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Make it ! The Granny Yarn Chain !!!

ARE YOU READY FOR THIS ???? SURE YOU ARE !!! I now that!!!! ;oD So during this last week I was showing you via Instagram (see  my personal feed ) some colourful pictures about my new crochet w.i.p. , which I completed last night ... ... so this morning, before school/office time a couple of boys helped me with the last photos for this blog post ... TA-DAH ... The beauty of this project resides in the fact that is adaptable to any extent, any kind of yarn and any corner of your home (in or out!) !!! The inspiration and "creative kick" derives from two other projects I've seen around :  The Chain Statement Necklace  by my dear friend Miki from  Set Free My Gypsy Soul  and  Peggy's Comfy Indoors Blanket  by Pip Lincoln from  Meet Me at Mike's  !!! Thank you both, girls !!! It has been a long time since I've been wanting to crochet (or even knit !) a paper chain ... I made some long paper chains for our Christmas tree back in Indonesia but I al

My new sweater : "Love is in the air" !!!

Hi !!! It has been a little while since my last visit, but I'm still here : no worries ! ;oD I've been busy working on my last project : a new sweater ! After my  My mega granny square jumper , I was tempted to crochet a raglan sweater... I made some research on Pinterest and via YouTube. Eventually I was lucky enough to find a nice pattern on one book in my bookcase :  Easy Crochet Country 30 projects to make for your home and to wear  (Consultant : Nikki Trench) . The pattern chosen was : "Sweater with patterned sleeves" on pages 104-107. Well, I didn't follow the pattern properly... I've noticed that the conversion from cm to inches was wrong... so how could you trust the sizes???? I took my personal measurements and I crocheted more chains in the foundation chain to have a more cosy sweater, just a little bit oversized ! But I added more differences from the original pattern : the hem is not joined at the sides, so to have a couple of m