Thursday, December 8, 2016

Josephine Shawl for Romantic Nights!

I crocheted this fabulous Josephine Shawl last summer, the flowers are 3D and are made on the same granny square, I used rear italian cotton on this earth color wich gives even more feminine and delicate vintage look, shawl is big enought as you see on the picture!


Craft: Crochet
Yarn Weight: Sport or DK weight yarn
Needle Size: US 4 - 3.5mm Crochet Hook
Yardage: 650 yards

All patterns written in standard US terms
This Pattern is created by me, Lilia Vanini.




If you want to make a piece of art like Josephine Shawl, please click here

Happy Crocheting

Lilia

Friday, November 25, 2016

Floral Whisper Crochet Scarf make a great gift for someone you love!

This Floral Crochet scarf is a great project for a gift this holidays! you still have time to do it, I love the romantic and feminine look!!

CROCHET PATTERN SCARF - Floral Whisper scarf - Lace Crochet Scarf pdf pattern Instant download woman crochet scarf pattern

Craft: Crochet
Yarn Weight: DK Weight Yarn
Needle Size: US E/4 Crochet Hook
Yardage: 650 yards 

Elegant, versatil and cozy scarf and easy to follow pattern, step by step on how to crochet this lovely floral scarf.

You can get your pattern here

Thank you and Happy Crocheting
Lilia/ Liliacraftparty

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Diamonds Baby Crochet Hat for this Cold Season!

You don´t need to be millionare to give your baby Daimonds this winter! I create the perfect baby Crochet Hat and ............is Daimonds Baby Crochet Hat!


Craft: Crochet

Yarn Weight: Light Weight Yarn, baby yarn
Needle Size: US E 3.5mm Crochet Hook
Yardage: 80 yards 
Size: up to 20 inch head circumference


   
All patterns written in standard US terms

This Pattern is created by me, Lilia Vanini.



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 I started this project in the summer, happy I finished just on time for Cold Season



So happy to visit me, please leave me a comment, I will love to see your opinions, and you can get this pattern here

Happy Crocheting!

Love you all!

Lilia / Liliacraftparty

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Ice Cream Sundae in November?

Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!! Why Not? We all love ice cream but this one is CERO calories, wich is great for all of us who have to lose some weight................this is just a joke, continue reading to see the fabulous amigurumi details!

Finished Size:
Height: 14 ½ inch (37cm)
Circumference: 10 ¾ inch (27.75cm)

Materials:
US 2.5mm Crochet Hook
Worsted Wool Yarn or Medium Weight Yarn in pink, fuchsia, dark orange, green mint, yellow, ivory, mustard, red, green, white, brown
Yarn Needle 
Craft Stuffing..................rest of materials on pdf pattern


Really easy to make and lovely to use as decoration on your table, kitchen or sewing room or craft room!


All patterns written in standard US terms
This Pattern is created by me, Lilia Vanini.


Love the little cherry on top!!


If you want to start crocheting to have ready your ice cream decoration for christmas grab your pattern here
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Discover the relaxing world of knit and crochet, you will find peace and full harmony in your life!

Thank you to come to my CraftParty!
Lilia


Thursday, October 27, 2016

CROCHET PATTERN BAG crochet Granny Squares Handbag Pattern

This is one of my favorite Bags for using every Fall and Winter!
Beautiful and colorful crochet large bag pattern, easy to follow, full color chart for make this exactly yarn combination.

Craft: Crochet
Yarn Weight: Medium Weight Yarn
Needle Size: US 6 - 4mm Crochet Hook
Yardage: approx. 50 yards of each color

 All patterns written in standard US terms
This Pattern is created by me, Lilia Vanini.

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If you try this crochet bag, send me a picture when you finish, I will love to see it!

Happy Crocheting!
Lilia/ LiliaCraftParty

Cold Porcelain Cupcakes

While I was in Perú, I had the opportunity to take a short tutorial about how to work the cold porcelain and make a cupcake, here is the result, I absolutly love it!
 I was surprise how easy and fast is to work with this material
 You know that you can make your own cold porcelain at home
 Add some ornamets, in this case I add some colorful rounds to make appear like candy around the cupcake.
 And a Butterfly at the top
 After I finished, the teacher told me to just leave it for 24 hours, I was so nervious to ruin it with my hands on my way home, but it was easy to take the cupcake and as soon I arrived home I put it on top of a book and after a while it was so hard, I can´t believe it!
Perfect colors for a ceramic lovely cupcake, wait to see more ideas that I will make using this material, I just arrived home in Italy, unfortunetly I had to say goodbye to this cutie, because I was affraid to brake it if I brought home!

Happy Afternoon!
Lilia/ LiliaCraftParty

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Do you know where I´m?

I´m in a beautiful place in South América, I will write more on my next post but at the meantime, my question for you is................Do you know where I´m?

