This weekend we had some Christmas markets by the Broadwater. It wasn’t that hot outside so you could walk around without getting overheated! I had some Christmas coloured yarn left over from another project so I whipped up some hearts. I had some different Continue reading Heart Bombing The Christmas Markets
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I am using the pattern from the Crochet Crowd. Its really easy to understand as they provide video, written and drawn instructions.
I love the colour! Its lovely and bright and a really nice rainbow. It is very difficult to find a nice rainbow coloured yarn. Usually there is a lot of yellows which I don’t particularly like. The yarn is thin and floaty which would make a great scarf or wrap.
I used a 6mm hook and found it really difficult to start off with. This is to be expected though. Once I started though, it was fine. The yarn is very difficult to undo and knots very easily. I love how the colours change gradually. I did notice there was a join about 5 metres into the yarn. Nothing makes me more angry than this. I had to cut the yarn and start again as the colours did not match up. When joining a new ball of yarn I found that it gave a much nicer result if you tried to match the colour as close as possible. This meant cutting a bit of the yarn off, but did give it a continuous look.
This yarn is beautiful, I’d buy it again. I’d love to make something large and floaty such as light blanket. I’d recommend this yarn to anyone looking for a delicate look with gorgeous colours.
Thanks for finding me! I’m a 25 year old girl living in beautiful Australia. I’ve started this blog as a way of sharing my crafts and life. I have a passion for crochet and am self taught. I have 6 birds, 1 jack russell and 14 fighter fish. My day job is graphic design and I love marathoning tv series. I’m obsessed with blue and white stripes and polka dots.