Floral Lace Shawl – April 2016 Release

Monica Рfloral lace shawl

With a shape reminiscent of a water lily pad, Monica will stay put elegantly on the shoulders to wrap you in cozy warmth. It can also be worn around the neck as a statement scarf. The lacy pattern works up quickly from the center out, ending with an eye-catching flower border that lends a romantic flair to this gorgeous piece.

  • Yarn: sport weight; 525 yd (480 m); Sugar Bush Bliss
  • Hook size: US size 7 (4.5mm)

To learn more about this design and to purchase, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.

Lace Border Loop Scarf – October 2016 Release

Olivia Рlace border loop scarf

Combining the beauty of romantic lace and delicately accented stockinette, Olivia offers a  feminine and elegant appeal while keeping you warm and cozy. This loop scarf is equally exquisite with tonal or solid color yarn. Alternatively, use complementary colors to accentuate the eye catching lace border for a different flair. Knitted in the round, the loop scarf can be easily adjusted in circumference and height to suit your needs.

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  • Yarn: Illimani Baby Llama
    • Single-color version: 400m/440yd
    • 2-color version: 300m/330yd for main section, plus 200m/220yd for lace section
  • Gauge: 20 sts¬†x 28 rows = 10 cm/4‚ÄĚ square in Stockinette, blocked
  • Needle¬†size: US size 6¬†(4mm) and US size 8 (5mm) – 24″ (60cm) long
  • Finished Size:¬†52″ (132cm) in¬†circumference, single-color version is 9″/23cm high while 2-color version is 10″/25.5cm high

To learn more about this design and to purchase, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.

Crochet Workshop for Jamie

Jamie РCrochet WorkShop by River City Yarns

Once again, I’m honoured and¬†delighted that my pattern has been chosen for a workshop. This time,¬†River City Yarns¬†in Edmonton, Alberta¬†is organizing¬†a crochet workshop based on¬†my Jamie vest pattern. River City Yarns¬†is owned¬†by two sisters and business partners, Barb Barone and Cynthia Hyslop. You can find more details about their wonderful store here¬†and¬†the Jamie workshop¬†here. Please also check out the blog post that Cynthia wrote, you may find some interesting information from the chat between Cynthia and me. ūüôā

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To learn more about the Jamie vest and to purchase, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.

 

Gina in Crochet One-Skein Wonders for Babies

I’ve been checking my mail¬†almost everyday for the last couple of weeks. Finally, my copy of the newly published “Crochet One-Skein Wonders for Babies”¬†is in the¬†mailbox today. ¬†I still haven’t got over the excitement — the short sleeve version of my Gina floral lace baby/child cardigan is in the book, beautifully illustrated on page 123. It’s absolutely¬†delightful to see the cardigan looking so adorable¬†on¬†the little cute model.

Thanks Gina, I wouldn’t have done it without your encouragement and help! (And yes, the little cardi is named after the wonderful Gina, my Ravelry friend.)

Crochet One-Skein Wonders for BabiesGina - floral lace baby/child cardigan

To learn more about the Gina pattern and to purchase a downloadable version with full 5 sizes, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.

CAL in Edmonds, Washington

Ava – Crochet Along in Yarn Shop

I’m honoured and delighted that¬†the¬†All Wound Up Yarn Shop in Edmonds, Washington¬†is holding a Crochet Along (CAL) for my Ava – lacy¬†shells cardigan pattern. The yarn shop is opened by Leslie and her daughter Nona nearly one year ago. ¬†Their beautiful store sample is shown in the picture¬†below. For details about the CAL, please check out their store web site here.

To learn more about the Ava cardigan and to purchase, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.

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Leaf Pattern Cowl – April 2016 Release

Debbie Рleaf pattern cowl

Designed to be deep and slightly tapered, Debbie is cozy around the neck and can also function as a hood or shoulder warmer. The eye-catching leaf pattern conjures fallen leaves and offers a delicate appeal while the bulky yarn provides warmth. Worked in the round from the bottom up, this oversized cowl knits up quickly.

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  • Yarn:¬†Illimani llama¬†328 – 437 yd (300 – 400¬†m)
  • Gauge: 15 sts x 20 rows = 10 cm/4‚ÄĚ square in Reverse Stockinette, blocked
  • Needle¬†size: US size 10 (6mm) – 24″ (60cm) long
  • Size available: I and II, to fit size S/M and L/1X respectively

To learn more about this design and to purchase, please find it here at my Ravelry Store.