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Finished: Carnival Blanket

I found this yarn at Lincraft and immediately loved the colours, it’s so hard to get a nice rainbow mix. I decided to use my pattern i came up with which is a row of grannies followed by a row of solids. Super simple to do and super effective. I got bored with the same repeat pattern so mixed it up with a few more rows of solids. The yarn worked so well with this sort of pattern. Actually I think this yarn would suitΒ  a lot of patterns. It was really nice to work with an no joins! My cat stole this blanket half way through so I had to steal it back. I get really bored when rounds take forever so I finished this blanket when it was just over a metre wide.

Travel: Sydney Weekend

A couple of weeks ago i travelled to Sydney for the NRL grand final. Naturally I brought my yarn and hook with me! We visited a lot of the touristy spots as well as some of our old favourites. The weather was super hot considering we usually wear jean and jumpers in October, but it was 36 degrees!! Over the weekend we drove up to The Entrance on the Central Coast. I managed to find a shop that has a heap of crochet magazines! We don’t have anything like this where I live to I stocked up! We drove Continue reading Travel: Sydney Weekend

Sydney Vacation

IMG_3846I’ve just come back from a long weekend away in Sydney. Naturally I took my crochet project with me! We covered a lot of the NSW wales area with trips to The Blue Mountain, The Entrance, Bondi Beach, and Brighton-Le-Sands.

The project I am working on is a simple corner to corner but with random colour changes. So I didn’t have to bring scissors on the plane I precut lengths of the yarn and took them with me. This was a great idea! I found crocheting in the car very relaxing and the flight took no time!

In Australia you can bring crochet hooks on planes but I didn’t want to risk my hook I purchased in America so brought a cheap plastic hook instead.