These cute little flower pins were made using the fleurs galore pattern. Instead of using the worsted weight yarn, and larger hook, I used cotton thread and a US size 2 needle. This yielded a much smaller flower. I made a little lookbook that features a number of projects that can be made using the…

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The ez breezy lemon squeezy bowtie pattern

I think that this has got to be the most fun and easy pattern ever. I’ve been whipping up a storm of these in different summer colors. I’ll post some more pix as soon as I get the chance. You can find the pattern here www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ez-breezy-lemon-squeezy-… Have an awesome weekend!…

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Happy Thursday and a Giveaway!

Happy Thursday! – A giveaway! To get your complimentary copy of “25 Ways to Wear Your Slippers”, a crochet slipper lookbook, click the like button on our FB page, then e-mail us at francine@francinetoukou.com, and we’ll e-mail you a copy. If you’ve already liked us, just e-mail us a request for the lookbook and we’ll…

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A GRANNY SQUARE LAPTOP TOTE

I MADE THIS LAPTOP BAG USING THE GRANNY SQUARE TOTE PATTERN FROM MY BOOK “CROCHET CHIC”. INSTEAD OF USING THE CURVED WOODEN HANDLES THAT ARE IN THE PATTERN, I ADDED A FEW ROWS OF HALF DOUBLE CROCHET STITCHES. I ALSO LINED IT WITH FELT. HERE’S THE AMAZON LINK IF YOU’D LIKE TO GIVE IT  A…

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I’ve been working on some of these little Springish/Easterish Goodies. I’m going to carry some in my shop, so if you’re ever in Manhattan, please stop by. If you’d like to make your own, the pattern is available on my site. www.francinetoukou.com. The name of the pattern is “Poppies Galore”. Happy Wednesday!…

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