Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Christmas in July

Updating my blog... Did this in July. 

Pattern: http://eyeloveknots.blogspot.com/2017/03/april-granny-spiration-challenge.html 

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

Mods: 
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.
Pattern: http://zootyowlcards.blogspot.com/2014/11/fireworks-doily-mandala.html 
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.

Pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/snappy-stripe-hat
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.
Pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hexy

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









Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Movie Night Cocoon Cardi






Pattern: http://www.twoofwands.com/blog/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
Hook
5.5 mm (I)

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

Pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fernanda 

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


Pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/boston-washcloth 

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:

YARN CAKES

Caron Cakes

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

Lion Brand Mandala

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

Premier Sweet Roll

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

Bernat Pop

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

Herrschners Pastry Puff Yarn

Sold at Herrschners online
228 yards
Acrylic/Wool
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
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/half-granny-square-shawl 

Hook 5.5 mm (I)

Yarn
Premier Yarns Sweet Roll
How much?
2 skeins = 490.0 yards (448.1 meters), 280 grams
Colorway
16 Gelato pop
Dye lot
6686



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.