A Couple Of Scarves

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Oct 182018
 

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A Couple Of Very Bright Scarves

In my post of the 12th – here – amongst my assortment of projects on the go, I showed you a bit of a “bright with fluffy bits” scarf I was working on.

I have now finished the scarf.  In fact I have finished two.  Both using the same yarn and about the same length, but one being wider than the other.

I used Bernat Zapp yarn, 3 balls of each of Out of the Blue, Banana-rama, Grass is Greener and What’s the Teal?

So, that’s 12 balls of yarn between both scarves.

I crocheted them using the treble stitch, moving the “pompoms” to one side when I came to them.

This is a closeup of what the stitches look like.

This is what the scarves looked like after finishing crocheting and tidying up the ends.

The narrowest.  Around 6.5″ wide.

The widest. Around 8.5″ wide.

Both side by side. Both are around 6.5 feet long.

Narrowest on top of widest.

I’ve now started crocheting another scarf while watching TV with my feet up of an evening.  Different yarn from these two. It shouldn’t take me too long to finish I don’t think. I’ll put together another blog post to show you when that one is finished.

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One More Plaque

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Jun 132018
 

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Plaque

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Previously I’ve shown you some plaques I’d decorated. One with a G on for me, one with an H on for my mother, one with a W for one nephew and one with an I for another nephew for when they come and stay in the spare room.

Well my youngest sister also comes to stay, and that means I had to decorate a plaque with an M on it for her when she comes.

No more M plaques were available from C&C where I’d bought the G, W and I ones from, so the M came from the same location as my mother’s H, and I requested it already painted purple.  The plaque was also from the same pack of plaques I’d got to make Mam’s one.

I started by painting the whole plaque with white gesso.

I printed out a purple shade from the Dragons Lair Designs Essential Plains digital downloads, trimmed it, and stuck it to the center of the plaque.

Next the letter was stuck on.

My sister had talked about how she was learning to crochet simple flowers to make a picture to hang up in her home, so I thought that it would be a nice touch to make crochet flowers to decorate her plaque, rather than paper flowers as I’d used on my plaque and Mam’s one.

No particular pattern or colour flowers, just making random ones in random colours, some out of leftover yarn from the end of crocheting the two blankets that were not long enough to complete another row – I thought this would be a nice touch to bring the colours of the room through to the door plaque.

I also crocheted some leaves.

Lately I’ve been trying to learn how to make some Teneriffe Lace motiffs so I thought it would be nice to add what I’ve created so far into the mix – one flower and three butterflies.

Not the easiest things for me to make with the problems in my hands, but every piece is small, made on a small paddle shaped frame, and, as you are only working with one piece of lace yarn with everything knotted off as you go along, it is something that is easy to put down every few knots and pick up hours later when I’m able, without risking looseing everything and being forced to start again.

Not made a lot so far, but I’m quite pleased with what I’ve created.

After collecting everything, I stuck the paper to the plaque and used glue gel to attached the letter raised up a bit.

I then played around with placing the embelishments in lots of different places on the plaques and taking photos. I also decided to add some beads to the flower centeres.

This is the layout I decided on after showing the pictures to my mother and having a bit of a discussion.

I then used pinflair glue gel to attach everything in place as close as I could to the layout above. I finished off by attaching wire to hang it.

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Now I’m on a roll, any ideas of what to put on plaques for other doors in the house? Somebody has suggested a knife fork and spoon for the kitchen door.  Then there’s the bathroom, sitting room, and study. Hmm! I need to get my thinking cap on, though they may well be projects for later in the year when the weather turns too cold for sitting out the garden pottering. At the moment I have far too many projects part done that I need to be getting on with when it’s too wet for the garden.

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Crochet Blankets Completed

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May 302018
 

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A Pair Of Crochet Blankets

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At some point in April I did a post where I showed you what I was using to make a pair of crochet blankets, and said that I’d finished one – other than sewing the ends in.  You can see the post – here – if you haven’t seen it previously.

Well I’ve now finished off the ends on the first one and crocheted the second one.   I used six 200g balls of the yarn I showed you per blanket, so they are not a cheap make. But I think that they look quite nice and will be lovely and warm on the beds in the spare room.

This is the one I showed you before, but this time on the bottom bed of the new bunk beds we’ve bought for the, very small, spare room.

And this is the second one I’ve just completed hanging off the side of the top bunk with some pillows stopping it from sliding.

Not much difference to look at from the first LOL.

And this is how it looks like on the top bunk.

Here you can see both blankets in place.

