Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Crocheted Leaves - for the Naked Branch -

This free pattern has moved! You can find this free pattern and more here: 

www.mamachee.com




30 comments:

  1. Love this and the story. I may make one as well to be reminded of all we have.

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  2. Love this! I cut a birch branch and stuck it in a glass vase with soem rocks! Its happy little green leaves are so cherry against the snowy outside! I may have to do this in Ava's room somewhere!

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  3. Tara, this is the best! I can't wait to do it!! I tried to do a leaf right now, and they are EASY!! So when I have more time, I'll make a whole bunch and find my needy branch :D

    Thanks so much!

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  4. Ohh, that is FAB! I have some empty branched that can use some of those leaves! Will definately make some, Tara! Thanks so much for taking the time to put this together! :)

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  5. Wow this is WONDERFUL! The yarn is gorgeous - the idea is priceless! Your photos are amazing.

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  6. What a great idea, story and project! Just what the world needs right now! (And always...)

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  7. one of the prettiest leaves I've seen! Thanks for the pattern...and the lesson! :)

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  8. I am somewhat new to crocheting. What do you mean by "Working now on the opposite side of foundation ch"???

    BTW, I love your site and your creations. They are adorable!

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  9. Hey Linda M,
    Hard question to answer over a post but I'll do my best ( :
    Go ahead and work the leaf pattern, when you work all those stitches into the last stitch of your foundation chain - it should have wrapped you around so that you are pretty much facing the "opposite side of foundation ch" - so you should be able to easily just continue crocheting around the foundation chain (like running around an oval shape)
    I hope that makes sense ( :

    Tara

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  10. This is absolutely the cutest and most clever thing! I love it!!! And the little lesson is a perfect touch too! Thank you! :o)

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  11. Thanks for the pattern, I love the leaves and I love your blog. I'm a Jackie Chan fan too!

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  12. What a beautiful idea! Thank you so much for sharing.

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  13. That is so utterly stinkin' cute! Thank you!

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  14. Hey! I really really love your work, which is why I got really angry on your behalf when I saw this post http://twogirlsbeingcrafty.blogspot.com/2011/03/colorful-crocheted-leaf-branch.html

    This person just copied your idea and tried to pass it off as her own! I don't know if you want to do anything about it; but I just thought I'd let you know.

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  15. This is absolutely beautiful! Your story is also beautiful and makes one think of what is really important, thank you for the inspiration!

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  16. I was inspired by your pattern and made some leaves which coordinate with the colors in my living room carpet. Thanks!

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  17. Tara, you have come up with an absolutely wonderful idea! I'm in need of a very unique birthday present for a very special 7 year old little girl who is so creative & color-inspired. This will be the perfect gift for her! I'm thinking of spray painting the branch in a soft pink, then using as many different shades of pink yarn as I can find for the leaves. Then I can personalize a vase with her name & further decorate it. She has had to share a very, very tiny bedroom with her 2 younger brothers until now; & all she has ever wanted for her birthdays was a little space of her own. So that's what her parents have done, turned a small utility room into a bedroom for her - & I think this will be a perfect gift for her to put in a personalized space of her own. I even thought about taking tiny little clothespins & clipping them on to some of the branches with a rolled up dollar bill here & there. I'm so appreciative of your generosity in making this a free pattern available to your readers. Thank you, Tara! :-) Lisa in Lake O., Oregon

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  18. I can't make it..please give me tutorial with the first step.. I really want to make like this..

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  19. Beautiful¡¡¡, I will do one of them in order to remainded to love

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  20. thanks thanks!!! kisses from Argentina!
    Lau, bulubu.blogspot.com

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  21. Just discovered this - I have a ton of needy little branches!! Consider it done!

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  22. love it so cute and easy and such a great message

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  23. Hi Tara,

    thank u so much for this lovely idea and pattern! I put my decorated branch in a vase and it looks so pretty, it makes me smile every time i see it :)

    Best wishes from Vienna, Austria
    Martina

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  24. Hi!
    Thanks so much for posting this pattern! It's super cute!

    I used the leaf pattern to add a leaf to an orange fruit that I crocheted. It's here if you're interested in seeing.
    http://lovingtoyarn.wordpress.com/2013/04/22/amigurumi-orange/

    Thanks again!

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  25. precioso muy linda las hojitas

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  26. Very helpful as a base for a leaf edging I was having trouble with. Appreciate that it's still up.

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  27. Nice:))) Many interesting tutorials on http://sheruknitting.com/

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