FO Friday: Success!!! (On a very small scale)

Just a few little Finished Objects this week but I can't tell you how chuffed I am because... THEY ARE ALL CROCHET!!!!!

Firstly this Crochet Apple Jacket made from the pattern in Mollie Makes first issue. 

Of course, once I started I wanted to make another.

Here's a "Manly" adjustable one too, for D's work bag - he usually complains I don't make anything for him (and has openly mocked the Apple Jacket) so let's see if he uses it *doubtful look* 

Two buttons to fit snugly over large or small fruit 

And my final one, is based on this pattern from Attic 24 - the blog that got me so excited about crochet in the first place. (I made a few little additions to fit the top of jar, detailed here.) I really wanted to make another quick crochet pattern yesterday so I scraped the jam remnants from a jar that was in the fridge and used the only suitable yarn I had (leftovers from other projects - can you spot which ones??). I'll be honest, it's a bit too 60s for my taste in these colours, but I'm sure I can find a home for it somewhere. 


I'll definitely be saving my jars to make more of these (I am already fancying the Nutella jar as a pencil holder). I know it's only a small simple start, but the fact that I've actually made some things from crochet patterns gives me confidence that I WILL be able to make some of the lovely items I have been lusting over on the crochet blogs for so long!!! Next step, the Summer Garden Granny Square

My other knitting projects are still on-going and I'm hoping to have finished my shawl for next Friday *crosses fingers*.  In the meantime, you can see lots of other people's Finished Objects by clicking the links at Tami's Amis 

Hope you have a splendiferously wonderful weekend! 
xxxxxxx

12 comments

  1. I love what you have done. How cute do the apples look with their groovy covers! The jar looks very special too. Jacinta

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  2. Yay, go you and your crocheting! You should be chuffed, they look great :D

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  3. well done! i really want to do a jar jacket for my MILs, but dont enough scraps :( and \d isnt the only one who has openly mocked the apple jacket!

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  4. @ Christine - D is now awaiting a grape balaclava too!!!!!

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  5. Great crocheting and lots of it too, I've never done any but just seen a cute beanie hat with crochet flowers on it so might have to try

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  6. well done, both look fantastic!! love the jar jacket!! what a fab idea..i have LOADS under the sink lol

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  7. Excellent! I love the apple jackets.

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  8. Your crochet projects are very cute -- congratulations on taking on a new craft & getting off to a good start with it.

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  9. I am in love with all of your FOs right now. I find apple jackets seriously adorable, and the colours and buttons you used are fabulous! I especially love the double-buttons on the blue one. And the covered jar is just lovely---I like things a bit 60s, so it tickles me. :)

    And hooray for beginning to be able to follow a crochet pattern and feel comfortable with it! It's an amazing feeling.

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  10. Aww how good are you?! I love the little apple jacket but I have to say I'm blown away with the jar jacket. Not the colours I would choose either to be honest but it is so pretty I'm sure you can forgive it for not being to your taste! Looking good lady! xx

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  11. @Natasha - back to the drawing board on your birthday gift then, eh sis??

    :-)

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