Treasures from the Queensland Beaches and Rockpools - Crochet Patterns for Bookmarks and Motifs

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This pattern series includes pdf patterns to be worked in a 4ply, (size 10 thread) and include scallops, pipi, baby sweetip, large and small periwinkles and the spanner crab. I had a fun time designing these which would look fantabulous as appliques on summer items.

My memories of summer as a child include searching for treasures on the beach and in the rockpools of the Queensland Coast. As a kid we would always go to the Sunshine Coast or Stradbroke Island, or to my Grandma who lived on the Esplanade of Moreton Bay. I would always come home with buckets of shells. My brothers and I would try and catch the little fish that got stranded in the rockpools or lagoons at the beach. I designed the little fish to use a minimum of thread.

The scallop shell, and the pipi are bi valve shells that are quite common. If you walk along the beach and squish you toes in the sand you can find them. Fisherman use the flesh of the pipi for bait.
Periwinkles have a nice spirally shell. These patterns include both a large and small version. The spanner crab is a Queenland delicacy. He has large claws like a spanner.

Instructions are provided in both Australian/ English and American terms. Patterns will be emailed to you in a pdf format. There are no shipping costs.
Materials used include 4ply crochet cotton with a 1.75 (5 steel)hook, or 20 thread with a 1.00mm (10 steel).

Make your own novel bookmarks, or motifs to be used on clothing, home decor items or accessories.

All designs are fair dinkum original and are protected by copyright. Please do not reproduce my patterns or images by any means. While I am happy for you to make these for personal use, gifts and charity fundraising,(but not to be sold on the web), do not sell to make a personal profit. (c) crochetroo 2006

    Average review
    Good clear instructions
    Oct 13, 2017 by Ann Thackray
    Great for anyone doing seashore designs
    Jan 19, 2016 by Marcia Brown
    Looking forward to future projects with these cute designs - especially the shells.
    Jun 2, 2015 by dandjwallace
    May 30, 2013 by A fellow maker
    Thanks! ;)
    May 23, 2013 by A fellow maker

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