All posts tagged: cotton 8

Colorburst Crochet Blanket Pattern: Triangle Motifs with Free Continuous Join-as-you-go Video Tutorial

Hi, y’all! Have you seen my new Ravelry ebook release, ShadeTree? Hit the pause button on this post, and go read all about the inaugural issue of the ShadeTree Artist Collaboration then come right back. Advertisements


Callie Crochet Blanket Pattern

Callie Pattern: Ravelry | Craftsy | Etsy | LoveKnitting Info: Alternate way to whip st join, instead of using the tails: YouTube Tutorial – Click here! Notions: US Size 3.25mm hook, Tapestry needle for weaving ends Gauge: Motif measures about 6.5in at widest point Measurements: Finished piece measures about 70x58in, and is easily resized by using larger gauge yarn and hook, or by making more motifs. Yarn Scheepjes “Cotton 8” (aff) (100% Cotton; 50g/170m) Color x No. of balls Yarn A: 665 Light Blue Green x 3 Yarn B: 723 Sea Green x 3 Yarn C: 508 Soft Yellow x 3 Yarn D: 722 Ochre x 4 Yarn E: 671 Rust x 3 Yarn F: 717 Bordeaux x 3 Yarn G: 657 Dark Brown x 3 Yarn H: 659 Light Brown x 4 Yarn I: 656 Beige x 4 Calliope or simply “Callie” was born from an idea I had in August 2017 to make a floral hexagon with thin petals and an ornate texture. At that time I was working with my Fresh Earth …

Sunshine Blanket – Tada!

Ta-daaaaa! This post has to be short and sweet as I am off to do a science project with my middle daughter, but i just had to show you all my latest FO. It. Has. Pompoms. On this overcast winter day, I present to you the happiest, most Springy-est, pastel-icious Blanket you could imagine. And it’s pint-sized! 26x34in to be exact. During the progress pic posts on social media, I got a lot of positive feedback on this color combination and on the design of the blanket itself, which is so great and unexpected! I think the draw was the perfect little center circle, or at least that’s what I love about the motif. So playful! Related links: Pastel Palette yarny post Shop this yarn* WIP post Free pattern Scheepjes website My blogger page! Warning: Gratuitous yarn photo ahead!! * This post contains affiliate links, and Shopping through them costs nothing additional and supports my content. Affiliate links are better than guacamole! They don’t cost extra!

Some Seriously Sunshiny Days

Hi, y’all! So this has been a WIP for about 2 months now and I’m finally able to show you a decent amount of work… I’ve been addicted to Spring colors lately so don’t mind this off-season palette.. [Related – Shop this yarn! LoveCrochet: US*, WoolWarehouse: UK*] I’m using Scheepjes | Cotton 8 yarn for this project. Read more about how I chose this color palette on the yarny blog post. Cotton 8 is a fingering weight yarn, which I thought I would not enjoy, but it turns out I’ve really grown fond of these tiny motifs, so I think I’ll be making more small gauge patterns. For this yarn I used a size 3.25mm (D) hook. Coming from a long history of worsted weight with a size 6.5mm (K) hook, that’s saying a lot! (Side note: Don’t you feel like when you switch back and forth between large and small hooks, the large hook feels a bit like crocheting with a log?? Maybe just me lol) Alert – we have pompoms in the house… …