diy table setting

Even though Anna has hosted many a festive gathering, she makes a virtue out of renewing the table decorations every time.

Have a peek as she creates unique place cards and embellishes the green joys.

diy table setting
diy table setting

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March 26th, 2017

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table setting diy and inspiration

Anna suggests that you decorate your springtime table with elegant butterflies and fluffy flower napkins.

In this video, she will show you how to fold wonderful napkins for your spring party.

table setting diy and inspiration

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March 23rd, 2017

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crochet free pattern penguin amigurumi

“Penguins can pick up your spirits any day,” as Anna says. In a collaboration with www.ojhæklerier.dk, she has made quirky, round crochet penguins from soft cotton yarn.

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free recipe crochet amigurumi penguin

Crochet a penguin

Abbreviations:
Rnd = round
st = stitch
dc = double crochet
ch = chain
[*…*] repeat until end of round.

Crochet needle size 2,75 mm

This is a crochet pattern of medium difficulty.

Body:
Start with a magic ring with 6 dc.
Rnd 1: 2 dc in every dc (12 st).
Rnd 2: *1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (18 st).
Rnd 3: *1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (24 st).
Rnd 4: *1 dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (30 st).
Rnd 5: *1 dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (36 st).
Rnd 6: *1 dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (42 st).
Rnd 7: *1 dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (48 st).
Rnd 8: *1 dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (54 st).
Rnd 9: *1 dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (60 st).
Rnd 10-19: 1 dc in every st (60 st).
Rnd 20: *1 dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (54 st).
Rnd 21: 1 dc in every st (54 st)
Rnd 22: *1 dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (48 st).
Rnd 23: 1 dc in every st (48 st)
Rnd 24: *1 dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (42 st).
Rnd 25: 1 dc in every st (42 st)
Rnd 26: *1 dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (36 st)
Rnd 27: *1 dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (30 st).
Rnd 28: *1 dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (24 st).
Rnd 29: *1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (18 st).
Rnd 30: *1 dc in next dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (12 st).
Rnd 31: 2 dc combined in next 6 dc (6 st).
Stuff the body and sew the opening closed.

White body part:
Make 11 ch. Turn with 1 ch.
Row 1: 2 dc in first stich, 8 dc, 2 dc in last stich (12 st).
Row 2: 2 dc in first stich, 10 dc, 2 dc in last stich (14 st).
Row 3: 2 dc in first stich, 12 dc, 2 dc in last stich (16 st).
Row 4-11: 1 st in every stich (16 st).
Row 12: 2 dc together, 12 dc, 2 dc together (14 st).
Row 13: 2 dc together, 10 dc, 2 dc together (12 st).
Crochet a border of dc – stop at the beginning of row 13.
Skip 2 st – crochet 10 triple treble in the same stich, skip 2 st, 1 dc, skip 2 st, crochet 10 triple treble in the same stich, skip 2 st, 1 dc.
Close – leave enough yarn to be able to sew on the white body part.

Wings (2 pcs.)
Crochet in the colour of the body:
Start with a magic ring with 6 dc.
Rnd 1: 2 dc in ever st (12 st).
Rnd 2-3: 1 dc in every st (12 st).
Rnd 4: *1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (18 st).
Rnd 5-9: 1 dc in every st (18 st).
Crochet the opening closed, close and cut the end of the yarn. Remember to leave enough yarn to be able to attach the wing to the body.
Sew the wings unto the body with a needle.

Eyes (2 pcs.)
Crochet with black yarn:
Start with a magic ring with 6 dc.
1 Rnd: 2 dc in every dc (12 st)
Shift to white yarn:
Rnd 2: 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc.
Shift to black yarn.
Close.
Embroider a tiny white dot on the black part of the eye.
Sew the eyes unto the head; you decide the exact location.

Beak
Upper beak:
Crochet with orange yarn:
Start with a magic ring with 6 dc.
Rnd 1: *1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (9 st)
Rnd 2: *1 dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (12 st)
Rnd 3: *1 dc in next 3 st, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (15 st)
Crochet the opening closed and cut the yarn. Leave enough yarn to be able to attach the beak to the head.

