It’s Fall!: Crocheted Leaf Mask

Next weekend, I’m working at a haunted corn maze,  this year selling body parts. If you haven’t visited a corn maze on a dark night, you should know that it’s a whole different experience! Anyway, it’s only a few days off and I’ve been thinking about what kind of mask to wear. I want to make it myself but didn’t want to go to a lot of trouble. And it has to be comfortable. Then I saw this wonderful creation, and can’t wait to get started! It’s reminiscent of the medieval “green man” image carved in stone in churches all over Europe. Kind of a one with nature feel, just perfect for autumn.

Green Man in wood, St Martin Candes,

Loire Valley, France


It’s Fall: Crocheted Autumn Leaves

Fall is around the corner, just up the road a little way. Thinking of fall projects yet? This pattern is listed on Crochet Memories as a “fridgie”, but I’m including it here on Dances because I can think of lots of uses for these colorful little leaves. Or even green ones. Hat or purse trims, as part of a fall table runner, napkin rings, candle rings, centerpiece components….