpiii!

But the BIG BIG news is a new kind of yarn my mother bought for me on Saturday…hmmmm…deliciosa…I could not resist trying it and I fall madly deeply…and I started something new too…and I can not take it from my hands πŸ˜€

So, my lovelies, in my next post: New yarn, new kind of colors never used before, new wip and a new cute graphic pattern too πŸ˜‰

Stay tuned!

Sucrette

P.S: Thank you again and again for all these lovely messages you are leaving here πŸ™‚ They warm up my days !

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Granny love

Hello!

These past few days I’ve been making the final touches of “granny love”

Doesn’t feel great when you are cutting the yarn ends and thinking about the joy this blanket will give to someone ?

I will offer this blanket to a friend of mine who’s giving birth in July… This friend is in love with grannies and (like myself ) she don’t love soft pastels colors for babies πŸ™‚ She’s giving birth to a baby boy but she wants her blanket to be full of bold colors (purple included) πŸ™‚ so here it is: Granny love!

I made this blanket a little bigger (85x105cm) than the normal-baby-blanket-size as it will be used during the cold days not before December and the baby will be 6 months old…

I used my favorite acrylic yarns the Nako brand and a 4.5mm crochet hook …

and made a simple picots edging with the off-white color…

I think the picots-edge is a quick and very nice type of edging…and the result turns out always beautiful πŸ™‚

Ooooh how I love grannies ! I think that the multi-colored-granny-square is the first thing people should learn in crochet…as they will be hooked forever πŸ˜‰

Here is a final pic before leaving you my friend…Hope you liked “granny love”!

Have a wonderful week end and thank you for visiting!

Sucrette

P.S: I am making progress on my “vintage blanket” and I am enjoying it sooo much…will show you something for sure next time πŸ˜‰

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Good morning ladies,

Hope you are enjoying your morning with a hot cup of coffee like myself πŸ™‚

Yesterday I bought some new yarn to add to my old stash

7 new colors and a lot of leftovers…

This 100% acrylic yarn is much thinner than the old one…It has to be crocheted with a 3mm hook… and I love how a normal 4 rounds granny square looks much smaller in this kind of yarn!

I have now two projects I am working on: The first one is a granny blanket for a friend who’s giving birth in July …

The second one is “love at first sight” and I am thinking about offering it as a wedding gift for another friend who’s getting married in July also :):)

But but but …

I could not resist trying out the new yarn πŸ˜‰

Who could resist ???

and I made some squares using the same pattern as my fairy tale blanket! (I just love this pattern!!!)…but this time the colors looks a little “vintage” and I joined with the “off-white-beige” color…so it is looking like a vintage blanket and this is how I decided to name it πŸ˜€

The squares are very soft and a lot smaller and I love them …The colors are not so bright (as for my other projects) and I am thrilled to try out working with them too …

So “Vintage blanket ” is going to be my third wip …

but I should really really finish the granny one (one more row of squares ans a border) and show it to you …It is looking very nice you’ll see πŸ˜‰

Time to go now…

Thank you for visiting!

Big big kisses!

Sucrette


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Hello!

Just a quick post with a quick graphic pattern of the crocheted edge I made for the round stool πŸ˜‰

Very simple πŸ™‚

Have a great start of the week ! (Mine will be great for sure as I am going to buy some new yarn πŸ˜‰ )

Ciao ciao!

Sucrette

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