Irish Crochet Motif – Greek Vases – Amphora Pattern


great idea….

Originally posted on Crochet Thread:

Ancient Greek terracotta vases with all their intricate geometric patterns and art work depicting myths and legends as well as daily life have long fascinated scholars. There are 12 basic shapes indicative of their intended use; some fulfilling a wider range of functions such as storage vessels for food, beverages, or health and beauty ingredients; even funerary urns and offerings. Over time potters and artisans greatly expanded upon the basic shapes to create a plethora of style, many on display in local museums, each unique in appearance and decoration.

4 Crochet Greek VasesIrish Crochet Motif
Greek Amphora
by Ann Reillet

  • Material:
    US20 crochet thread
    US8 (1.5mm) hook
    Scissors and needle (for weaving in tail)
  • Pattern:
    Rnd 1: ch 4, 12 dc in 4th ch from hook, join to 1st dc
    Rnd 2: ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in same, *1 dc in next, 2 dc in next, *repeat around, join…

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Award- Βραβείο

After only 4 months at WordPress, Xirotexnoirini has been nominated to the Liebster Award.


Thank you Irenedesing2011, check her nice website out too:

The Liebster Award is given to up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers.

-Each nominee must link back the person who nominated them. ☑

-Answer the 10 questions which are given to you by the nominator. ☑

-Nominate 10 other bloggers for this award who have less than 200 followers. ☑

-Create 10 questions for your nominees to answer. ☑

-Let the nominees know that they have been nominated by going to their blog and notifying them. ☑

My answers for Irene’s questions:

1.Why did you start blogging?

i start blogging because i like to communicate ideas to other people

2.What is the perfect vacation for you and why?

i prefer beeing by the sea because i feel great.

3.Are you creative and how?

i always make something. i like trying new things.

4.Are you satisfied with your life, as it is now?


5.Do you have dreams and what do you do to realize them?

i have dreams and i try to make them trew.

6.What does fashion means to you?

i like seeing fashion and i follow want i prefer

7.Which kind of jewelry do you like and wear?

i like bracelet’s

8.Do you like animals and what kind?

i like dogs but i don’t care about kinds.

9.What do you do to live healthy?

i walk every day.

10.What is the perfect life for you?

the life i live now.

Thanks again to Irene desing, and I hope you enjoy my blog!

My nominees are:


dear diary, today i made

merketta- handicrafts

alexandra’s accessories

seasccapdesings 2013

vijolcenne creations

my personal photo blog

marrianna m.

la linda art studio


My questions for you are

1. what do you like to do in your spare time?
2. do you prefer sea or mountain?
3. why do you prefer making things in your free time?
4. do you use recycled materials?
5. do you like nature?
6. have you ever come to Greece and where?
7. which is tour favorite food?
8. walking or driving?
9. do you like travelling?
10. do you live in a city or in a village?

Thanks again Irene for nominated my blog.