Tuesday, December 4, 2012

free form crochet

since discovering free form crochet earlier this year
i've been on a roll
using up all of my leftover yarn and then looking for more interesting yarns
also learning new patterns
pinterest is a great resource for finding tons of information, websites
patterns and like minded people
i've joined an online yahoo group just for free form crochet

i love making these purses
i had a hard time finding handles and the ones i did
where the wrong color, too big or just plain ugly
so i figured a way to make my own
out of piping cord and yarn
problem solved!!
i also found these wonderful magnetic snaps

i usually start with a color palette 
then the fun begins
making tons of shapes until i have enough  to start sewing together 
some day i will make something bigger
perhaps a coat!!!


PrairieJill said...

Wow - these are wonderful! I'm going to have to check out the link to freeform crochet.
Love your tree pins, too.

Karen said...

Only you would make many!!!! So creative :)

ludgera said...

So creative! Texture galore.

Leslie Jane Moran said...

I got so excited looking up links and examples of this art form that I forgot to leave a message! This is brilliant. I can SO see you doing a coat. What a fun way to use up yarns. I must learn to do a few of those fancy, shmancy, Nancy stitches! Brilliant!

Jimbo said...

Just happened on your website and lost track of time for an hour or so. You do some really beautiful work! Thank you for sharing your talent!
Jimbo (jimbo's front porch)

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