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1  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: High-top Tennis Booties on: October 20, 2011 07:33:14 PM
Thanks, Midnight Sun!

And Tinkerbell1204: You must show us your booties! Cheesy
2  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Animals! on: October 16, 2011 07:50:37 AM
Cute!! I love them both, but I do have to admit that the giraffe caught my eye first. Cheesy Your neighbor will love them, I'm sure!
3  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: High-top Tennis Booties on: October 16, 2011 07:13:04 AM
Thank you, all! Smiley

They are actually easy to make, once you get the hang of the pattern. The only issue I have with them is that there are too many yarn-endings to finish off. Cheesy

Hope you all try to make them as well. It's great fun!
4  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / High-top Tennis Booties on: October 16, 2011 12:30:29 AM
I think I've gone insane! Or at the very least, I'm beyond obsessed. I've made several pairs of high-top tennis booties, and I keep making them.. and I can't stop! I'm in love with the pattern and the booties are easy and quick to make.

So here's what I've done so far!













If you've made similar booties, I would love to see them! So link me up!

Thanks for viewing!

Edit: Also, if anyone wants the pattern, I used this one: http://crochet-mania.blogspot.com/2009/05/baby-high-top-booties.html with a few changes of my own. I attached the toe top part differently, making it more embedded and the shoe less round at the top (I attached it a bit below the stitches, not directly on top of them). I also made a backward single crochet stitch around the edges of the ankles. And instead of going through both loops on round/row 4 of the sole (where the ankle part connects to the sole), I only used the back loops in my single crochet stitches, so as to make a sharper edge around the sole. Hope that helps, if you want to try them out!
5  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: In the lookout for the perfect crochet leaf/leaves on: July 03, 2010 09:55:57 PM
Thank you so much! I liked the last one a lot. Will have to try it! Smiley
6  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / In the lookout for the perfect crochet leaf/leaves on: June 20, 2010 10:56:27 AM
Hi all!
I recently made, what I think is, the perfect crochet rose. I was happy with the rose, but I was hoping to add a few leaves to it. The problem is that all the leaves that I've googled, end up looking horrible. So if there's anyone out there that knows a great pattern for a crochet leaf, I would be more than grateful for any and all help!

I'd also hope that the pattern looks good on rather thin yarn, and it would be somewhat robust, and not "lacy".

Here's a link to the rose I made: http://katicrafts.wordpress.com/2010/06/20/the-perfect-crochet-rose/

Thanks in advance! Smiley
7  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Cathedral Sparrow Bracelet on: June 18, 2010 12:11:27 PM
I sort of love it just because it is simple! Smiley Very pretty!
8  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: Kusudama on: June 18, 2010 08:55:01 AM
That's amazing! Thanks for sharing!
I was so inspired I had to try it for myself (thank you for the tutorial links).

I didn't have any nice paper around the house, so I used pages from a phonebook instead.
My kusudama can be viewed here: http://katicrafts.wordpress.com/2010/06/18/kusudama/
I also linked this forum post to my blog (hope that's ok!)

 Smiley
9  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: A heap load of hair accessories [img heavy] on: June 17, 2010 11:29:41 AM
I love the flowers! Nice job. Smiley

Recently, I tried to find the perfect flower pattern.. I attempted a few, mainly focusing on "3D"-flowers (such as these: http://katicrafts.wordpress.com/2010/06/06/crochet-flower-pinsbroaches/ ) but I was wondering if anyone has any great ideas for crochet flowers, mostly for accessories such as broaches or pins?

Thanks for sharing!
10  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Crocheted Hobo Bag on: June 17, 2010 11:26:47 AM
Great job! I agree with some of the previous comments - crochet bags are usually not my favourite, but this particular pattern is very cute!
 Smiley
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