When I designed my Double Chevron Lace Scarf Pattern, I needed a warm, machine washable, fingering weight yarn with good stitch definition to highlight the lace pattern. I wanted the stitch pattern to shine. I didn’t want to use a multicolored yarn that would distract from the stitch pattern, but I didn’t exactly want a solid colored yarn, either. I decided to try Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering in the Kettle Dyed Delphinium colorway, which seemed to be just what I was looking for. It was the perfect yarn for my scarf. In fact, I loved it so much that I bought several more skeins (and will probably buy more in…
My 2015 “12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge” is finished! Let’s revisit the year’s afghan projects.
My December afghan is finished! I am so excited to be finished with the challenge!
For my December Afghan, I am finally using my favorite colorway of Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn.
I had so much fun making this afghan! This design was inspired by the “Trip Around the World” quilt pattern.
I am using Bernat Super Value yarn to crochet my Granny Square creation!
This month, I am trying a yarn I have never used before. Bernat Super Value is a worsted weight acrylic, similar in quality to [easyazon_link identifier=”B0017342OY” locale=”US” tag=”yayforyarn-20″]Red Heart Super Saver[/easyazon_link], but a bit softer. I can’t wait to get started on this afghan so I can see what this yarn is like.
I made this polka dot afghan in chocolate brown and light purple, but it would look great in other colors as well.
Can you guess what I am going to do with these squares?
For August, I am going to crochet an adorable baby blanket in soft purple and chocolate brown.