Happy Knitting and Crocheting my friends!

Lilia/ LiliaCraftParty

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Getting Ready for Fall!

Are you getting ready for this fall and winter? If not start knitting now!


Craft: Knitting
Yarn Weight: Medium Weight Yarn
Needle Size: US 8 - 5mm straight knitting needles
Yardage: 150 yards
Size: toddler or adult up to 23 inch head circumference

Great winter hat double braided lovely warm and cozy for all cold seasons and to be trendy and chic, very easy to make with my instructions.
Great to make and give as gift for someone special or to keep for yourself and used with your favorite outfit.

Get your pattern here

Happy Knitting!
Lilia


Saturday, October 8, 2016

Owls To Celebrate October!


   October is here with all about the excitement about Halloween and I want to start the party early with this adorables Owls Keychain!

Finished Size:
Height: 4 inch (10cm)
Wide at top: 4 ¼ inch (11cm)


Materials:
US 2.5mm Crochet Hook
US 3mm Crochet Hook
Worsted Wool Yarn or Medium Weight Yarn, 5 yarns for main part of owl and 1 to 2 yarns for additional parts
Sewing Needle 
Matching color thread
Craft Stuffing............................rest of materials on pdf pattern.


Pattern is so easy and as always you can count on me for extra help
If you want to start now click here to get the pattern

Happy Crocheting!
Lilia

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Diamond Knitting Stitch Free Pattern


Abbreviations:
k = knit
p = purl
yo = yarn over
k2tog = knit two stitches together
p2tog = purl two stitches together

Notes:
Remember to count your stitches to make sure that you have 20 stitches all the time.
On all even rows, knit as the stitches are presented on the previous row, this means that for example if you have k1, on row 1, you have to p1 on row 2.
On all even rows, p1 on all yo of previous rows.

Instructions:
Cast on 20 stitches
Row 1: k1, *p3, k2, repeat from*, finish with p3 and k1
Row 2: all even rows, knit as the stitch are presented
Row 3: *yo, k1, p2tog, p1, k1, repeat from *
Row 5: *p1, yo, slip 1, k1, pass the slip stitch over, k2tog, yo, repeat from *, finish with yo
Row 7: p2, *k2, p3, repeat from *, finish with k2 and p1
Row 9: p2tog, k1, yo, k1, *p2tog, p1, k1, yo, k1, repeat from *, finish with k1
Row 11: *2ktog, yo, k1, yo, slip 1, k1, pass the slip stitch over, repeat from *



For any questions do not hesitate to contact me.
Happy Knitting!
Lilia / Liliacraftparty
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If you like this knitting stitch you will love these patterns from LiliaCraftParty


London Scarf Knitting Pattern

Make statement and stay warm with this bold knitted scarf pattern, easy and fast to made, tutorial pattern offer detailed pictures.

Craft: Knitting
Yarn Weight: Medium Weight Yarn
Needle Size: US 10.5 - 6.5mm straight knitting needles
Yardage: 700 yards 

                                            Pattern here



Loulou Scarf Knitting Pattern

This is a unique pattern for a big cowl scarf with wooden buttons, you will feel extra warm with the comfortable layers of this cowl scarf

Craft: Knitting
Yarn Weight: Medium Weight Yarn
Needle Size: US 8 - 5mm and US 10.5 - 6.5mm straight knitting needles
Yardage: 550 yards
                                              Pattern here



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For any questions please do not hesitate to contact me here

Happy Crocheting!


Lilia


Monday, September 26, 2016

Princessa Baby Blanket - Most Popular Crochet Pattern of the Year!

I made this Baby Blanket last year for a feature crochet magazine, I enjoyed so much design and crochet this item, it was a surprise to see how popular this item became after a few days it was listing on my etsy shop.

 Princessa Baby Crochet Blanket

Pattern is easy and you just need:
Craft: Crochet
US C/ 2.75mm Crochet Hook
Baby light worsted weight yarn (1744yds) of white mix color
Baby light worsted weight yarn (437yds) of fuchsia color

Just stunning crochet baby blanket, easy to follow, pattern includes step by step how to make and assamble this blanket, lots of pictures to make easy the learning process of this baby blanket.


 Princessa Baby Crochet Blanket

This made me think that I need to made more blankets designs and in fact I´m working on another right now, this time are granny squares but so beautiful and colorful, I can´t wait to finish and show you the blanket, is an adult blanket so we can get ready for this winter, will be finish very soon.

