I told you I couldn't just make one of these things. Or even, apparently, just two or three of them.
Well, I had hangers there, asking to be covered, what's a girl to do?
Last time I showed you the first batch of hangers covers I made, following patterns I'd found in books and magazines. While I was making up those, the old brain was ticking over and thinking of other covering options for these hangers. Being relatively quick and easy little things to whip up, I thought I'd give those thoughts a test drive.
The first idea I had was for a simple version of the Japanese pattern, with less decoration and the little bit of loopy crochet underneath. I quite like the way those turned out. The little flower I used was from my Mix and Match Flower Tutorial, you can find the Little Flower here. (The only difference is I only made 5dc's into the loop rather than 6, so I got 5 petals.) The bit underneath was supposed to look like a little lacy trim and I think it sort of does, if you squint at it a bit!
I wanted just a simple something to decorate these too and so I added hearts, because hearts improve everything don't they? I think they do help, a bit. As I say, I think they're ok. But then, maybe I'm just starting to suffer from hanger fatigue? Time to move on to the next fad I think!
Latest News Updates...
☞ Boho Stars Capelet is Ready for Testing
I know a few of you have mentioned before that you'd be interested in testing patterns for me.
If you are still interested and aren't regretting that rash offer, then keep your eyes peeled in the 'Free Pattern Testers' group on Ravelry. I'll be opening the test thread there tomorrow.
(SMALL PRINT: You'll obviously need to be a member of Ravelry and the Free Pattern Testers Group to be able to test but you also need to be aware of, and committed to, following their group rules for testers which are enforced by the moderators. Check their group pages for more information.)
☞ Crochet Corner is coming!
A while ago I mentioned that I had some plans brewing for a new site, called Crochet Corner. A place to find answers to all your crochet questions.
Well, it's almost here. It's still in it's infancy and there's so much I still want to do, but I think I'm ready to open the doors and invite you in to have a look around. Hopefully, as soon as next week, all being well.
Watch this space!