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Vicelikeplague
« on: February 26, 2012 10:00:35 AM »

A couple of years ago, my sister gave me the gift of crochet for christmas.  The gift being a range of threads, hooks and a book on how they went together!

I got going on it and made a load of things, most of which I have shared with you.  But the one thing I hadn't done until a few weeks before christmas was tackle the snowflake patterns she had also given me.  Once I got started, I was off!  I was a crochet snowflake machine, I couldn't stop!  but then I had to find out how to make them keep their shape, this was resolved with a quick wander round the internet, a saucepan containg water and cornflour!  it was a lovely gooey warm mess, and blocking was lots of fun!  I then turned to ravelry to further my addiction to crocheted snowflakes and found a vast library of new patterns to play with!  the results are below:

   

   



Sadly the addiction has not abated, I have around more made up waiting for blocking and I am still making more, but what do you expect?  I found sparkly yarn to make them with!!!!!
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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2012 10:49:01 AM »

Those are really special, quite beautiful.
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2012 12:15:09 PM »

Very pretty!  I think my favorite is the top one on the right.
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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2012 01:58:49 PM »

So pretty  Smiley I love to crochet snowflakes too.
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« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2012 03:16:10 PM »

Sparkly yarn just begs to be used, doesn't it?  These are pretty, and I'm sure the shiny flakes are, too.  You'll show them to us when they're blocked, right?
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