Month: February 2014

DIY Yarn Kit: Pastel Textured Circles Blanket

DIY Yarn Kit: Pastel Palette Textured Circles Blanket A sweet and simple combination of quality easy-care yarn and all materials to begin and complete my Textured Circles blanket in a 36×36″ size. Beautifully packaged and perfect as a gift for a loved one or to treat yourself! 🙂 Included in kit: 1 – Textured Circles pattern via email 12 – Colors plenty of Easy care quality light worsted and DK yarn – All 12 colors are pictured 10 – Balls white for the join and border – this white is very pure and crisp 1 – Size I (5.5mm) Crochet hook aluminum 1 – Size J (6.0mm) Crochet hook aluminum Packaged in kraft economic box – perfect for gifting All included yarn is easy-care (machine wash/dry delicate) acrylic very high quality and lush soft. I use it for baby items, all the way up to adult size blankets. It is truly beautiful and I am proud to offer it in this kit. 36×36″ blanket has 9 large motifs I have provided 2 sizes of hook …

Weaving Ends: A Guide!

Hello, y’all! Recently I have had a few requests to know how I weave in my ends for a project that has so many color changes. Since I handle my yarn ends differently depending on their stitch situation, I’ll give all of my darning advice here in one post. A guide to weaving ends! This is just how I do it… Of course there are many ways, and doing a YouTube search will prove very fruitful. So let’s get started! I’m using the Textured Circles square for this demonstration because the stitches are so varied that it has all of my end-weaving technique possibilities. Below is Round 1 completed of my TC pattern. It is basically the first round of any motif, could be a square or a circle; it doesn’t matter. You have 2 yarn ends to think about at any given color round. That center tail is hanging, and the working yarn end tail is about to be cut a little shorter. When I work with one strand worsted, I make my tails …