Posts Tagged 'craft'

Not Knitting… CAL #3

Purl Illusions Slouch

Purl Illusions Slouch ©2015 alecia goodman to present pattern by A Crocheted Simplicity http://www.ravelry.com/designers/jennifer-pionk

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I participated in another CAL last fall through  A Crocheted Simplicity‘s event. I picked two gorgeous patterns to do, but ran out of time and only completed one. The Purl Illusions Slouch, I used Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable in Polo… it is gorgeous. Don’t be afraid of Unforgettable, it is froggable as long as you take your time and go slowly. Luckily I didn’t have an issue and didn’t have to frog or rip out. Its a beautiful yarn and this is possibly my favorite colorway of Unforgettable.

This is a beautiful hat, the pattern is really easy to follow though the finished hat looks extremely complicated it really isn’t. I’m looking forward to making more of these. I am wondering how it would look using some Knit Picks Chroma.

 

Jumping In Head First, #2 CAL

For the second CAL, or Crochet-A-Long I actually made 3 items… 2 of the Little Textures Beanies (using Simply Soft and a special clearance yarn I found at Hobby Lobby), and the Bonnie Bell Cowl (using Aurora Borealis yarn), patterns by Two Brothers Blankets. Again I played with color and texture. I loved how my son’s blue hat turned out, the blues really make his blue eyes vibrant. I was worried about the red not being my color, but the pictures were awesome. It was a whirl wind of trying to get it all done in a small amount of time, but they worked up quickly.

Must Have Cookie!

This hat is my design, “Cookie”… I received my first international order for this hat to Denmark. Just recently another was ordered and it will be going all the way to Japan. How cool is that?

baby wearing a crocheted monster hat

Hat created and Pattern design by Alecia Goodman. This amazing photo courtesy of Valli Dawn Booe.


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