Homewares Hamlet

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Here are the latest projects that have been posted

Corner to Corner placemats

I have been on a kick of making placemats again. I love giving them as gifts and I have three weddings with showers coming up. So I came up with another pattern which I really like. Actually it can be used as a baby blanket if made larger or used as a square in a… Read More Corner to Corner placemats

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Raccoon Cozie

  You will need: 4.5 mm hook 3 mm hook Gray yarn sport or worsted weight black yarn sport or thinner weight White yarn sport or worsted weight 2 small size buttons 1 medium size button 2 small flower buttons for eyes needle Directions: Body working with gray yarn and 4.5 mm hook Ch 51… Read More Raccoon Cozie

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Front and Back Post Half Double Crochet Placemat

Size of finished placemat 42 cm x35 cm Gage: 10 stitches across =5 cm, 6 rows = 4 cm.   You will need: Teal yarn (or any color you chose) Gray yarn (or any color you chose) size 4 hook (or size for your yarn) needle scissors Stitches ch= chain sc= single hdc= half double… Read More Front and Back Post Half Double Crochet Placemat

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Crochet Pillow

My daughter wanted something special for her dorm room.  She likes when I make her things. So for a surprise I made her the purple pillow for her bed. (all her bedding is either purple or pink).   The first thing I did was take graph paper and draw out the heart and her name… Read More Crochet Pillow

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Waffle stitch Placemats and Basket

All terms are in American Crochet Slst = slip stitch Ch = chain Sc = single crochet Dc = double crochet Fpdc = front post double crochet You will need: size 4mm hook 2 balls of dark green sport weight yarn 2 balls of light green sport weight yarn Directions: Placemat Make 4 I did… Read More Waffle stitch Placemats and Basket

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Owl Towel Holder

This Holder is done using a condensed crocodile stitch. If you are not familiar with the stitch this will be a little confusing. I suggest looking at video’s of the stitch before attempting this pattern. All terms are in American Crochet Slst = slip stitch Ch = chain Sc = single crochet Dc = double… Read More Owl Towel Holder

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Owl Container 3

For this Container cover I used a basket weave stitch turned sideways. A= Measurement of the height of the part of the container you wish to cover. (Do not include the top. I also left some room on the bottom) B = Measurement of one side of the container C= Measurement of all the way around the container All… Read More Owl Container 3

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Owl Container 2

All terms are in American Crochet slst = slip stitch ch = chain sc = single crochet dc = double crochet fpdc = front post double crochet You will need: Two different color worsted weight yarn Size 5 mm hook Size 4.5 mm hook Container you wish to cover Directions: Using main color and larger… Read More Owl Container 2

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Owl Container 1

As the pattern that I took the idea from is no longer available for people to follow I am going to put my own copy here. For the bottom of the Owl. I used the crocodile stitch pattern which I got from watching the first 25:30 min of: How to Crochet A Purse: Mermaid Tears… Read More Owl Container 1

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Owls 2

Hi back again about my kitchen owls. The next one I tried something different . I took a round plastic canvas and used it as my base. The first one I did didn’t stand up very well so I tried sewing plastic canvas pieces inside to support it. I really didn’t like the way it… Read More Owls 2

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