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2 May 2015

The frame - crochet roses and basket

I am sure you are interested what became of the hole in the wall

This. --- The frame is made of carved stone.

Now it is time for the window. DH's employment.

It is a north window and the pouring rain

did not come in. It was raining the damn whole day.....

I made roses - to colour my day

After the crocheting is finished it is looking like this.

A spiral made of single, half and double crochet

stitches. Ii is then gathered into a rose.

Published in a German journal, Landlust April/11.

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I bought 100 m of clothes line and am starting to use it up.

Probably I used about 15 m. I like the pattern.
I used this fabric and cut it lengthwise in strips but also
tried to cut crosswise which I did not like. No special effect.
So I interchanged the blue and white sides
always with the dark blue stripes in the middle..
 

Hopefully the sky will be as blue as the basket again.

I wish you a lovely Sunday.

 

9 comments:

  1. I see the renovations are still going on. Lovely job on the little window. We have had lots of rain too with localised flooding. A bit late in the season but welcomed. You created some good effects in your blue basket. Hope you are getting your blue skies to match.

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  2. Beautiful basket! The window will add a new look to the house and more views for you to enjoy.

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  3. The hole in the wall turned into a very nice looking window. I'm glad you didn't get any rain coming in. Your roses are so pretty - and so is the basket. Would you give us the pattern for the roses? Is that a branch I see covered with fabric?

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  4. such a beautiful looking window frame. i love looking at unusual doors and windows. and i know those roses cheered you up. i haven't made any baskets in a long while. i still have lots of clothes line left over. i love seeing how the different fabrics show up when cut and used around the cord....always a nice surprise.

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  5. this morning we have your rain! Good to see the renovations coming along well and you have also been busy, love the roses and the bowls are very nice too, a good way to use washing lines wrapping them in fabric

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  6. Hello Basket Lady!
    You are very good at that now, I don't think I would have the patience :-(
    I like your little roses too,
    xx

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  7. Ah, the window opening looks wonderful with the carved stone frame. Cute roses, too. And I love your blue and white basket! Fabulous fabric to use for it.

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  8. The carved stone surround for the window is perfect. You will be glad to see it finished. I do love the colours on your basket. Isnt the effect amazing from the striped fabric. I like the crochet flower. I would like to see the pattern instructions too Anneliese.

    Hopefully the rain here will ease off and the sun will be shining so the sky will match your basket there.

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  9. cute rose and the basket looks fabulous.. I've never used a clothes line to make baskets..your basket looks more sturdy,will have to try your method sometime soon.

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