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So, that’s this particular blankets project completed.  I do need to get on and do more of the patchwork quilts that are to go on the beds on top of them, so expect another post on the progress of those before long. Plus I have several UFO crochet projects I now need to pull out of hiding and see which one I’ll tackle completing next.

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Catchup Post 10 – More Crochet

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Apr 302018
 

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Blankets And Pillow Cases

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Today I’ve got another catchup post for you.

I did a search on my blog for blankets because I wanted to know the washing instructions from the ball bands of the yarn I’d used to make a blanket each for two of my nephews. I was very surprized when the search didn’t bring up blog posts about the blankets in question.

So I had to go looking for spare yarn I had left over for the washing instructions and then take photos of the creations.

The first blanket is very bright and multicoloured. When he saw me crocheting this my youngest nephew decided that he’d like it.

It still looks good after several washes and being used and dragged around the place a lot. I didn’t have enough room to spread it out completely, but you get an idea of what it is like from this photo.

I bought a pair of pillows and a pair of black pillow cases and also crocheted a band which I gathered and put across the top of the pillow cases.

The pillows naturally live inside the pillow cases.  The blankets also go inside the pillow cases when not in use.

I’ve searched my box of yarn ends and found some of the yarn I used.  It was Stylecraft Double Knitting yarn.  Here’s a ballband off one of the colours.

My younest nephew’s brother, when he saw the bright blanket, said that he would prefer a more muted or camoflage look blanket himself.  I let him look at the options and choose the yarn he wanted me to usr.

This is what his blanket looks like.

It’s big enough for a double bed so allows him to wrap it around him twice.

This is what his pillow case looks like.

And with everything tucked in together.

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Next I need to double check, but I’m almost certain that the blanket I’ve finished for my own bed didn’t come up in my search of my blog either, so if I’m right, that will mean another catchup blog post before too long.

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Crochet Work In Progress

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Apr 182018
 

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A Pair Of Crochet Blankets

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In my blog post of the 10th I showed you how I’d started on my big project of making two patchwork, single bed sized, quilts. This project is coming along, but it does need to be done at the kitchen table at I have no other space I can have my sewing machine out, and sometimes my health is such that I can do a little work on the project but nedd help to get the sewing machine or die cutting equipment into place for me. So it isn’t a project that I can keep working on constantly.

I therefore decided that I’d start on a pair of crocheted blankets to go on the same beds as the quilts.  I can crochet a little at a time sat with my feet up in front of the telly or in bed, so, naturally,  the blanket project is coming on quicker than the quilts.

I chose to work with Caron Cakes yarn in a colour called Funfetti.

This is the details from the band.

It’s taken me a few weeks but I’ve now finished the first blanket and even started the 2nd.

This us it folded up. As you can see, I have a few ends left to weave in.

And opened out over the side of the kitchen table. (The beds my creations are to go over haven’t arrived yet so I’ve not got a way to show them over a bed yet.)

I crocheted it in back and fore rows of single treble stitches, unlike the other blankets and wrap I’ve completed which were in a Granny Square pattern.

This is a closer look at the stitches.

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So, that’s one blanket done and I’ve just started the second, so keep an eye out for a post to say that the second is complete, as well as more posts on the progress of the patchwork quilts that are to go on the same bunk beds.

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Mar 222018
 

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A Dress And  Wrap

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This morning, Monday early, as I’m trying to put together this catchup post, there is a little snow on the ground outside. Not a lot, but a bit, as you can see in this photo taken from our back door.

This is another catchup post and will probabay take a day or two to get the photos of the items I’m going to write about, and get everything written up.

A year to eighteen months ago I made a nice, warm, dress for my mother.

I used the “Golden Rule” system to make a pattern of a dress shape she liked, but I adjusted the sleeves to make them more capped rather than the ones in the original pattern, as Mam has problems getting dressed and needs the more roomy sleaves.

It fit her fine, but I did make one mistake – I had her stand up straight to pin up the hem! The problem is that my mother doesn’t walk up straight – she leans forward quite a bit onto her walking frame and therefore the back of the dress goes up a bit higher than she’d like as she walks.  Nevertheless she has worn it a bit at Christmas and when using her wheelchair, as then she was then sitting down.

Then, just as it started getting cold at night autumn last year, my mother asked me to look out a bed jacket or cardigan for her to put on during the night if it got cold, which I did. But I got thinking – as she has a carer come in to help her get changed morning and evening, how would she manage to put on a cardi on her own at night?

