As you can see from my previous posts, I love animal motif cushions. This time a dog and a cat have decided to join the fun, being jealous of the cute cushion menagerie 🙃
For crocheters here’s the really sweet dog toy cushion free pattern by Sue Penrod
and here’s his pal Полоскин (Poloskin) the striped knit-cat 🙂
complete with picture tutorial by Елена Максудова (Elena Maxudova aka Aneliya), which I came across via Russian blogs.
Crafty parents, please enjoy !
There’s a little less than two weeks left from today until Orthodox Christmas Day on January 7th, which is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, Russian, Serbian, Greek and other Eastern Orthodox Churches in the world, including the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Italy and the Orthodox Church of Japan.
There’s a fairly well written and quite interesting short article by telegraph.co.uk and last years festivities report with *pictures by IBT, (*incl. Belgrade , where you can read some more about these traditions.
For those of you who are still (or non-stop!) busy knitting, here’s an adorable last minute gift idea by Schachenmayr with free pattern in English.
My blog stats recently recorded visits from Russia with the search term туфельки пинетки детские (baby booties, slippers). I love animal motifs and I really love these. Continue reading Teddy 🐻 Bear Baby Slippers
by Viktoria Haack Photography.
Lovely pictures that bring back sweet memories of childhood.
Found via Russian knitting blogs.
by Phildar (1114 x 1600)
A cute idea for a lovely baby blanket with colourful bobbles, easy to make even if you can’t do the bobble stitch.
by Russian crochet artist Svetlana Zabelina (Светлана Забелина ). Just a few of her really cute bookmarks: