Sneak Peek Publication Mystery Quilt in Inside Crochet !!! and complete yarn kits are already available

Today I am sharing some very exciting news with you ! I am so proud to tell you I have a wonderful publication in the new edition of Inside Crochet, Issue 73 (it will be released on December, 20th). And it is not 1 single publication, no ! This blanket design will be published in 3 separate parts, during 3 following months. So you will have plenty of time to crochet yourself a stunning trendy quilt blanket.

Are you excited yet ? I am, that’s for sure !

Inside Crochet is a high quality crochet magazine, filled with beautiful, trendy and wearable patterns, made by lots of different designers. They have a great reputation in the crochet world, so I am really proud my patterns are being published in it regularly.

We have put together complete yarn kits, specially for this publication.

The blanket is designed with Scheepjes Merino Soft. This yarn is so soft and fluffy, you can wear it next to the skin and it is not itchy at all. It is available in so many yummie colours, it is definitely one of my most favourite yarns.

Check out these lovely sneak peek pictures ! (made by Inside Crochet) l

Are you all ready to get you new edition of Inside Crochet soon ? Do you also want to make this lovely mystery quilt ? Make sure to get yourself a complete yarn kit to make sure you are ready to start immediatly when the new issue will be out. (it would make a lovely Christmas present, by the way ūüôā )

You can find these complete yarn kits at

РWool Warehouse, a lovely shop that ships internationally with great service : the Soft Merino Kit and The Colour Crafter Kit 

РDeramores, they ship worldwide as well : the Soft Merino Kit  and The Colour Crafter Kit

(note : sneak peeks are from the Soft Merino Blanket.
With the Colour Crafter Kit you will be able to make a blanket that has twice the size of the Soft Merino Blanket)

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You can buy your copies of Inside Crochet at your local store, or directly via Inside Crochet itself. I have a subscription, so I get my copy every month ūüôā ¬†(this makes a wonderful Christmas present too ! to get your friend or mother or yourself a year-subscription ! )

If you prefer a digital, downloadable version, that is possible too !

You can get all the info you need right here  : Inside Crochet  (the mystery quilt pattern will appear in the following editions : Issue 73 Р74 and 75).

I wish you all a happy and creative Christmas and lots of crochet fun !

The sample blanket is made with MerinoSoft yarn. I have made a nice overview with the colours used in both kits, the MerinoSoft Kit and the Colour Crafter Kit. This overview can be found here : Colours overview

New crochet pattern : Almejas Shawl

Today I am releasing a new shawl pattern : this Almejas Shawl. It is a special shawl, because the body of it is formed by little excentric clams : Almejas is the Spanish word for clams. Beautifull small, solid and strong shells, that are very tender and delicate at the same time as well.

The shawl itself is worked topdown, you start at the center and by making increases both in the center and at the sides, your shawl will grow and get bigger, row after row.

I worked the body with Malabrigo Sock yarn, shade Solis. It is a lovely strong sock yarn, it is great to work with, and the shades are fantastic.

I decided the edging needed a lot of contrast, so I used Malabrigo Silkpaca, a delicate and  tender laceweight yarn, in shade Azul Profundo. Both the difference in yarn weight and the different shades (the aqua shades for the body and the dark intense blue for the edging) make this shawl a real eyecatcher.

Een speciale shawl is het geworden : deze Almejas Shawl. De body van de shawl wordt namelijk door excentrieke schelpjes gevormd : Almejas is het Spaanse woord voor (Venus)schelpen. Dat zijn die mooie ietwat bolle, kleine, stevige krachtige schelpjes, die tegelijk ook een heel erg teder kantje hebben.

 

This design was published several months ago in Inside Crochet as well. So many thanks to them for these wonderfull stunning pictures.

The pattern itself is fully written, in US terms.

I have added 2 charts as well.

Ester from¬†It’s All in A Nutshell¬†has made some a great instruction video about the used clam stitch. (so not about the shawl pattern itself, she explains the lovely shell stitch). The video can be found here : Almejas crochet stitch. She also made a stunning shawl herself, you can read about here on her blog : Esther’s Almejas Shawl

The pattern is available through my pattern store : Almejas Shawl and on Ravelry : Almejas Shawl and on Etsy : Almejas Shawl .

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Knight doll design published in Inside Crochet

I designed a knight doll, fully equiped ūüôā ¬†: with a helmet, a ring mail, boots, a sword and a shield.

A little hero-doll. Because children just love heroes, to play with, to comfort them, to cuddle with.

The interesting part about this doll design is I managed to make the doll itself seamless, so it is worked in 1 piece. So no frustration at the end, because there are no arms or legs or other parts that need to be sewn.

I also tried to design nice comfortable clothes and accessories, that are easy to put on and off, and look great.

 

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The hair, that was another story… I did not have any experience in making hair for dolls. So after a few attempts, I decided to ask Nancy¬†from¬†‘t Knuffelpopje¬†for help. She is a fantastic doll maker, and she wanted to help me out. So I am very grateful she gave my doll this gorgeous hair. ze gemaakt heeft voor me.

The doll itself and all the accessories are made with  Scheepjes Softfun and Softfun denim, supersoft yarn, that is strong as well, and is very easy in maintenance, you can wash it in the washing machine without stress. So the ideal yarn for toys and children clothing.

I think this knight will soon have a little princess-friend ūüôā

I wish you all a wonderfull day.

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Pattern : Knight doll published in Inside Crochet Editie 69

Pictures : many thanks to Lucy Williams for Inside Crochet

Yarn : Scheepjeswol Softfun and Softfun denim

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Adventure vest in Inside Crochet

Children love to play, and the like being adventurous.

Giddy-up horse ! Running around, having so much fun, outside !

And of course they prefer to do it in style, with a nice adventure vest, that is made in beautiful colours. Because my experience is, children need a lot of colours, it makes  them happy and they all look fabulous with some coloured accents.

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So I decided to make this vest in Scheepjes Softfun, it is available in lots of colours. And it is sooooo soft, it feels ‘like litle soft cushions’. And being a mother myself, I think it is important to choose yarns that are very easy to wash too ūüôā

The pattern comes in 3 sizes, and is published in Inside Crochet, Issue 68.

Inside Crochet is a wonderfull high quality crochet magazine, full of inspiration and filled with lots of great crochet patterns, suitable for all levels ! You can buy it in a lot of stores, and also online. (I have a subscription for several years now, and I enjoy reading it every month).

Pattern : adventure vest РAnnelies Baes

Published in : Inside Crochet, edition 68 / many thanks to Inside Crochet for the lovely pictures.

Yarn : Scheepjes Softfun and Softfun Denim.

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