If you want to see more pictures of my Princessa Baby Blanket and get the crochet pattern, please go to my etsy shop or raverly shop

I offer full time assistant so if you have any question or need additonal help with my patterns, please do not hesitate to contact me at:
liliacraftparty@hotmail.com

Happy Crocheting!
Lilia

Saturday, January 30, 2016

9 Travel Tips for Knitters and Crocheters


Next Tuesday me and my husband going on a trip to South América, we have a long trip and I found these tips absolutly helpful for any person like me who travel with knitting and crochet wips on the bag!
1. Consider Your Project
While over the river and through the woods may give you enough time to stitch up a whole sweater, it may not be practical to work on complicated colorwork or bulky blankets when you’re packing light. Projects that are worked in pieces like granny square afghans or single skein projects such as socks are great for travelling because they don’t take up a lot of room in your luggage.
2. Keep it Simple…or Not!
When deciding on the complexity of your project, each trip is different. Ask yourself a few questions about your travels: Will you be able to devote your attention to intricate cables or should you stick to a stockinette stitch project? Will you be bored working on a simple scarf or will it allow you to chat with family and friends? Do you want to bring two projects so you’re prepared for different situations?
3. Know What You Need
Now that you’ve picked your project, it’s time to prep. Do a gauge swatch in advance so you bring the right needles or hooks. Take time to ensure that you’ve got everything you need for your project because you won’t able to pop into a craft store if you’re boarding a trans-continental flight! Read over your pattern so that you understand all of the techniques involved. Be sure to pack all of the yarns and notions required to complete your work.
4. Leave the Good Stuff at Home
Even if you’re careful, things happen! Losing something you’ve worked hard on can be heartbreaking but it’s even worse if your favorite set of needles or antique scissors go astray as well. Your time and effort is irreplaceable but those handmade crochet hooks cost a pretty penny. Plan for the worst: Bring less expensive supplies and yarns, just in case you become separated.
5. Make a Travel-Sized Notions Case
Use an empty tin (like the ones those famously strong mints come in) to store notions. Fill it with a tape measure, tapestry needle, stitch markers, and whatever else your pattern calls for. This kit is a great size to fit in a small project bag or even your purse and everything is together in one place.
6. Dental Floss is the Traveler’s Best Friend!
A travel-sized dental floss can be incredibly handy on the go. The blade can be used to cut yarn and the floss can become an improvised stitch holder or even a stitch marker in a pinch!
7. Carry Extras
Back ups are key! It’s always a good idea to pack away an extra crochet hook or set of knitting needles just in case one goes on its own adventure. You won’t regret printing out a second copy of your pattern, either! If you like to keep your patterns on your smartphone or another electronic device, bring a printed version in case you run out of battery!
8. Knitters, Use Circular Knitting Needles
Circular knitting needles may not be your favorites but their flexibility makes them perfect for packing. You can use them the same way you’d knit with straight needles but you won’t bump your seatmate’s elbows. For projects knit in the round, the magic loop method can save you from bringing double pointed needles on your trip. Those double pointed sock needles love to run away!
9. Locate Your Nearest Local Yarn Shop
 If you’re somewhere unfamiliar, a local shop can give you a feel for the scene and the regulars are sure to have recommendations for places to visit in the area. Besides, it doesn’t matter where you are in the world, you can always connect with a knitter or crocheter at the yarn shop!

And last, remember to keep all your LiliaCraftParty on your documents section of the computer, this way you don´t need internet connection to open pdf files any time you need!

Happy Knitting!
Lilia / LiliaCraftParty@etsy

Friday, January 22, 2016

Name it and Claime it!

I just finished my last baby crochet shoes and headband, I´m finish to write and double, triple revise the pattern but I have a huge problem, don´t know how to call this cute set, do you have any ideas? if so, please comment here the name that you will give to this baby set and the name that I like more will win the free pattern for both pieces, crochet baby shoes and crochet headband!
Also find me on Facebook we have our Mistery Free Pattern every Monday and our Happy Knitting Hour every wednesday and sunday at 8pm USA ET. Lot´s of fun and knit and crochet!

Thank you!
Lilia / Liliacraftparty@etsy

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Find Joy and Meaning on Every Day Life!......Knitting!

Knitting makes people happy, from the people who knit to those who receive knitted items, and those who see knitting in their surroundings. Consider the popularity of “yarn-bombing,” the beautiful graffiti that uses yarn to decorate public spaces, filling them with happiness-inducing warmth and colour. No one can resist smiling at the sight of a knitted bus or tree!
Even professionals are catching on. Stitchlinks is a UK-based group that’s developing a network of knitting therapy groups in hospitals, GP practices, schools, workplaces, and care facilities.
Therapeutic knitting is being formally acknowledged by leading clinicians and academics for  its benefits in mainstream healthcare.
Keep at it, all you knitters! Not only are you having fun, but you’re also knitting yourselves a happier, healthier life.
Happy Knitting!

Monday, January 4, 2016

Giveaway!!! FREE PATTERN!

Enter to Win this Hood Knitting Pattern!
I´m celebrating my 1700 Fans on Facebook, I need 4 mores, so the person who likes the number 1700 will WIN this pattern, enter here:
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Happy Knitting!
Lilia / Liliacraftparty
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