March 2020 - The worldwide Corona virus pandemic is forcing us all indoors, with many sick and quarantined we do what we can to wash our hands and keep our distance, nevertheless we also worry for our loved ones and the long-term consequences of this crisis…
It is good to remember that the human race is tough, we have survived natural disasters, wars, famines, sicknesses, we are strong and resilient!
Design Area: 88 x 53 stitches
If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida: 6,28" x 3,78" / 16 x 9,6 cm
Free download: Tough times
This cute little bookmark is a great way to use up those leftover bits of linen or aida.
The pattern is also adaptable for filet crochet, by leaving ‘blank’ the blue spaces.
Bookmarks: 82 x 27 stitches
If stitched on 28 ct linen/ 14 ct aida the pattern will measure :
x 1,9" / 14,8 x 4,9
Download: I love cats - Bookmark
Different easy stitch Norwegian flag cross stitch motif, each little flag will only take about 1 hour to stitch.
Perfect for cards, place cards, plastic canvas brooches, knitted ornaments, HAMA beads, etc...
Download : Norwegian flag_page01.png
This pattern features a fun, typical Norwegian saying.
‘La lykken gro som gresset bak do!’
For the non-Norwegian speakers, the saying directly translates as:
‘ Let happiness grow like grass behind the toilet’
Here it makes reference to the outdoor latrines many Norwegians are still familiar with since many keep a family 'hytte' ( cabin ) in the mountains for skiing holidays, or to get away from their busy lives and enjoy the beautiful nature.
Download: La lykken gro
As a mother of 2 children with autism it is often tiresome to have to give the full explanatory speech to everyone you meet. So I put together some basic information into an A4 size pamphlet that can be printed and given away to people we meet.
You are welcome to print it, add your favorite website link, or personalise it as needed.
If you have any comments, suggestions or would like to translate it, just contact me.