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    Forget-Me-Not Granny Square

    “Earth laughs in flowers” – said Ralph Waldo Emerson, and he was right, life without flowers would be dull and meaningless. They not only bring joy and happiness but also cheer up regardless of the circumstances. I guess that those characteristic tiny blue flowers with a tinge yellow in the centre are well known to most of us. In the olden days, forget-me-nots were quite popular and omnipresent in most gardens. Unfortunately, at present, they are rather hard to find and often unappreciated. Whenever I see them growing somewhere, their sight brings back some pleasant memories as my grandmother always had lots of them in her garden. This particular granny…

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    Simple Flower Hexagon

    Flowers and hexagons seem to be a perfect combination. They can be easily turned into beautiful pillows or become a part of larger projects such as cosy blankets. This particular hexagon with a flowery motif in the centre is very easy and fast to make. Pattern: by Tally’s Crafts Recommended yarn: Scheepjes Catona Recommended hook size: 3.5mm Finished size: approx. 11cm Abbreviations (US terms) sc – single crochet hdc – half double crochet dc – double crochet tr – treble fpsc –front post single crochet fphdc – front post half double crochet fpdc – front post double crochet fptr – front post treble bp – back post ch – chain…

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    Cotton Candy Mandala

    Do you remember old festivals and fairs? Back then, the best things for a child to get were cotton candies and fizzy drinks. At least, those are the two things I remember from my childhood memories. This mandala reminds me of those careless times. Pattern: by Tally’s Crafts Recommended yarn: Scheepies CahlistaRecommended hook size: 4.5mm Finished size: approx. 27cm Abbreviations (US terms)sc – single crochethdc – half double crochetdc – double crochettr – treble crochetfpsc – front post single crochetfphdc – front post half double crochetfpdc – front post double crochetfptr – front post treblech – chainst(s) – stitch(es)sk- skipst – stitchsl st – slip stitchpop – popcorn stitch (5 dc in same st and close with a ch)sp – spacecl – clusterR – roundpic – picot Special stitches: cluster – 3dc…

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    Traveller’s Joy Hexagon

    Do you like hexagons? I do. It doesn’t matter whether it’s someone else’s pattern or my own. I love the countless number of possibilities they offer when it comes to their texture and colors. They are perfect for making blankets, bags, and pillows. Pattern: by Tally’s Crafts Recommended yarn: Scheepjes Stone Washed XL Recommended hook size: 5mm Finished size: approx. 15cm Abbreviations (US terms)sc – single crochethdc – half double crochetdc – double crochettr – treble fpsc –front post single crochetfphdc – front post half double crochetfpdc – front post double crochetfptr – front post treblech – chainst(s) – stitch(es)sk- skipst – stitchsl st – slip stitchpf –puff stitchsp – space   Special Stitches: puff stitch – dc, yarn over, insert your hook behind the dc and…

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    Lucky Star

    “Twinkle, twinkle, little star.How I wonder what you are.” I guess we all know this beautiful lullaby. So, one day as I was singing it to my little one, I imagined a crochet star that would make a perfect decoration or a beginning of a new project. Pattern: by Tally’s Crafts Recommended yarn: Scheepjes Stone Washed XL Recommended hook size: 5mm Finished size: approx. 11cm Abbreviations (US terms)sc – single crochethdc – half double crochetdc – double crochettr – treble fpsc –front post single crochetfphdc – front post half double crochetfpdc – front post double crochetfptr – front post treblech – chainst(s) – stitch(es)sk- skipst – stitchsl st – slip stitchpop – popcorn stitch (5 dc in same st and close with a ch)sp – space …

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    Fire Blossom Hexagon

    Crochet hexagons are one of my favorite blocks to crochet. You can use them to create a lot of stunning projects. My personal preference is to use them for making pillows. This particular hexagon is super easy and extremely quick to make. Pattern: by Tally’s Crafts Recommended yarn: Scheepjes Stone Washed XL Recommended hook size: 5mm Finished size: approx. 18cm Abbreviations (US terms) sc – single crochethdc – half double crochetdc – double crochettr – treblefpsc –front post single crochetfphdc – front post half double crochetfpdc – front post double crochetfptr – front post treblech – chainst(s) – stitch(es)sk- skipst – stitchsl st – slip stitchcl –clustersp – space Special Stitches: cluster – 3dc together, ch1 to close the cluster picot – chain 3, insert your hook…

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    Wild Berry Flower Mandala

    If you are obsessed with mandalas just as I am, you will find this one so much fun. The pattern can be found here. This colorful mandala reminds me of Wild Berry Flowers that I used to have in my garden. The pattern was tested on two sizes of yarn, chunky Stone Washed XL and the regular one.  INFORMATION Wild Berry Flower Mandala can be made in 2 sizes. One starting with 10 dc and the second one starting with 12. The difference will be the number of petals. In this particular tutorial, I will make the second one. If you would like to crochet the first version, I will…