3D crochet purse in yellow, pink and grey

I was traveling quite a lot this past autumn, and some travels included a little bit of crochet. Here’s a purse I was working on in Zambia in the beginning of December. This is the best kind of entertainment for a lonely business traveller in a hotel: a few balls of yarn, light hook and…

The Happiness project, part II

Time seems to fly, when there’s daylight. I can’t believe it’s been almost one month since my previous post. Spring equinox is tomorrow. Already? I’ve stopped using my Wake-up light in the mornings only this week, as the day starts to dawn around 6 a.m. and I don’t need to wake up to pitch black darkness…

Crochet pouch for iPad mini

You may have seen the progress photos of this pouch in some of my earlier posts. Well, the pouch is ready now and I can soon give it to my colleague, who’s the owner of a new mini. What we have here is leftover cotton yarn in two colours, hook no. 3 and 72 stitches.…

Waiting for summer holidays

Sorry for not blogging in a while. I’m sure you’ll understand though: the weather in Finland has been awesome in the first two weeks of June. Sunshine, warmth, lots of light and plenty of happiness. There has been so much to do, I haven’t had the chance to write. But now it’s back to normal…

Crochet hexagon carpet

Round crochet doilies are pretty, and rather feminine, I think. So I wanted to make something more gender neutral, and decided to try a hexagon carpet. The pattern is from the fantastic Virkkuri book. The tricot yarn is exactly the same as for the rectangle carpet I did some time ago, and those photos present…