Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Crochet cosies

Can you believe it but it is Wednesday and I don't have a pile of WIP's to show you. Instead, I am on the cusp of starting lots of new things....exciting.

Today I had crochet lessons with my beginners. We made fruit cosies to practise working in a round, stitch counting, remembering how to change colour and following a pattern rather than a photo tutorial. 


The link is here on ravelry. The pattern is in US terms but I just scribbled the UK ones over the top. They are great for children's school bags, grown up work handbags and make excellent teacher presents for the end of term.


I simply would not send my girl to school with a nectarine thrashing about in her school bag without one of these, her friends think they are cool too!



10 comments:

  1. What a fabulous idea, my son used to have a moulded soft plastic thing for his fruit, a crochet versions looks much nicer!

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  2. Great idea, not sure that my husband would want to pull his apple out of his bag at work in a crocheted cosy, but I would!! xx

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  3. These little fruit bags are adorable, great idea for your class.
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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  4. So cute. A great gift for a teacher.

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  5. It's so cute, Jo! Such a clever idea. My son would probably not appreciate one but I think my daughter would love it!

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  6. That is SO cool!!! AHHH I need to learn this art form! Like right now!!! Happy day you! Nicole xo

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  7. They are cool, Jo! It's a good idea, I have never heard of them before. I am excited to hear about the new things you are starting. PS I switched the bobbin the right way and I now have a working sewing machine again - thanks for your advice! :)

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  8. These are lovely Jo. Your class sound like fun :-)
    Tracey xxx

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