Crochet and Wool Craft

... a bit of crocheting, knitting, and other wool crafts too ...

 

NEWS: CROCHET LESSONS AVAILABLE, even online, so you can keep your slippers on and sit in your favourite armchair, learning how to do exciting things with CROCHET techniques.

 

The "Butterfly Stole" further down is already with its new owner.

Similar work is in progress.

 

If you have design ideas and wish to have something crocheted for you,

please contact Angie by email, work can be tailor-made to your requirements.

(Click on CONTACT).

 

More photos will be shown in the GALLERY as work gets completed, please click on GALLERY and scroll down, there is drawn and painted artwork as well as crocheted and other craft work.

For simple instructions on how to do the basic crocheting,

here are a few links.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdK-WWdHCQU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gqire9CyELQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSrbqxJo29I

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdK-WWdHCQU

 

We're here going to concentrate on

- very attractive stitches,

- interesting projects, - from easy to more involved,

- free-style crocheting, - fun!

 

 

Sleepy mouse in leaf hammock

Good-Night Owl with hot water bottle!

Tiny teddy

Flamingo

Grumpy cat

Waterlily and  little frog

Teacosy with 3 little owls in the nest, it's a removable nest, see further down ...

Removable owls nest ...

Needlestitching wildflowers, this is part of a blanket, see further down ...

Wildflower blanket, the cat is inspecting it ...

Fisherman with seagull

Cherries broche

FREESTYLE Butterfly Stole whole
FREESTYLE Butterfly Stole whole
Butterfly Stole front view
Butterfly Stole front view
Butterfly Stole back view
Butterfly Stole back view
Butterfly Stole top
Butterfly Stole top
Lily examines the work and likes it ...
Lily examines the work and likes it ...
for beginners
knitted Hot Water Bottle Cover, for beginners
mobile phone covers
mobile phone covers
Elizabeth's cap
Elizabeth's cap
Elizabeth's cap from behind
Elizabeth's cap from behind
crochet hat in progress
crochet hat in progress
The finished hat
The finished hat
Slippers for Mum with Crocodile stitch
Slippers for Mum with Crocodile stitch
the soles are double the thickness and crocheted especially firm
the soles are double the thickness and crocheted especially firm
Noah's Ark
Noah's Ark
A few hand-crocheted animals
A few hand-crocheted animals

 

 

And - especially if you're Irish - clicking on this link and then following the instructions (to see the animation) will make you smile:

 

http://www.jacquielawson.com/preview.asp?cont=1&hdn=13&pv=3370143&path=83540&pmode=init

 

Enjoy!

 

 

Interesting links with good patterns and ideas, in various languages:

 

https://www.google.ie/search?q=freestyle+haekeln&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=FrjfU6vSCIGV7AbB8oDYAQ&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1438&bih=687&dpr=0.95

 

https://www.google.ie/search?q=crochet+tassels&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=hZm-VPP0OZTUar20gJAF&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1280&bih=683

 

https://www.google.ie/search?q=blumen+haekeln&tbm=isch&ei=zrrfU5OXIfKI7AbKlIGICw#q=micro+crochet&tbm=isch&imgdii=_

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3b6fh2ETLl0

 

http://www.planetjune.com/blog/pet-along-cal-roundup/

 

https://www.google.ie/search?q=crochet+nautilus&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=wR3UU9S5MbCy7AbL8oDoCg&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=871&bih=532&dpr=0.9#q=crochet+cocoo+clock&tbm=isch&imgdii=_

 

http://craftscrazy.com/learn-freeform-crochet-15-free-tutorials-to-get-you-started/

 

https://www.google.ie/search?q=crochet+nautilus&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=wR3UU9S5MbCy7AbL8oDoCg&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=871&bih=532&dpr=0.9

 

https://www.pinterest.com/81nessy/crochet/

 

http://theyarnbox.com/category/video-tutorials/

 

http://haekelmuster-fundgrube.blogspot.ie/search/label/B%C3%BCcher%20und%20Zeitschriften%20~%20Borten

 

http://www.wordsnneedles.com/2014/04/fishing-line-in-crochet.html

 

http://www.lifechilli.com/crochet-ring-patterns-and-ideas-for-beginners/

 

http://www.amagiadocroche.blogspot.com.br/2013/03/lancamento-apostila-iv.html

 

etc etc.

 

For more ideas, just google CROCHET or CROCHE or HAEKELN.

 

Crocheting is so relaxing. It's even therapeutic.

 

 

 

Right column: some of Angie's latest artwork.