In Australia we are in the run into summer, although this year with La Nina this weekend is feeling reminiscent of winter rather then mid spring. For Australian summers it was almost a childhood rite of passage to have water balloon fights to cool down on those 40 degrees Celsius plus days. Now we are more environmentally conscious, which is why I love the concept of re-useable water balloons. Not only can the game continue for a much longer time, you only need one set of balloons and no longer use non-recyclable one-use plastics. This post shares a Crochet pattern for Eco Friendly Water Balloons!
Over the last few weeks I have been working through a list of hand made Christmas presents. My little niece Aria loves running around and playing dress up. I have developed a beginner level crochet bag so she can easily carry her toys while tearing around the house playing dress ups.
This weeks post is a little different to my usual crochet, I have been going between knitting an crochet for the last few weeks. When my friend asked for a spring inspired headband the twist style headbands stood out. There are many variations of the twist headband. I wanted to make one that helped learn… Continue reading Lilac Twist Headband
Recently I have been playing around with lanyard strip patterns. I have been looking for wristlet lanyard patterns for holding my keys to my bag or wrist. In doing this I came up with a lace-like braided pattern. This delicate lanyard makes for a great accessory for a Stitches: This pattern is written in US… Continue reading Braided Lanyard