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Can anyone recommend some small crochet projects?

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DaffodilsAhoy Wed 17-Apr-13 13:02:03

I've just finished a blanket and I need some short and sweet projects to keep me going smile Any ideas?

thanks thanks thanks

TheWoollybacksWife Wed 17-Apr-13 13:18:56

Do you want something to make for yourself or your family, or just a small project?

When I am in between projects I make something like this for my local hospital.

Or the are some small projects on the Attic24 blog, like the crochet snowflakes.

DaffodilsAhoy Wed 17-Apr-13 16:19:47

Those look lovely wbw.
I've done a few of the Attic small projects (her stuff is fab) - they are the sort of thing I am looking for.

CinnabarRed Wed 17-Apr-13 16:21:34

How worrying that when I glanced at Active Convos I read your title as "Can anyone recommend some small crotchless panties?".

I'm so sorry.

DaffodilsAhoy Wed 17-Apr-13 16:23:12


TheSurgeonsMate Wed 17-Apr-13 16:26:28

I thought these baskets looked quick and simple, but I haven't yet looked into whether I could buy something that would perform like her homemade fabric yarn. 'Cos once you start making your own yarn, it's not a small project anymore, is it?

Artura Wed 17-Apr-13 22:39:50

Hats! Have a look on and you can search for free patterns by size/wool type/size etc.

SacreBlue Wed 17-Apr-13 23:31:30

Covers for milk/water jugs? Circles of any complexity you like then thread beads on around the edge to weight it. My parents use them for covering nighttime glass of water or summer liquids from flies. I use them when I can be bothered to try to prevent hearing the lap lap lap of one of our cats helping themselves to my bedside beverage. Cute, quick and surprisingly v useful

SacreBlue Wed 17-Apr-13 23:33:02

*add - these aren't made with wool but thread cord or lace

DaffodilsAhoy Thu 18-Apr-13 07:14:55

Thanks everyone. Very intrigued by the fabric into yarn idea, I might have to try that, I don't mind a bigger project with different parts to it smile thanks

saycheeeeeese Thu 18-Apr-13 07:22:51

Why not try some bunting? I have made a few tea pot cosies, little slippers for my DD, a cover for my mobile phone etc.

carlajean Fri 19-Apr-13 13:29:50

in the same situation I knit/crochet hats. once you've got the idea of how they're constructed you can easily modify the design, and people always need a hat

Lonecatwithkitten Fri 19-Apr-13 13:47:52

For quick projects I love handbag charms and brooches and they make great presents too.

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