Earlier in the year I’d bought a wrap for myself that is easier to throw on and I thought something similar would suit Mam as well, but the sale I’d got it in had finished, so I decided to crochet her one for Christmas – something I could do a very little at a time, in bed, with pillows supporting my arms. As she likes the colour blue I decided to use various shades of blue yarn.

I’ve got this much left, so another project for the future.

I crocheted it using the classic “granny square” stitch of the clusters of three trebles for the main body, with a few rows of evenly spaced trebles around the edge.

The main part of it was made using various shades of blue Aran weight, while the edge was made of darker blue Double Knit Yarn.

And this is the finished wrap.

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I said that Mam had worn the warm dress I made her first at Christmas, well this is her wearing the dress together with the wrap.

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More catchups, as well as things I’m currently working on, to come over the next few werks – hopefully! So please do pop back again.

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Mar 082018
 

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Crochet – Baby Blanket

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When I re-started blogging a few days ago I said that, although I had been crafting a bit over the last 15 months or so, I hadn’t had the time or the energy to photograph and blog about the creations.

On looking through the posts on my blog I came across a small number that were marked as “Draft” and appear to have never been completed or published.  Today’s “catchup” post is one of those.

Something tells me that this was made to give as a prize in a charity rafle, but I just can’t remember the details of where it went over a year later. I may have even blogged it at the time and juzt somehow got a draft copy left in the posts list.

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BABY BLANKET:

I’ve bought a lot of different yarns over the years.  Quite a bit in job lots with a few balls of yarn of each type or a particular colour.    Of course, as I just can’t do a lot in one go because of aches and pains, etc., these days, I prefer to work on small projects, so small amounts of any particular yarn colour/type suits me.

Today’s make is made with Grundl Lisa Print yarn and is a baby blanket of around 2 foot square, which is nice for a baby carry cot or to put over a baby in a car seat.

Here’s the yarn band details –

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And here’s the crocheted baby blanket, firstly folded and then draped over a chair, and finaly a closeup of the stitch I used – which is a treble made as a large granny square.

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Arm Knitting and Some Crochet

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Apr 202016
 

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An Update, Arm Knitting and Some Crochet

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I’m back with some scarves.  I use to do a lot of knitting but working two needles and holding up the weight of a garment to manouver the knitting needles became too much for me with my arms being affected by my health issues, so I started doing some crocheted items.  Less of a problem with loosing stitches as of course only working with one stitch at a time, not a whole knitting needle of stitches that have the habit of coming off if I have to put my arms down mid row.  And it is also easier to work with the growing piece of crochet resting more on my lap, so less weight to contend with.  I can’t manage consistent tension to do any real garments, but other things, like hats, scarves, blankets, bags, etc., I do manage.

I have got a very large granny square blanket on the go, and have had it on the go for a couple of years.  It is now as tall as my youngest nephew, if not a bit taller – and as it’s a square the same width.  I have to work on that while in an armchair in the sitting room to have the weight spread across the arms of the chair. That is my large, ongoing, project.  But while working on that I’ve also been making smaller items.

What I’ve got to show you today are not exactly traditional scarves because of the yarn I’ve used for two of them, but I hope you like them.

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ARM KNITTING:

Have you ever tried arm knitting.  I got a few rolls of this “Yarn”

Scarf 104 03 Scarf 104 04It is like a very wide piece of knitted yarn that you can then work with.

For this first piece I did some arm knitting – casting on three stitches and using my arms as “knitting needles”. One skein of yarn makes one scarf.

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This photo was taken in more of a shaddow and so shows the loops of the chain a bit better.

Scarf 104 02With the loops on my arms, and sat in bed watching TV, I could just pull a few loops, knitting from one side to the other, and then put my arms down to rest, without the stitches falling off past my tumbs sticking out, and the whole thing didn’t take me an hour to make.

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CROCHET:

For this scarf I used the same yarn but decided to crochet into the side of the yarn.  By picking up a piece of the side of the wide ribbon yarn, then scooping up another piece onto the crochet hook, then another, before taking the last loop through the first two, it started gathering up the edge of the wide ribbon yarn and gave the other edge a ruffled look.

Scarf 103 01 Scarf 103 02By continuing to pick up two loop fulls of the ribbon yarn edge and taking the last through all the way along the edge of the yarn the whole lot became ruffled, and tended to twirl round on itself, making an unusual type of scarff.

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This next scarf is a more traditional crochet item.  Made using treble stitches throughout.

Here’s a closeup of the stitches and edge.

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Here’s the whole scarf.

