So…. I have managed to finish up 2 of my previous WIPS!
The main one i finished was my block stitch blanket! I loooooove the finished effect of this stitch but boy oh boy were there some ends to sew in!! 😱
I settled for a very simple border of a round of treble crochet in the grey just to finish it off!
Doesn’t the pink just pop in this one! 💕
Secondly I have managed to finish up this adorable crochet cactus 🌵
The pattern for this can be found on Ravelry (just search Flo & Dot cactus)
I have also managed to add another WIP to my list…. I started a gorgeous waffle stitch blanket by following a youtube video by the lovely Bella Coco – Link for the video is here.
This one is so far all in grey, i’m planning on adding a splash of colour in the border.
I just love how this stitch works up, it comes out beautifully squishy!
I have been thinking about freshening up my living room, the walls and sofa are already mid grey with oak flooring, a grey rug and a mix of white and oak furniture.
Its just a bit boring now, so I want to introduce shades of mustard, teal and maybe plum so I got out my yarn pegs and had a play!!
my first option is……
Colours are Stylecraft Special DK in – Emperor, Graphite, Sunshine, Teal and Silver.
Love this combo but though that the sunshine maybe a bit too bright yellow, sooooo dig around in the yarn pegs a bit more and…….
Think I love this combo even more, these ones are Stylecraft Special DK in the colours – Silver, Emperor, Gold, Teal & Graphite 💜
Right, off to the shops soon in search of cushions etc!! 😄
Well HAPPY NEW YEAR Peeps!! hope you all had a good one.
Its been a while since I last wrote a post but since then I have been working on loads of things!
I whipped up the hessian and pom pom wreath for Christmas and then got requests from Mum and Sis wanting one each too!
I made the puff stitch beanie following this tutorial I made mine slightly less slouchy but nothing as many rows before closing and adding a cute pom pom.
The Ripple blanket was a request by the hubby! he picked his own colours, this is following the fab tutorial on Attic 24 blog and can be found here. All the yarn is Stylecraft special DK and I used Cream, Grey, Emperor & Empire.
The blue striped blanket is one I made up as I went along! I did even rows of treble (UK) crochet in three shades of blue broken up by the beige colour. This one was gifted to my newborn Nephew, Harley, born in September. The yarn colours I used on this one were Stylecraft Special DK in Parchment, Aster, Cloud Blue & Denim.
It’s not really the weather for hats at the moment but as I have a brand new niece I thought I’d expand my crochet knowledge and make a cute hat for her along with an appliqué flower!
The patterns I followed were:
Stitch n ting simple crochet baby hat
Bella coco easy crochet flower video
I used grey yarn from the WI range at hobbycraft which is beautiful and soft to work with, the pink was from some oddments I was given so not sure which brand.
Both tutorials were super easy to follow and I’m pleased with how the hat turned out, can’t wait to see what it looks like on little one 💕