Monday, August 19, 2019

Summer Granny Square part 2 - Baby Blanket Edition




As promised, here is part two of my Summer Granny Square project, where I show you how to make a baby blanket using the granny square posted in a previous post. this is the perfect gift for a baby born in the coming fall and winter. I hope you have fun making it, Happy crocheting!






Level: intermediate 


Sunday, August 18, 2019

Ruffled Shawlette


Small shawls are nice and easy to wear, whether during day or at night. as the star of your look, or as an accessory and warm piece that doesn't dominate your overall appearance, that is why I like them. hence, I present to you this piece; simple, elegant with gorgeous ruffled edging.





This is my second knitting trial using Lionbrand Mandala, and it really went well. This yarn is soft and easy to knit. Working with this multi-colored yarn, I found that deciding the best sequence of colors is vital to the final look; as you can see, this shawl begins with the darkest color, and ends with the lightest one (white), to give the ruffled edge a soft and light finish.

Have fun knitting and wearing this piece in the upcoming fall.


Level: intermediate 


Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Summer Granny Square


This month, I took a little break from my main knitting projects, and tried small crochet Ideas, such as this granny square. Having some left over sport cotton and acrylic sport yarn, that I am not willing to throw away, I pushed my hands to hold a hook and start a granny square this time around.

Though I don't fancy making baby blankets out of granny squares that much, because they require loads of work to assemble, on top of having to make their many parts. But, a summer should not pass by without making one, no matter what the method used in the making. 

So in this post I present my humble granny square to you. Tune in for my upcoming post, where I will show you how to make a baby blanket that has this granny square as its base.

Level: intermediate