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I’ve tried to spread the scarf a bit more out for this photo to give you a better idea of the length.

Scarf 04 04I’m going to have to take a photo of the yarn ball band with yarn content and details at a later date and put it in because I forgot to do it the same time as photographing the scarf itself.

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Apr 012016
 

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Design Team Card

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Today we see the start of a new challenge on the “Dragons Lair Designs Challenge Blog” – and I’m now shareing the inspiration piece I created on this month’s theme.

DLD Challenge BadgeDLD DT BadgeEach ”Dragons Lair Designs Challenge” goes live the first Friday of the month with a new theme each time. The winner will get picked by “Random” so that it is fair for all levels of crafters. The winner gets a prize, as well as a badge for their blog, and the winning entry will also be highlighted on the challenge blog the following month. Although we’d love to see Dragons Lair Designs items on your creation, you may ENTER the challenge using ANY MATERIAL you wish as long as you clearly follow the set theme. You may enter the challenge with ONE entry per month. So why not consider joining in with us this month – go to the challenge blog and have a look at the rules and the inspiration created by my fellow Design Team members.

For April the theme is “Anything Goes”.  Yes – Anything at all you’ve crafted!

Please join in and let us see your crafted creation.

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CREATION:

I was in the middle of crocheting a scarf when I received items from the new “Artistic Expressions” collection (that’s launched in the Dragons Lair Designs online store today) to play with.  As soon as I saw the new collection I decided it would be perfect to use to decorate a gift bag to put my creation in when it was finished.  In fact, I decided to also crochet a floppy bag to match the scarf and put both in the gift bag.

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Dragons Lair Designs Item:

Consumables:

  • A4 sheets of 250gsm Super Smooth white cardstock
  • A4 sheet of 350gsm white cardstock
  • Funky Glue Pen
  • Three pieces of yearn – the same as used for crocheted scarf and bag
  • 5 Pink Eyelets
  • Acetate
  • Nuvo metalic pen

Equipment:

  • Scissors
  • Hougie Board
  • Trimmer
  • Crop-a-dial
  • My Craft Studio software

Method:

I started by taking items from the kit into My Craft Studio Elite software, resizing one square panel and printing it out twice on super smooth cardstock to make the main panel front and back.  I then started building up, copying and resizing different items to make a tag, embelishments and a framed pocket.  Everything was then printed and cut out.

I used my scoreboard to score the cardstock with the panels on to make the front and back of the main bag shape and also to make the framed pocket to go on it.  Acetate was put in the frame window.

This pocket had the wording “Gwybodaeth Golchi” (which is Welsh for Washing Instructions) put on one of the tabs in the collection and digitally attached to the frame before printing, because I’m using the pocket to put in the yarn ball band that includes the washing instruction for the yarn.

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I cut a panel from the heavyweight cardstock to put inside the bottom of the bag for strength,

I used the funky glue to glue everything together.

It makes a spacious gift bag.

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The Crop-a-dial was used to put in holes and eyelets at the top of the bag and on the tag.  I wrote Sgarff (Welsh for Scarf) on the printed side of the tag – the other side being left blank for anybody to write a greeting for the recipient.

I took pieces of the yarn I’d used for the scarf and bag to make the gift bag handles and to thread through the tag to tie it to the gift bag.

GiftBagCollection 02So here’s the front and back of the bag.

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This is the yarn I used to make the scarf and bag – it’s a sort of knitted ribbon type of yarn.

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Here’s a closer look at the scarf.

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GiftBagCollection 11And here’s a closer look at the bag.

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I hope you like my creations and that you will join us in the Dragons Lair Designs Challenge Blog this month.

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Some More Crochet Makes

 Posted by at 08:00 am
Mar 072016
 

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An Update and Some Crochet

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In this post I’ll be showing you a batch of small crocheted items I worked on very early this year.  I’d shown you one of the hats a few weeks ago – here – and today I’ve got a second hat I made for another nephew, and a crocheted collar I made for myself – to keep my neck warm under the edge of a coat or knitted woolly jacket.d

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Both these items were made using the same type of yarn, 2 balls per project, but using different colours.

This hat was for a nephew.  He actually prefers to ware it with the fluffy bobbles inside and with just the front edge turned up to show some of them.  Says it keeps his head warmer like that.

Crochet Hat 02 02Several shots of the yarn band.

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This is my warming collar.  I had thought of doing it in the round but decided that I didn’t want the bother of pulling it on over my head so did it to cross in the front with a button to hold it in place.

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These are photos of the ball band of this creation.

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