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Mango vlaai something... by Vampyratekitty
Mango vlaai something...
It was supposed to be a mango pie with creamfilling, but the filling didn't set. By now I figured out what went wrong, but back then, well, I didn't.  Oh well
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Caramel pear pie by Vampyratekitty
Caramel pear pie
The idea was to make a pear pie like I make my applepies, but without the cinnamon. I'd pour over the caramel over the pear and then bake it, so the pear bits would be covered n a thick toffee like fudgy caramel...stuff. Didn't work out that way though. The pears were more ripe than I'd thought so they gave off a bit more juice than expected. Nevertheless; the caramel got infused in the juice and pear and it's awesome nommsomeness all around!  I'll try again to make the caramel-fudge-pie some time soon as I've got quite some pears left and a couple of them still hanging from my tree also. But for now I've got this nommyness =^.^=
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Voodoo pincushion by Vampyratekitty
Voodoo pincushion
All ready for halloween, but quite handy and cute too ^.^ Although I've been told little Jack here is kinda creepy...
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Knitters Wreath by Vampyratekitty
Knitters Wreath
It's been hanging around for ages, but I always forgot to take a picture XD
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An entry about circular vests, both crochet, knitting or sewing. Are they in or out, are they hot or not? Well, who cares!

Wether they're trending or old news; the internet does not forget. If you search google or pinterest or whatever medium you'd like to use, for crochet vest, knitting afghan, granny's, flowers or circles; you come across this marvel of creativity. Those pictures or tutorials and patterns may be a week old or three years old, but they are still abundantly represented in the creative corners of the internet.

And why not? They're pretty basic but can be made as difficult and intricate as you'd like, there's patterns for both beginners and experts, knitters, sewers and crocheting folk, the possible variations in colour conbinations are endless, and should you not find a pattern you like or fit; make your own! Make a circle, cut or leave out two holes just above the center fold for your arms at back width, and tadam! A vest is born. I don't care if they're old or not; they're amazing!

It won't be a suprise to you that I am in fact making one myself right now. Why I haven't up till now, I don't know. I've started with a simple granny-circle with straight up sleeves, but I'd love to try one with more flowery and lacy patterns, or one with snowflakes! Then again, I'd love to do a gazillion projects, and have about half that amount of ongoing projects lying around, waiting to be finished...

Anyway; Circles are awesome, don't ever hold back from making something just because it's not 'hip' or whatever, and create whatever you feel like!


Cherios!
  • Mood: Pirate
  • Listening to: Masterchef Australia on the background
  • Reading: About serialkillers and vampyre myths
  • Watching: Masterchef Australia
  • Playing: With yarn, and lots of it!
  • Eating: Mice! (candy, of course)
  • Drinking: Tea, by the bucketload

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Vampyratekitty
Deirdre
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Netherlands
I love Knitting, Baking, Cooking, Sewing, and sometimes also Painting and Drawing. I love Pyrates, Cats, Rats and pretty much anything Edible, and also I'm a Bookworm. Anything else? Just ask me =^.^=
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Faliona Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the fav That weekend feeling 
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Vampyratekitty Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yay, me too! :giggle:
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Ravenmist88 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014
Yay a new watcher. ^^ :')
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CakeUpStudio Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014
thank you for faving one of my sweets a while ago :dance:
may the Llama I offer in return remind you of my gratitude if you ever decide to +fav any of my other works in the future since I won't be spaming you with more 'thank you' notes Hug  but I'm always happy to answer comments or questions if you have any :D
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Rea-the-squirrel Featured By Owner May 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist

Thank you for the :+fav:! :)

If you like yummy pictures, check out my other food photographies here -> rea-the-squirrel.deviantart.co… :dance:

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TheEmeraldStitch Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the fav! ^_^
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Narmita08 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconfavthankyouplz: and happy Easter ^_^
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Xaxipidudi Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the watch!
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Gwendelyn Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the :+fav:s :D
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Vampyratekitty Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome =^.^=
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CakeUpStudio Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014
thanks for faving my cake a while ago :dance:
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Thanks for the fav! Heart 
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Vampyratekitty Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you, and you're welcome!
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NevaSirenda Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks for faving my Keep Warm pattern! Enjoy!
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Thanks for the fav !
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Vampyratekitty Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome =^.^=
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Thanks for the faves love:glomp:
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thanks for faving
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:iconfavthankyouplz: ^_^
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Randalassa Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
Thanks for the fav :)
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:) :)
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Vampyratekitty Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You are very welcome =^.^=
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Marcus-ML1976 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for the fave. :)
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You're most welcome ^.^
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