This was a quick project which I gave to my dad as a Father's Day present. When a friend found an extra large Bodum french press in perfect condition at a garage sale, my husband had the great idea of giving it to my dad. However, it was missing the wrap which keeps the coffee hot. My dad has always been impressed with my crochet projects, but I have never made him anything. A crocheted french press cozy was the perfect homemade touch to the gift!
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Friday, June 10, 2011
this tutorial. A few days later, and my husband and I have a new rug. My husband has named it "Jean Valjean", pronounced without the French accent of course, as he finished reading Les Miserables at the same time I finished the rug. Here's my own version of a tutorial on how to make this rug: