Saturday, 29 December 2012

Christmas FO

Hello, I hope you have been keeping well and enjoying the holidays! I have been a busy person between working and getting christmas projects finished...very stressful! I have completed several christmas projects and I am going to show you one of my favourites.

This christmas present is a gift that I made for Andy's mum, to go with some of the colours in her livingroom. I made this based on an overlay mandala pattern I had for the front design and the rest of it I made up as I went along. The overlay mandala part of the cushion was the easiest part, crocheting to make the front and back meet however provided a challenge for me. I definitely did fudge it a little, hooking two stitches from the front into one at the back. It took me a month to complete this one as I was crocheting it in turn with all the other projects I had to complete as well!
Yarn: Stylecraft Special DK (Teal, Sunshine)
Debbie Bliss Cashmerino DK (Terracotta - 18014)
King Cole Baby Comfort DK (Baby Peach)
& Wendy Sorrento DK (Cream)
Hook: 4mm

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and that you all received lovely gifts! Here is what I got for christmas from different friends, I can't wait to browse through them for project inspiration in 2013!!
Take care!

Hazel x


  1. Love your lovely presents and the cushion you have made is fab! Love the pattern :-) Happy New Year!

  2. Gorgeous cushion, you did a great job.
    Loving your presents, I made that bear earlier this year and it turned out fab!.

  3. Great job on the pillow - love it!

  4. Lovely cushion and great presents.

    Happy Holidays!

  5. Oh boy that cushion is fun! It certainly is like a little piece of art for one's couch.
    What a great new stash for your hookin' collection.

  6. The cushion is amazing! You are so clever. Looks like you scored well in the gift dept too. Enjoy. Hugs xoxox

  7. The cushion is fabulous. I bet she loved it. I know how you can get caught up in Christmas gifts. I made all but two of my gifts this year. But I do love giving homemade things. It is a sign that you really care.

    You have lots of inspiration in your own Christmas gifts by the looks of it.

    Wishing you a new year filled with joy and creativity Hazel!

    Hugs from Holland ~

  8. That cushion cover is a work of art. :)


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