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17 Mar 2015

A wool bin

Ten days in France - you remember - "house of renovation"

DH has lots to do - and I have to decide still in the base camp

what to take with me.

My basement cupboard is a rich repository of

old fabrics bought by the kilo in a village in Germany,

Gommersheim. It was there where I started to build my stashes

20 years ago which - by the way - I will never be able to use up in seven lives.

A new basket - very fast to make

But how good - I always find something which goes well with something

else.

Order for the crochet yarn skeins

I took with me colourful crochet yarn - cotton

The mouse

and started to crochet little things.

The mouse in grey - I found those figures in internet

The chicken

The chicken is brighter - and thank you "Attic24" for this

tutorial

The monster

And I love the monster - I found everything in internet -

At Ravelry they call it ugly bunny....

 

 

11 comments:

  1. I love these animals, Anneliese. I am tagging this post for future reference!

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  2. Lovely collection of little crochet. I also like the wool basket.

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  3. Cute creatures. I made my box initially at 18" X15" and so it turned out big. I thought that's what my daughter wanted. I will give it to her at Easter. Thanks for the link and yes, it was super easy. I shall be making more - but a bit smaller I think.

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  4. wow....love your little critters.....and the basket. i have a thing for baskets. can't ever have too many of those. i made one with a handle this week and gave it to someone in my knitting class who admired mine and wanted to know where i bought it. it's nice to give a gift you know will be appreciated.

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  5. Sometimes I don't want to open the cupboard to look at my stash - I have much more than I have time for!
    You have made good use of some fabric for the beautiful wool-bin. Enjoy your time in France and be busy making more lovely toys.

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  6. love your little basket of wool and your mouse is so much cuter than the real thing!!

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  7. I wrote a comment and Google disappeared it. My stash of fabric is embarrassing. Maybe I need to do some of these fabric bins (and lots of other things) your little crochet items are very cute. I love the work the lady does on Attic 24

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  8. love the colours of your little bin. The balls of wool look good in it. You have been busy with your little crochet projects

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  9. What fun knitting! Love the fabric bag.

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  10. ooops, crochet, not knit.

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