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I love these, what a great way to use up extra yarn. I love to read and am a firm believer that you can never have too many bookmarks

Thanks Zen Garden Angel

zengardenangel

I had some lovely green cotton yarn left over from my bags project and wanted to use the rest up. So I crocheted this little round box and a few tatted bookmarks.

The top and bottom of the box are doubles. 4 circles are used and then a small border or side/middle. It’s like having a thicker base by using 2 rounds sewn together. And the double one’s for the top of the box are great for keeping whatever treasures are inside, safe from falling out. 🙂  I sew half of each round on the top with a whip stitch. Then I tuck one full circle on the inside and the other for the cover.  I am using the little bit of yarn left over to make a tassel and I’ll add that to the box later.

The shuttles in the picture are of my own making and design. I…

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About The Crocheting Mom

I live in Maine with my husband and our four children. I am a stay at home Mom and I enjoy being able to spend time with my kids after years of working full time. I enjoy being creative and designing my own unique items. When my youngest daughter was born I started making a lot of hats and love to come up with new things to make. I have a store My Little Cuties Hats on Etsy where I make crocheted hats and accessories for babies and children.

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