Forest hideout scarf

This scarf reminds me of the forest, with the subtle greens and blues. It is a relatively airy scarf, making it the perfect project for the upcoming months. The yarn is a yarn cake by Sostrene Grene, a Danish company which slowly takes over Europe 🙂 I love their yarns, this is a 100% soft cotton cake. The pattern is suitable for a-little-more-than-beginners, especially those familiar with the stitches featured in the pattern (including dc2tog, but the pattern provides a video for this) Please refer to the Abbreviations and Stitches post for more information. Repeats are indicated using e.g. *pattern*…

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Vintage Mandala Potholder

This pattern I want to share with you, has been passed down in a family for over three generations, and I was asked to replicate this potholder. Although the pattern is not my creation, I think it is so special to appreciate work that would otherwise be forgotten with time. So although the pattern isn’t mine, I would still like to share it with you 🙂 So here it is: the pattern. Please refer to the Abbreviations and Stitches post for more information. Repeats are indicated using e.g. *pattern* twice or ^pattern^ four times: meaning repeat everything between the marks…

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Pattern review: XY scarf by mijocrochet

Hi 🙂 For those who don’t know me, this is me! The summer in Holland has been exceptionally hot up until now, so I thought it wise to crochet a couple of scarves! 😉 This pattern is one of my favorites so far because of its simplicity and drape (it definitely feels knit!). The pattern was designed by Johanna Lindahl from Mijocrochet, and can be found for free on her website. The recommended yarn, which i did indeed use, is the Scheepjes Skies light collection, which accounts for the gradual color changes. Johanna used both 117 Circumcumulus and 116 Cumulonimbus,…

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