Lower beak:
Crochet with orange yarn:
Start with a magic ring with 6 dc.
Rnd 1: *1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (9 st)
Rnd 2: *1 dc in next 2 st, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (12 st)
Crochet the opening closed and cut the yarn. Leave enough yarn to be able to attach the beak to the head.

Attach the upper and lower beak to the penguin’s head.

Should you wish a penguin that can hang from the ceiling, you can apply a row of ch in the wanted length. Attach the final cord to the top of the penguin’s head.

By Søstrene Grene and www.ojhæklerier.dk

free crochet pattern amigurumi penguin

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March 18th, 2017

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crochet recipe diy

In Anna’s opinion, crochet is a good way to keep your mind healthy and relaxed. In this video, she and www.ojhæklerier.dk demonstrate how you can crochet graceful, striped rabbits.

You can find the crochet pattern by www.ojhæklerier.dk here:

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crochet bunny with free recipe

Crochet a rabbit

Abbreviations:
Rnd = round
st = stitch
dc = double crochet
[*…*] repeat until end of round.

Crochet needle size 2,75 mm

This is a crochet pattern of medium difficulty.

Body/head:
Crochet with two different colours. Change colours every third round. Use colour 1 for stripes on the body – crochet head and ears in colour 2.

Start with colour 1 and crochet a magic ring with 6 dc.
Rnd 1: 2 dc in every dc (12 st).
Rnd 2: *1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (18 st).
Rnd 3: *1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (24 st).
Rnd 4: *1 dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (30 st).
Rnd 5: *1 dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (36 st).
Rnd 6: *1 dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (42 st).
Rnd 7: *1 dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (48 st).
Rnd 8: *1 dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (54 st).
Rnd 9: *1 dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (60 st).
Rnd 10-27: 1 dc in every dc (60 st).
Rnd 28: *1 dc in next 8 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (54 st).
Rnd 29: *1 dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (48 st).
Rnd 30: *1 dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (42 st).
Rnd 31: *1 dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (36 st).
Rnd 32: *1 dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (30 st).
Rnd 33-34: 1 dc in ever st (30 st).
Change to colour 2.
Rnd 35: *1 dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (36 st).
Rnd 36: *1 dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (42 st).
Rnd 37: *1 dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (48 st).
Rnd 38-47: 1 dc in ever st (48 st).
Rnd 48: *1 dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (48 st).
Rnd 49: *1 dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (36 st).
Rnd 50: *1 dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (30 st).
Rnd 51: *1 dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (24 st).
Rnd 52: *1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (18 st).
Rnd 53: *1 dc in next dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (12 st).
Rnd 54: 2 dc together in next 6 dc (6 st).
Stuff the body and sew the opening closed.

Ears (2 pcs.):
Crochet in the same colour as the head (colour 2).
Start with a magic ring with 3 dc.
Rnd 1: 2 dc in every st (6 st).
Rnd 2: *1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (9 st).
Rnd 3: *1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (12 st).
Rnd 4: *1 dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (15 st).
Rnd 5: 1 dc in ever st (15 st).
Rnd 6: *1 dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (18 st).
Rnd 7: 1 dc in every st (18 st).
Rnd 8: *1 dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (21 st).
Rnd 9: 1 dc in every st (21 st).
Rnd 10: *1 dc in next 6 dc, 2 dc in next dc* repeat until end of round (24 st).
Rnd 11-17: 1 dc in every st (24 st).
Rnd 18: *1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (18 st).
Rnd 19: *1 dc in next dc, 2 dc together in next dc* repeat until end of round (12 st)
Crochet the opening closed, but leave enough yarn to be able to sew the ears unto the head.

Eyes and nose:
Embroider eyes and nose unto the rabbit with a needle.

By Søstrene Grene and www.ojhæklerier.dk

crochet bunny with free recipe

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March 16th, 2017

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Lovely spring chicks and adorable Easter bunnies, Anna is creating both by means of yarn and cardboard, and you can easily make your own.

Use them as place cards, to hang in your home or something else entirely.

diy easter decoration
easter diy decoration with pompom

You can print the template here:

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March 12th, 2017

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easter egg diy

In order to keep the Easter bunny from getting too overworked, Anna has decided to give a helping hand.

That is why she has started preparing Easter eggs, which are to be hid around the house for the nieces.

easter eggs diy
easter egg diy

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March 9th, 2017

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