All posts tagged: bobbles

Hearthside Blanket: A Bohemian Beauty

Kaelyn of iiirdwind (on Etsy, Instagram, Facebook) has graciously finished her eye-catching sample blanket to test my free Hearthside pattern, and what a beauty! She has also provided all of the breathtaking photos for this post. Thank you, Kaelyn!  When Scheepjes added solid colors to their Secret Garden line, I positively had to have all of them. And what’re a bunch of solid colors missing? A bunch of variegated colors of course. More is more and less is a bore, right?!? (Shop Secret Garden: LoveKnitting (US), WoolWarehouse (UK), KnottyHouse (CA) ❤️)* You can read about my love for Secret Garden yourself, but I will say it’s like working with a special handspun yarn. Every stitch is a joy, and I cannot wait to release this free pattern to you lovely lot. It’s nearly done! For now, enjoy these gorgeous photos of Kaelyn’s Hearthside blanket.  Pre-edging My absolute favorite photo of Hearthside, ever: And lounging on the backyard fence: Here she is with the red and purple bobble edge. Totally honored to have the bohemian beauty …

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Cottontail Blanket Free Pattern

My Cottontail Blanket patterns calls for a super squishy bulky yarn – Scheepjes Roma Big* – which is worked up into a cute and simple piece featuring rows of plush bobbles that look like little bunny tails.  All of these gorgeous photos and the sweet blanket are by the talented Iris Dongo of SouthernBelleCrochet.com.  See all related posts for more info!  The free pattern is available on Ravelry in PDF format – Go get the pattern, and have fun! 😁❤️❤️ Free Pattern available on Ravelry.com

Hearthside Blanket: The WIP that I never want to end.

Seriously. I’ve had some convos recently about how quick I am to frog something that’s just not doing it for me, so y’all know I cannot stand having WIPs laying around… But this yarn is so fun to work with, I had to jump into a project knowing full well I’d have to promptly cast it aside.  At least the play time was fun!! Read my full review of Scheepjes Secret Garden, and see for yourself how beautiful it is. I describe it as a sort of thick and thin tweed.. and it has all these marly bits. Every stitch is a surprise 🙂  Maybe the most fun part of this WIP (and  also the saddest… but really the funnest!) is the fact that I sent all the yarn off to a lovely member of my NEW CypressTextiles Tester Tribe! I’ll have the page introducing everyone up and running soon.  Now Robyn Axelrod is testing the pattern, and for that I am so thankful. Her work is really beautiful and I know she has a …