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My last minute Christmas wreath

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My last minute Christmas wreath

First advent Sunday is already tomorrow! I think that most of you probably already have your Christmas wreath bought or made, but I'm sure there are some of us that do things last minute . And today's blog is for you, and for those that just want an idea for next year.I made my wreath on Friday. It was done nice and quick, and I personally love it. To make it, all you need is a basic wreath, some small needled branches, dried fruit like oranges and apples, some walnuts, pine cones and maybe some rowan berries.You can also use...

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Free Christmas Tree Coaster Crochet Pattern - MonikaCrochet

Free Christmas Tree Coaster Crochet Pattern - MonikaCrochet

Beautiful day my dears! And because it is the Christmas in the air (Can you believe it? Time is flying so fast!), there is a new free pattern available for you - Christmas Tree Coaster. I wish you all happy days full of crocheting. Christmas Tree Coaster Pattern Materials: 100% cotton yarn: bright green, brown, and red. (I used Schachenmayr Catania originals) Crochet hooks G/6 and E/4 Cotton thread Needle Scissors Crochet Abbreviations: ch – chain   dec - decrease rnd – round sc – single crochet sl st – slip stitch st – stitch tog - together Instructions: Crochet the green...

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My Christmas Mood

My Christmas Mood

  So today I was thinking why I'm already in a Christmas mood. It's most likely because after my son's accident I realized you never know what could happen in five minutes, so I think that we should all make every day as beautiful as possible. Since it's already November, it's the perfect time to get your mind ready for the most beautiful holiday of the year (at least for me).  Make some yummy aromatic tea, light a scented candle, do some crochet (as always), and maybe read a nice Christmas magazine or two. Look for that inspiration on what...

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Yes, I'm so excited today!

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Yes, I'm so excited today!

Hey guys, what a wonderful day today is. I'm super excited to inform you all that I 'm featured on the Hook Nook Life blog.  Jessica from the.hook.nook has more than 113,000 followers on Instagram (In case you don't know her and you are a crocheter you MUST check it out her IG account!) and I'm so happy that she picked me to be a part of this amazing crochet community and is giving me all this awesome exposure. That blog post will tell you a bit about my background, what I love to do, and it will also feature a...

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Fantastic Strawberry Jam plus Strawberry Jar Cover Pattern

Fantastic Strawberry Jam plus Strawberry Jar Cover Pattern

I posted this recipe and pattern last year, but not together. I also changed my domain and my website since then, so I thought it would be a huge waste if this wonderful strawberry jam recipe along with the Strawberry Jar Cover Pattern got lost somewhere in the shuffle and just forgotten about. Especially since strawberry season is just now beginning :). So if you like strawberries, crocheting, and making your own jam then please keep reading.  Crochet Strawberry Jar Cover Pattern: is very easy to follow. For FREE pattern of this pretty Strawberry Cover Jar click here . You can also find this pattern on Craftsy and Ravelry. Homemade Strawberry Jam...

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