Like sewing?

Well you’ll love this news: the Vintage Patterns Wiki has released more than 83,500 patterns of pre 1992, out of print patterns for all to use.

The browsable collection runs the gamut from Dynasty-inspired pussy bow power suits to Betty Draper-esque frocks featuring models in white gloves to an 1895 boys’ Reefer Suit with fly-free short trousers.

Visitors can narrow their search to focus on a particular garment, designer or decade.

If you click these links, you can see patterns from the following decades: 1920s1930s1940s1950s1960s1970s, and 1980s.

The movie star collection is particularly fun. (Flattering or no, I’ve always wanted a pair of Katharine Hepburn pants…)










You can also sort by garment type. You’ll find everything from lingerie to raincoats, wedding dresses to maternity wear, all with vintage flair.

Even rapper MC Hammer makes an appearance, with his famous harem pants.

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An important part of the Balkan culture is its ethno heritage, the rich and unique tradition of countries that is reflected in the customs and values ​​that are characteristic ones for this region only.

Ancient customs, rituals and beliefs still live in the Balkans today, especially in smaller and rural areas.

Some traditions have never vanished and many are special features of the Balkan countries.

National instruments, games, costumes, old crafts, legends, myths and customs protect the tradition from oblivion, and if you want to get to know the spirit of the people, it is best to start from a rich ethnic heritage.

Today we present  the first in a series of galleries of the ethno motives of the Balkans.

Etno motivi Balkana

Etno motivi Balkana

Etno motivi Balkana

Etno motivi Balkana

Etno motivi Balkana

Etno motivi Balkana

Etno motivi Balkana

Etno motivi Balkana

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Etno motivi Balkana



Crochet Waffle Stitch is the stitch of the week. This stitch is beautiful in a single color yarn. But, it when worked in rows of graduating colors, or in alternating colors, it really comes it to it’s own as a visual masterpiece.

This tutorial comes with step by step written instructions. There is also access to a photo tutorial guide.

I have also included a great step by step video of the waffle stitch crochet pattern. I find it easier to follow a video tutorial, and see how it is down then read and follow the written pattern.

I’m sure that you will love to have this crochet stitch in your repertoire, whatever resource you decide to use.

This DIY waffle stitch crochet potholder is modern, stylish and really fun to make. The leather handle comes from a reused belt.

Waffle stitches make the potholder a bit thicker and sturdier, which is great when handling hot pans and baking trays. Pattern and step by step tutorial further down in this blog post.

Waffle Stitch Crochet Patterns
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Waffle Stitch Crochet Patterns

Get ready to learn something new and try it out with the Waffle Stitch Crochet Pattern. The waffle stitch is great to have in your arsenal of different stitches. It has a beautiful texture and is great for a granny square pattern or even a crochet dishcloth.

You’ll get to try out your newly learned crochet stitch by crocheting a square pattern with it. You’ll be a pro at the waffle stitch in no time with this excellent crochet waffle stitch tutorial. Then, once you’ve learned it, you can make more squares or an entire unique afghan.


Waffle Stitch Crochet Patterns


Click here for the free crochet pattern

Waffle Stitch Crochet Patterns

Waffle Stitch Crochet PatternsWhen it comes to crochet baby blanket pattern, you don’t need to go over the top to create a classic blanket. Just let this Baby Blue Waffle-ghan show you. With one simple color, you’ll crochet an easy crochet baby blanket full of texture. With a waffle-like appearance, this pattern immediately becomes timeless. Pick a color for the gender or to match the nursery and you’re ready to go. Create a future heirloom with this simple pattern.

Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook

Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)


  • Bernat® Baby Coordinates (140 g / 5 oz; 355 m / 388 yds) 48128 Soft Blue 4 balls
  • Size 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

Measurement: Approx 36 x 45 ins [91.5 x 114.5 cm].

Gauge: 13 sts and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pattern.


Ch 3 at beg of row counts as dc.

For detailed instructions visit next link

Waffle Stitch Crochet Patterns

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