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Crochet Animation & Music Too

The last week the only thing I have seen of Donal is the back of the screen of his computer as he has been very busy extracting images and composing this little video of my crochet from the last year for me.

A video of my crochet inspiration to whet your appetite for a crochet class or a customized, themed workshop for you and your friends. Drop me a mail at irene@yarnclasses.com for details on availability!

Donal also composed and recorded the pretty tune which he gave to me to use anyway I like, he also made the animated hook too and all I can say is, I Like!

Thank you for the video Donal!

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Fingerless Freeform Crochet

I am very excited about the Freeform Crochet Workshop which I am preparing for the library in Skive in Denmark next Saturday.

I found a few odd balls of ends of yarn in my basket, picked a pallet to prepare some crochet scrumbles for the workshop but they took on a life of their own and turned into a pair of fingerless mittens. Fun, cheerful warm hands for the winter!

Freeform crochet mittens by Irene LundgaardFreeform Crochet Mittens © Irene Lundgaard 2012

I have another pallet of colours out now, rather more acute in tone, I wonder if they are going to turn themselves into anything or if I will actually have to take charge… One of the great inspirations in freeform crochet is the fact that it has a will of it’s own almost.

Note: If you would like to take part in the workshop you have to contact Skive Library directly. Details can be found here!

If you would like me to come to you and your friends/craft group and do a Crochet Freeform Workshop just drop me a mail and I will customize a day for you and we can work together to make it happen. Contact me at irene@yarnclasses.com.

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Free-form Crochet Is A Hoot

I am privileged to be a member of the Tinahely Arts Group who are invited to do an arts exhibition at the Tinahely Show this coming Monday.

A Hoot - Freeform Crochet by Irene LundgaardColourful Free-form crochet © Irene Lundgaard 2012

A Hoot - Freeform Crochet detail 1 by Irene LundgaardA Hoot - Freeform Crochet detail 4 by Irene LundgaardColourful Free-form crochet detail © Irene Lundgaard 2012

I thought I would break out the free-form hook and this is my contribution…

Note: I will offer free form crochet workshops during the autumn. Drop me a line if you are interested in participating and I will let you know when and where the classes are available: irene@yarnclasses.com

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Free Form Crochet Fun

One of the great joys of my life is when I get a chance to prepare something new for my crochet classes. Sometimes it’s just a description of a technique that needs to be smartened up a bit or it can just be new inspiration both for my pupils and for myself.

At the moment I am preparing some free-form workshops for the autumn and while I’m doing that, my current weekly classes are being introduced to this wonderful funky fun style of crochet. A style where only one’s imagination is the limit.

freeform crochet by Irene LundgaardColourful Free-form crochet © Irene Lundgaard 2012

As always I am trying hard to bring texture into the equation, texture is one of the most exciting elements of free-form, and as always, as you can see, it’s the colour that’s winning here and I have come to conclusion that I have to allow my mind be ruled by my heart on this – at least on the current piece I am working – and just go with the colours – textures do not come easily to me! I wonder if they ever will…

If I have a notion what this piece might turn into? I might, but we’ll see if my heart is in agreement…