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Good morniiiiiiiiing!

Do you remember my wip vintage blanket that I started not long time ago? Well, it turned into a vintage cushion for my formal living πŸ™‚

It is made with a very thin acrylic yarn and I felt quite impossible to crochet a blanket with this kind of yarn (lazy lazy πŸ™‚ ) … So I transformed it…

Here is the result…

A big vintage cushion πŸ™‚ (60x60cm)


Love it even moreΒ  in my living next to the round granny one…

LOVE it sooo much that I decided to make another cushion just to go with these two…

I’ll show you something next time πŸ˜‰ Stay tuned!

Before I go I want to thank Grace Ann for the Versatile blogger award! This is very sweet from you Grace Ann! Thank you sooo much!

and thank you all for visiting πŸ™‚

Have a wonderful day!



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Hello there!

What a title to a post eh? πŸ™‚ hehe

As you already guessed the blanket is over πŸ™‚ and it is delicious πŸ™‚ wanna take a look?

Not my kind of colors but it turned out good … and I am happy πŸ™‚

It measures 75x90cm which is a good size for a baby blanket…

I made the border using this pattern but I made half trebles instead of trebles …

The yarn I used is “Nako baby” 60% bamboo 40% polyamid… too bad you can only find pastels colors…because the yarn is so soft it is a pure pleasure to work with…

The crochet hook is a 4mm one. You can find here the graphic pattern for this blanket… Sorry again if I can only make graphic patterns … I am really really bad at explaining with words and I can not, myself, follow written patterns 😦

and now I can not wait to get back to my bright, bold and happy colors again πŸ˜‰ Youpiiii!

but will miss for sure the softness of this yarn …

Thank you for visiting πŸ˜‰

Have a nice day!


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Good morning !

I received a while ago an award from a very sweet lady…

Thank you so much Kerry!

Kerry have a wonderful blog…you can visit it here!

So, for the award I have to tell some things about myself…


1-I really really love colors…colors everywhere and specially in homes but it seems like most of the homes I visit are “beige” or “white” and this really annoys me!!

2- My favorite color is: red or purple or orange or yellow or even turquoise …in fact I have plenty of favorite colors πŸ˜‰ and every week I seem to have a new favorite color πŸ™‚

3- I love big families…for me the perfect picture of happiness is a big family with 4 or 5 kids dining around a big table laughing and eating with a fire in a cosy fireplace …

4- I’m afraid to death of death πŸ™‚ In fact this is a real obsession for me…I keep thinking about the day I’ll be dead or somebody I cherish will be gone and I cry and I cry … I don’t know how to face this fact and I keep reading books about it…but no result 😦

5- I love simple pleasures of life: sometimes, just sitting in the garden watching the girls playing makes my heart happy happy happy πŸ™‚

6- I hate to shop clothes…for myself…yes yes yes…I wish I can stay in my jeans and a very large t-shirt for the rest of my life and nobody tells me I have to be “pretty” for the others GRRRRRRR!

7- I live in a country (Lebanon) where everything is fake…specially the women…plastic surgery is the latest fashion…All the women have the same fake nose, the same fake cheeks and the same stretched skin around the eyes…in fact they all looks the same…its dramatic !

8- I hate going to hairdressers…fixing the color and cutting my hair is my nightmare! and this is what I’m making today!!!

9- I love eating a lot, specially sweets and chocolate…and I am constantly beginning diets…just beginning … πŸ˜€

10- Sometimes I wish to live alone in an island with my children, my husband and my family and of course my crochet and the internetΒ  and you πŸ˜‰ …

that’s it my lovelies!

Now I have to pass this on (and this is the hardest part as there is a thousand of lovely blogs I visit and all the blogs are wonderful! really!)

So, voila, I pass this award to:

1- Saritha from http://hooksneedlesandme.blogspot.com/

2- Debi from http://hooksandyarns.blogspot.com/

3- Severine from http://severine56.canalblog.com/

4- Jane from http://hook-and-yarn.blogspot.com/

5- Karen from http://4lilgirls.blogspot.com/

6- Mamzelle Flo from http://fantaisiesdeflo.canalblog.com/

7- Karen from http://www.barefeetandafreespirit.blogspot.com/

8- Linda from http://www.theknitoriousmrsb.blogspot.com/

and Esther from http://happyinred.blogspot.com/

Go have a visit! It is really worth it!

and finally before I go, I have to show you two pics:

It still needs some ironing and framing…but I’m happy with it πŸ™‚


My “daisies-in-a-square-baby-blanket” wip…

All the squares are done…Still have the joining round and the border…So a “tadaaa” post is coming very soon πŸ˜‰

Enjoy your week end!



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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!


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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!


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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!


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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