I actually made this shawl all in one day. I made it while I was at the Purl's Yarn Emporium spring knitting retreat in Black Mountain North Carolina. There were three skeins of this yarn on the gift table so I used it with a 5 mm hook and worked up this basic shawl all... Continue Reading →
Finished this commissioned capelet
i used two kinds of yarn for this (see photos). sorry, no pattern - just made it up based on a previous one i made. enjoy!
Well, it was a surprise - and now that the surprise is over, I decided I really don't like this yarn color which is Yarn Bee's arctic blue. I like the texture of it but just not the color mixture. It's kind of like a weird camouflage... I would like this yarn a lot more... Continue Reading →
First Crocheted Shawl
For this shawl, i of course, used no pattern! 🙂 I started out with just a basic granny stitch that spread out from the center till i thought it was big enough. It measures 54" at the top (where i did a basic shell stitch) and 29" down the middle/back of the shawl. I used... Continue Reading →
I just finished a shawl for my mom. I used Lion Brand Homespun yarn great plains color which makes a really nice color blend. I crocheted it with a R crochet hook and used a half double stitch through the back loop which makes a really open, springy ribbed stitch.