Crochet Pattern Directory
Welcome to Camelia's blog Crochet & Knit Design Heaven.
Camelia Shanahan is an Irish based knitwear designer and creator of Meli Bondre Knitwear, a collection of quirky crochet and knitwear. Camelia has won a few accolades with her unique designs, including the acclaimed RDS National Crafts Competition.
Crochet & Knit Design Heaven is the place where she intends to share some of her design ideas and hopes you'll be inspired by her work.
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CROCHET PATTERNS (Crochet Flower Pattern #158 Rhododendron ponticum) – 365 Crochet Flowers Bouquet Project
Rhododendron Ponticum crochet flower Rhododendron is an evergreen or deciduous shrub in the heath family (Ericaceae) which can grow as high as 20 metres. It bears shiny, elliptical leaves, dark green above and light green below. Rhododendrons form dense thickets covering … Continue reading
Showcase – Ireland’s Creative Expo (19th to 22nd January, RDS – Dublin) at its 38th edition and with over 400 exhibitors has attracted buyers from 26 countries around the world. They were all keen to discover unique, design-led products in fashion, knitwear, crafts, gifts … Continue reading
Irish Daisy crochet flower pattern The following crochet flower pattern is an antique Irish crochet motif from Priscilla Irish Crochet Book No.1, published by The Priscilla Publishing Co., Boston, Massachusetts in 1912. This is an Ad I have already posted my … Continue reading
I have recently launched the new Meli Aran Accessories Collection at Showcase 2013 , Ireland's Creative Expo in the RDS – Dublin. This year I have expanded my range including crochet hats, felted crochet bags, handloomed scarves with crochet embelishments and some innovative items, such … Continue reading
CROCHET PATTERNS (Crochet Flower Pattern #156 Rocky Mountains Zinnia) – 365 Crochet Flowers Bouquet Project
About Zinnia This is an Ad Zinnia is a popular garden flower from the daisy family. It is an annual or perennial plant native to southwest US to South America. Zinnia grandiflora, also known as Rocky Mountains zinnia has … Continue reading