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2014 Year in Review & Craftolution 2015

The year past and the year ahead.

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Craftolution · delicious gift · scrap yarn · winter

Craftolution Creation: Chunky Cowl

For December (my final 2014 Craftolution project!), I made this chunky brown cowl. It is made with Michael’s Loops and Threads yarn (Charisma), and is ridiculously soft and warm.

Craftolution · scarf · scrap yarn · winter

Craftolution Creation: Boucle-Trim Scarf

November can be gray and drab, so I wanted to add a pop of color. I combined a black cashmere-blend yarn with pink boucle to add a little brightness and softness to an otherwise dreary month:

Craftolution · scarf · summer

Craftolution Creation: Lattice-Work Scarf

For August (a little out of order I know!), I wanted to capture the last days of summer in an item that carries into fall. This is a really light lattice work scarf with a flower applique:

Craftolution · fall · hat · scrap yarn

Craftolution Creation: Bee-Hive Hats

October has a little chill in the air, so I ventured into hats this month. Taking a little inspiration from summer, I designed Bee-Hive hats:

Craftolution · fall · scarf · scrap yarn

Craftolution Creation: Swirl-Square Scarf

Since September is back to school month, I decided to work with bright colors. I came up with this swirl-square scarf:

Craftolution · fall · shawl

Craftolution Creation: Layered Shawl

I found an awesome shawl pattern in the February 2014 edition of Crochet World. I used four balls of brown/neutral yarn, changing each row. It started off looking like a small bird, then a turkey…now it could be a fur pelt from Game of Thrones.     I like it though, especially for the fall.…… Continue reading Craftolution Creation: Layered Shawl

Craftolution · delicious gift · summer

Craftolution Extra: Mini Pouches

I had some left over yarn (again!) from my June projects, so I decided to make a smaller version of the pouches with the remaining yarn.

Craftolution · summer

Craftolution Creation: Summer Drawstring Pouch

My June Craftolution project: Out of 6 skeins of variegated yarn, I made two drawstring pouch bags–perfect for toting to the beach or running quick errands.  Two mini drawstring pouches are on their way as well…