Icelandic horse Ragdoll

I had planned to crochet an elephant. But Terry, an Internet girlfriend had a brilliant idea: She suggested that I crochet an Iceland horse. When I saw pictures of the horses, I fell in love with these proud and beautiful horses. Look here:

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I’m back … with a Moose

I’m back – jippie-ja-yeah!
It’s been a while since I wrote anything. My last post was in February when I started a crochet group here in town and did not have much time for the blog. But to be perfectly honest, I also lost my motivation – the writing and designing of the patterns had suddenly become tedious.

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Amigurumi University

In the last post I wrote that I organize a seminar for the women here in the village. I am so glad that I have dared to take this step, because I had enough to worry:

“I do not speak the language correctly and sometimes I can not translate the things I want to say, the translations of the instructions into Greek might contain mistakes, the speech in front of a group could become embarrassing, what if no one comes ” … and so on.

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The Monster-Hunters need your vote!

For some time I had the desire to change my previous blog design and replace it with a fresher look. Finally I found a design that I like very much. There is also a “Donate” button, so you can support me and my blog and my future projects.

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Nessie sighted – in Greece :)

My niece saw on television a report about the Loch Ness monster in Scotland and she was fascinated by the story: Nessie is a monster that, despite many efforts, nobody was able to find it and there are still speculations as to whether it really exists.

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Grape harvest and Halloween Decoration

End of September begins the most exciting time of the year in my vineyard – the vintage. It is important that it does not rain at the end of the ripening period, because the sugar content of the grapes decreases after a rain.

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How to make wings out of a plastic bottle

How to make wings for a doll? Of course you can crochet them, but you can also tinker the wings and you will have many different wings in a short time.

You will need: A large plastic bottle (1.5 l) or a big disposable plastic cup, household scissors, nail scissors, adhesive tape. Needle and rubber band for the straps.

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Little nurses

Nina, my friend gave me a small Amigurumi nurse. I wanted to test Nina’s pattern and publish it here, but somehow I changed almost everything – except the patterns for arms and legs, which are original by Nina ♥ Without her idea this little nurse would not be here so I thank her with all my heart for the inspiration and lovely gift.

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