Wednesday, 30 October 2013

trees...

....I love you, trees!!!!
That's why lately I'm obsessed with them, quite a lot!!!
I have different projects on the hook related with trees, but let's start with the first one....



....a star and a granny diamond......only one????


....obviously no !!!



...yes, above you can see all the pieces needed to complete a christmas decoration.....



....I'm only waiting for the right mood to start the sewing......

But I have other 2 project on the way!!!!!

The second work has to be kept secret until the middle of November.....sorry !!!!!!!

I can show you the third one, instead, ok? Good!!! ;oD

Working with granny diamonds, gave me a new tree idea, but nothing to do with Christmas, this time!!

I wanted a huge tree....


....it measures 62cmx62cm, more or less !!!!!

I started with the foliage, crocheting in total 14 granny diamonds and joining them with the "join as you go " method.
Then, I made the trunk, starting with 3 complete granny diamonds to which I joined 6 half diamonds!!!
Even here, I've used the join as you go method!
The last step consisted in adding more "leaves" to the tree. I did that crocheting a scallop edge around the green diamonds.....too much??? Maybe, but I really like the 3D effect!!!











I'm really curious to know your impressions about this tree !!!!
In the next post I'll show you what I made with it..... ;oD ..... !!!!!

xxxx Alessandra

Today link party : Creative Friday !!! See you there, too!!!!

21 comments:

  1. Your tree looks wonderful! Very creative! :)

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  2. So very creative... Can't wait to see what you made with it.

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  3. Beautiful, Alessandra! Great colours! xx

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  4. I agree, i like the scallops and the effect it gives! very original! Heather x

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  5. Ciao Ale, bellissimi i tuoi granny squares ma mi piace moltoanche la stellina , sarebbe ideale per una bella ghirlanda natalizia, che ne dici ?Un bacione
    Maddalena

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  6. Dear Ale, you're so creative. The ideas are so inspiring. Love Tinie

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  7. Oh some of those close up shots are amazing! I love close ups of crochet, especially colourful crochet. Love these tree ideas Ale, making me feel Christmassy!!! xxx

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  8. Hello Ale,
    You have such a creative mind! I love to see how you make all these things, your tree is a very unique :)

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  9. What a fun tree! Always nice to see some beautiful crochet...;-)

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  10. You're always coming up with some nice stuff Ale. I love your little trees - they're very creative. :)

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  11. Fantastic idea!! I love how the color in the center of the green granny squares makes it look like ornaments on the tree!! Love it!
    Kate :}

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  12. Gorgeous, Ale! you are very creative!
    Congrats! it is very, very nice...

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  13. What a beautiful shade of green, these look fab Ale! :) x

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  14. Your crochet squares look great and i like the colour too..look forward to seeing what you make.

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  15. Beautiful colours in your big mystery tree :)

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  16. I love your tree, You are invited to share this with Show Your Stuff:
    http://www.treasuresmadefromyarn.com/2013/10/show-your-stuff_31.html

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  17. Very clever. I really like the way the squares overlap on the second tree.

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  18. Those trees are really fun! Nice job!

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  19. Very cute and so creative, what a wonderful way to use granny squares

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  20. Lovely ideas you have!! I´m crocheting a tree inspired by yours (with circles).
    Thanks for sharing.

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