What?Where were we?

March 12, 2009 at 4:38 pm | Posted in All Finished Crafts | 1 Comment
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February 27, 2009 at 4:52 pm | Posted in All Finished Crafts | 1 Comment
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A new hat, a new place and a new week

February 24, 2009 at 1:53 pm | Posted in All Finished Crafts, Travel | Leave a comment
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Gmail was crashed worldwide for some unknown reason this morning.  The bright side of this break-down is I got some time to go through  the very few pictures I took during the weekend when I am out-of-town. I am not going to reveal the city here. It should be rather clear from my pictures for people who have been there. Have you figured it out? 😉

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To Tat or To Crochet?

January 10, 2008 at 4:41 pm | Posted in All Finished Crafts, Craft - How-to's, Craft - Websites | 2 Comments
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I was sort of surprised to find out the fancy Cluny leaves can also be achieved by tatting, so I pick up my doll needle to make a try. There is a very good tutorial on tatting the Cluny leaves with needles. Obviously, this is a technique I cannot master so easily. I repeated the angle pattern 3 times to get the two wings (more or less) symmetric. I am still hesitated to claim that I know how to do the leaf: more practice is definitely necessary before trying more serious patterns.

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Lacy Clover Pattern

January 1, 2008 at 2:52 pm | Posted in Craft - How-to's, Craft - Websites | 34 Comments
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The pattern was drew by hands. I found two trivial/ignorable mistakes (at the beginning of the 4th and 5th round) in the pattern this morning. Hopefully the following description can help to sort it out. Please let me know if you find any mistakes, so I can improve the pattern.

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Wish you good luck v.2008

December 31, 2007 at 11:19 pm | Posted in All Finished Crafts | 3 Comments
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Year 2007 is going to the end. How is your 2007? My crafts started with the fortune cookie and finished with the lucky clovers. What a “lucky” year!

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Pattern for Yogurt Bottle Cozy

November 21, 2007 at 7:21 am | Posted in Craft - How-to's | 1 Comment
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The bottom and the neck of the bottle are both slightly smaller than the body. The cozy are started from the bottom and finished at the neck.

Two plies of threads are used at the same time for the “textural” look. For round 1, 2, 4, 6, it’s the white thread with the light blue thread and for the others, it’s the light blue thread with shaded blue thread. A crochet hook of 3.25mm is used.

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Cozy cozy

November 20, 2007 at 11:13 pm | Posted in All Finished Crafts, Misc. | Leave a comment
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The internet connection remains unstable. 😦 It takes me two hours to finally login. I am not sure whether I can successfully submit this at the end.

Our “optional” courses start this week, which means the free Wednesdays are over. Due to the language problem, I don’t have any choices at all and have to stick to the courses given in English. On the bright side,  one of the lecturers is extremely good. His lecture is more entertained than a talk show. We can easily spent 2 hours and don’t get distracted.

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