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Here comes the lamp

Good day everyone, When Frau Maier, my neighboor, gave me this old lamp because “she had the feeling it was for me”, I immediately saw how to transform it. The brass stand was damaged, so there was no other choice than coating (with black mat paint). I suspect the lamp shade was made of a…

Scallops Crochet Stole

Sweet Scallops Crochet Stole

Hello folks, Once upon a time, there were 8 balls of Legacy by James C. Brett in “Heater”  and I was looking for inspiration online (in other words: looking for vintage crochet stitches) when I stumbled on this… … lacy scallops crochet scarf by LionBrand… All I did was to add two more scallops to the pattern, in order to make it…

Whitby

Whitby (some Pics and a bit of Culture)

Whitby is best known for its Jet jewelry, wonderful fish, Captain Cook, the Abbey, Dracula and the North York Moors Railway. But where does the name come from? This lovely city was originally called Sinus Fari by the Brigantes who were a Celtic tribe controlling large sections of Northern England but by 71 AD they had been…

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How to make the Bullion Stitch (Crochet Tutorial)

I started using bullion stitch last year, during a frenzie of ” free form ” – it is very attractive and and it’s less complicated that it appears to be; dare try it ! It is absolutely lovely with colored wools, and/or on borders as here on headband which I made for Sharon in Dunedin. Here is how to make it: Wrap yarn…