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Every time I look at this yarn rainbow the very sight of it makes me soooooooo happy!!! Isn't happy colour a wonderful, wonderful thing? I think so, I really do, I feel like I can gaze at these colours and absorb all the vibrant, happy brightness into my soul and feel the warmth radiating. Simple pleasures..... I've had this Sunny yarn in my yarn bag for many months now, 18 shades of Summer Sunshine looking radiant right there. Some of the colours individually could be quite tricky to work with (bright in-your-face Citron, I'm looking at you here!) You can see in the above photo that I had already chosen the colour order for the first set of stripes - this is a great method if you are making a striped blanket with random colour order. I love it when a stripy blanket reaches the length when you think it could possible make a pretty good scarf. These stripy rows of "granny trebles" are so easy, so relaxing and so meditative, addictive too. .....oooooo, rather suddenly finished! ♥ 1. ♥ 2.

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Petite Purls Blog Today I will tell you about our sponsors from the Marketplace: Three Fates Yarn and Pollika. Three Fates Yarn is owned and operated by Stephania Fregosi, who happens to be an old friend of mine from college! She offers hand-dyed, hand-painted and kettle-dyed sock yarns and fiber for knitters, crocheters and other crafters. Her colors are vibrant and she offers many different weights of yarn. Granny Triangles - my way Many of you asked me how to make the triangles for the bunting in my previous post. Some of you asked if there is a pattern for it. There might be a pattern for it in many places, as it is a very basic pattern. Same as in a granny square, but you work three sides instead of four. Here is how I make them. Ch4, sl st to first chain to form a ringFirst round

pattern headband The project is worked using short rows. To work short rows, work to the point indicated in the pattern, then turn your work around and begin working back in the other direction. Holes will form in your work at the turning points of the short rows; don't worry! This is to be expected. Do you dare to wear a granny square? I’m not sure if I’d manage a granny square evening dress…. But I’m loving the cowl I made last week and have been quite excited to show you! I must apologise for the photos, I’ve cropped them right down this week, so you can’t see the whole effect, but let me tell you, it really is lovely, I tried it on my friend to see how it looked on someone and couldn’t get it off her and back around my neck fast enough! Being that we are heading into winter at what seems like a veeeeeery fast pace right now, I’m obsessed with cowls and this I have to tell you, is the first of a series of cowl posts. Cowls are my new thing, neck warmey snuggliness without flappy ends, they are perfection.

May Roses This is my pattern for these adorable May Roses, a sweet little floral decoration for all sorts of prettifying projects. Make them into brooches, attach them to hats, bags, hair slides, cardigans. Assemble a whole bunch of them to prettify a tea cosy, a bag, a cushion. String them together to make a pretty floral garland. Stitch them to crochet triangles to make some pretty rosy bunting.

How to crochet granny ripple I am sure many of you who can crochet fairly well may not know how to crochet a granny ripple. While I was crocheting my vibrant pillow 3 I thought I would make a tutorial on granny ripple but for some reason I couldn't do it then. Here it is now. Once you get started and go in the right direction granny ripples are fun to make, but getting started is what irks me a lot. How To Crochet: Blanket Stitch By Robin Beers – 242 Comments The photo above is a baby blanket I am working on for charity. I am using a J-hook for this with worsted yarn. Decide how wide you want your blanket to be and chain the proper number in multiples of 3.

Learn to Knit - Learn to Purl - English Style Purl Stitch - Learn the Purl Stitch The purl stitch is sometimes thought of as the opposite of a knit stitch. The purl stitch is yin, the dark, shady hillside, to the knit stitch's yang, the bright, flat open space. It might seem like a strange metaphor, but it's actually pretty accurate. Even the look of the knit and purl stitches bears this out: the purl stitch is a raised loop, while the knit stitch is a flat half-V.

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