Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Christmas in July

Updating my blog... Did this in July. 


Granny Square Christmas Gift Bags

I decided two bags is good for now and this pattern. 
I made one larger. 
Took almost one skein for both. 
I crochet lose.

Hook 5.5 mm (I)
Yarn Red Heart Super Saver Multis / Prints
1 skein = 244.0 yards (223.1 meters), 198 grams
Colorway 979 Mistletoe

White Fireworks Mandala Doily

Row 2: dc cluster. 
Row 4: end with ch 1, dc in to of beg ch 3. 
Row 5: dc cluster, ch 10. 
Row 12/ edging: major modifications.
The one on the blocking mats is truer to color. It’s white thread.
Hook 3.75 mm (F)
Yarn Red Heart Fashion Crochet Thread (Size 3)
1.3 balls = 162.5 yards (148.6 meters)
Colorway 201 White

Snappy Hat

Used two strand together. Stash yarn.
After the last increase, I just worked in rounds without joining.

Hook: Size J
Caron Simply Soft Solids, Black
Red Heart Super Saver Blue Suede

Monday, August 7, 2017

Hexy Shawl

Easy two row repeat. Only modified the edging for mine.

Lion Brand Mandala Yarn color Spirit, 1 cake
Size H hook

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Movie Night Cocoon Cardi

26 rounds = 41 inch square.
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver in 2 skeins of Real Teal and edging in a bit of the Wildflower color (a CAL to use Red Heart yarn and make a sweater of sorts).
Hook: J

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Fernanda Shawl

Hooks & yarn
5.5 mm (I)

Premier Yarns Sweet Roll
How much?
2 skeins = 490.0 yards (448.1 meters), 280 grams
Peanut butter swirl


Thursday, May 4, 2017

Yellow and White Washcloth

I crochet loose, so I did 21 stitches. I also did a chain and sc instead of the fsc.

7 1/2 inch square

Hook 5.0 mm (H)

Yarn - Lily Sugar'n Cream Ombres
How much? 0.75 skeins = 71.3 yards (65.2 meters), 42 grams
Colorway  Daisy ombre
Color family Yellow


Labeling under "dishcloth" for easy find and it might get used as that, although it's my bathroom colors, so most likely in the bathroom. 

Yarn Cakes

Here's what I know so far:


Caron Cakes

Sold at Michael’s and online only
383 yards per 200g
Size 4 weight

Lion Brand Mandala

Sold at select Walmart’s and online only
590 yards per 150g
Size 3 weight

Premier Sweet Roll

Sold at Joann’s and online only
245 yards per 140g
Size 4 weight

Bernat Pop

Sold at select Walmart’s and online only
280 yards per 140g
Size 4 weight

Herrschners Pastry Puff Yarn

Sold at Herrschners online
228 yards
Size 4 weight

More info:

4-Medium Yarn Weight
• 70% acrylic/30% wool blend.
• 5 oz/140g/228 yd/209m ball.
• Hand wash. Imported.
• Knit gauge in st st, size 8 US (5mm) needles: 20 sts and 22 rows = 4" (10.2cm).
• Crochet gauge, size H-8 (5mm) hook: 15 sc and 19 rows = 4" (10.2cm).

Yarn Bee® Sugarwheel ™

Sold at Hobby Lobby (May?)
7 oz (198 g) skeins of 355 yds (325 m)

Monday, April 24, 2017

Sweet Roll Shawl

Half Granny Square Shawl by Anastacia Zittel 

Hook 5.5 mm (I)

Premier Yarns Sweet Roll
How much?
2 skeins = 490.0 yards (448.1 meters), 280 grams
16 Gelato pop
Dye lot

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Wedgy-Edgy Dishcloth

Wedgy-Edgy Dishcloth. Weekly CAL pattern.
For the edging, I added an extra sc in the ch spaces because it seemed to be curling, so the last round I had one less sc to skip, but I’m ok with that.