Little Hearts

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My latest makes, two little heart pockets. I like making these as they are lovely to hang in the house or put a little gift in. I crochet two hearts and then I needle felt them and add decoration. Small flowers and a ‘with love’ label. The weather is grim here today so making these has reminded me of Spring.

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About hookandply

I am a painter and maker. I love experimenting with colour and textures and I find wools and fabrics irresistable. I was taught to knit by my mother and have always felt comfortable with all things knitting but about two years ago I started to learn to crochet and got hooked. I have various projects scattered around the house so that I can pick up a project wherever I am. If I go out I take some trusty crochet with me to do when I am enjoying a break in a cafe. It is a good starting point for a conversation. Has anyone else found this? My most resent passion is Lindy Hop and the 1940's but that is another story.

7 responses to “Little Hearts

  1. vecinana

    They’re beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

  2. They make me think of Spring too. So nice! Does it take long to needle felt them?

    • Thank you for your comment. It does seem a bit time consuming. I leave the felting out on the kitchen table so I can do some when I am around and about. It is quite therapeutic though especially if you have had a bad day….. I have a tool that holds five needles and I use the needles that are suitable for heavy duty work. This seems to speed up the process.

  3. These are lovely. I had never thought about felting a crocheted item before. Thanks for visiting my blog 🙂

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