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Velvet Yarn WIP!

Hexagon Burst came to be when I decided to see how many petals I could jam onto a sunburst circle flower. Turns out you can safely cram 24 petals if you add an extra round in the center and make those sts taller with trebles (UK double-trebles). 


Such an exaggeratedly large and bold hexagon motif deserves a unique yarn, and Scheepjes* Velvet* is just that! With a saturated palette, and a super-cool color effect, this yarn makes a pattern really stand out. Perfect for Hexagon Burst! To read my full review or buy this yarn, click – HERE

By the way, I love that they named this yarn “Velvet” because it totally reminds me of those fuzzy velvet coloring posters.

click to order one and enjoy a blast from the past


More motifs as the blanket grows.. The yellow and green colors stand out so much, I decided not to use them for the center 2-round circle, only for outer petal rounds. That way I don’t get a polka-dot effect.


Can’t want to finish this up and write the freebie pattern – Hexagon Burst – to be released in mid September. This will be the first free pattern that I’m going to make in my updated system. All of my patterns – free and paid – will be getting an update!! By the end of 2017 I’m hoping that I’ll be done with every single one of them πŸ™‚ 

New patterns and updates will include:

  • Charts (yay!)
  • Updated written instruction
  • Fewer step-by-step photos, but more clarity and precision in photos and writing
  • PDF download on Ravelry, Craftsy, Etsy, and LoveKnitting – even for free patterns where possible
  • Options for both US and UK terms
  • More precise yarn information if possible 

Woohoo! Looking forward to the overhaul! Stay tuned for the Hexagon Burst FO reveal πŸ™‚

Extra WIP pics added 9/12/16!


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13 Comments

  1. Linda says

    Yay. I can’t wait. I already got my velvet yarn ready and just waiting for the pattern chart (I am marking Sept. 15 on my calendar). I am really dying to get started on this one. love all the colors they have and all your work. I am super excited her.
    You go girl.

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  2. EVA VOZIS says

    Your new pattern is AMAZING !!! Looking forward to trying it out.

    On Fri, Sep 2, 2016 at 3:03 PM, CypressTextiles wrote:

    > babylovebrand posted: “Hexagon Burst came to be when I decided to see how > many petals I could jam onto a sunburst circle flower. Turns out you can > safely cram 24 petals if you add an extra round in the center and make > those sts taller with trebles (UK double-trebles). πŸ™‚ ” >

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  3. Keelynge says

    Oh these are beautiful! Looks like I have a new yarn on my “must have” list! I love the hexies, though I have a hard time making them, myself. I think this just may be a winter project for me. Thank you!

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    • ParadiseFibers.com is US based and carries Scheepjes! I do also buy from woolwarehouse but that’s based in the U.K. So it does take longer!

      Hope that helps πŸ™‚
      RC

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