Feb - May 2015

Friday, 10 April 2015

Chunky Monkey cal stage 4 posted


Just stage 5: the border to do now, hope you are all enjoying the cal...number 2 cal is well on its way.
A cushion and throw using this pattern below..its an old pattern that has been remodelled and turned into a cushion front with a no sew back to it


Wednesday, 1 April 2015

New/Old 12 petal fllower

Remember this 12 petal flower from 2009?....

........a 2015 version, one in Wendy Silk/Cotton and one in Aztec Alpaca

The old version was in Two strands of Acrylic

One finger wrap of 4 wraps.
Round 1: in yellow, Ch3 counts as first dc and ch1 sp, 1dc, ch1 repeat until there are 12dc and 12 sp. (12dc)

Round 2:in petal colour, ch2, 2dc, ch2 sl St into first sp, sl st, into next  sp, ch2, 2dc, ch2, sl St into same St, sl St into next St, repeat for 12 petals. Sl St to complete. (12petals)

Monday, 30 March 2015

Dealing with lots of ends with lots of colour changes

making anything in stripes means lots of colour changes and lots of ends......dealing with them can be a pain.....just chain a few stitches, and add a small circle to the end of each colour change.

For each colour change chain a few stitches...about 20 then make a small ring at the end of the ch20 by doing 9sc into the 2nd ch from the hook.
4sc one side of the 20ch sts, and 5sc the other side of the 20 ch sts, making a small ring of 10sc. Cut and weave in ends