The year past and the year ahead.
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.
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:
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:
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:
Since September is back to school month, I decided to work with bright colors. I came up with this swirl-square scarf:
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
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.
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…