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CAT Crafter Interview with Rosie @bedcrafter

CAT Crafter Interview with Rosie @bedcrafter Where do you live?: Orkney Islands, Scotland. UK. What craft is your therapy?: Crochet How long have you been crafting for?: I remember loving to craft from an early age and staying with my Nan and doing crafting with her. I have dabbled in quite a few different crafts… Continue reading CAT Crafter Interview with Rosie @bedcrafter

Patterns

Crochet Pattern – Pom Pom Poncho by Marianne @marretjeroos

Pattern by Marianne @marretjeroos Easy-peasy Pom Pom Poncho I started with a chain of 80 stitches, but the amount of stitches of course depends on the yarn/hooksize you’re working with. Just make sure the chain – when closed – fits comfortably over your head. Close the chain – and crochet dc’s all around in this… Continue reading Crochet Pattern – Pom Pom Poncho by Marianne @marretjeroos

CAT Week

CAT Week: 22 – 29 April 2017 with Annelies @annelies.leask

Hi, Annelies @annelies.leask Thanks Nat @littlecosythings for the wonderful week, loved all the Easter fun 🐰  In celebration of Earth Day 🌏 today I thought it would be nice to base this weeks theme around recycle/reuse/repair. My kids are always finding fun things in the recycling that inspire them creatively and I love the sense… Continue reading CAT Week: 22 – 29 April 2017 with Annelies @annelies.leask

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CAT Crafter Interview – Esther @esthersunday1

CAT Crafter Interview with Esther @esthersunday1 Where do you live?: i live in the beautiful mountains of North Idaho, USA.   What craft is your therapy?: Right now it’s my pen and color pencil art, embroidery, crochet and knitting that keeps me occupied. And, thrifting to upcycle finds into crafted items and to recycle furniture.… Continue reading CAT Crafter Interview – Esther @esthersunday1

CAT Week

CAT Week: 15 – 22 April 2017 with Nat @littlecosythings

HAPPY EASTER to the CAT community 🐰❤️ it's Nat @littlecosythings, this week the mods are having a well deserved break, so i'm jumping in & thought we should share our easter makes! Especially those ones you've kept secret for weeks.  The theme this week is #craftastherapy_easter 🐰 & of course keep sharing to the #craftastherapy… Continue reading CAT Week: 15 – 22 April 2017 with Nat @littlecosythings

Patterns

Crochet Pattern – Zygocactus by Terese @crochetspecs

Pattern by Terese @crochetspecs Written in US terms. Materials: 40g green 8ply or DK yarn 35g orange or pink 8ply or DK yarn 3.5mm crochet hook Tapestry needle Abbreviations (US terms): ch- chain sc- single crochet hdc- half double crochet dc- double crochet sc dec- single crochet decrease sc inc- single crochet increase dc inc-… Continue reading Crochet Pattern – Zygocactus by Terese @crochetspecs

Patterns

Crochet Pattern – Cactus by Terese @crochetspecs

Make a happy little cheering cactus with this easy pattern. Finished size approximately 20cm tall. Pattern by Terese @crochetspecs Written in US terms. Materials: 40g 12ply yarn 4.5mm crochet hook Fibrefill for stuffing 6cm circle cut from stiff cardboard (or a 6cm plastic lid) Tapestry needle Yarn for pompoms- 3 metres for each pompom Abbreviations… Continue reading Crochet Pattern – Cactus by Terese @crochetspecs

Patterns

Crochet Pattern – “Esprit de Fleur” Square by Heike @madewithloops

Pattern by Heike @madewithloops My square design reminding me of faded summer glory. I am calling it “Esprit de Fleur”. It starts with yarn in faded vintage colours, I used Scheepjes Stone Washed DK Ch5, ss to close to form a ring. Round 1: Work 8dc into the ring, ss to join. Round 2: Ch3,… Continue reading Crochet Pattern – “Esprit de Fleur” Square by Heike @madewithloops

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CAT Crafter Interview – Sharna @sweet_sharna

Interview with CAT crafter - Sharna @sweet_sharna Where do you live? West Sussex, UK 🇬🇧 What craft is your therapy?: 100% crochet How long have you been crafting for?: Forever. Before crochet I used to be a textiles artist and create great big collages out of recycled materials. Tea or Coffee?: Coffee all the way,… Continue reading CAT Crafter Interview – Sharna @sweet_sharna

CAT Week

CAT Week: 8 – 15 April 2017 with Heike @madewithloops

Hello friends of all things crafty! Thank you Natalie @littlecosythings for a fabulous week and kind intro. My name is Heike, better know as the designer/maker of @madewithloops. I will be your moderator during the coming week and hope you will share all your gorgeous makes with me during that time. I have chosen #craftastherapy_shawls… Continue reading CAT Week: 8 – 15 April 2017 with Heike @madewithloops