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"Queen of spades" cropped cardigan in Tunisian Crochet

THE MAKING OF A LOVELY CARDIGAN IN TUNISIAN CROCHET In the last little while, as you may have noticed, I have been working on an ambitious project: the creation of a Tunisian crochet garment, using a leaf motif (or "spades", as I preferred to call it) already seen in some wonderful knitting projects. First, I thought about replicating the spade pattern in Tunisian crochet, which was not difficult, as I have created similar patterns before - you can find them, for example, in these projects of mine: Leaf it On Shawl , Leaf it On Scarf , Leaf it On Cowl .  Leaf it On Scarf Next, I thought it best to make a garment that had a simple workmanship, i.e. worked flat, and not in the round, to avoid, at least initially, over-complicating the design. A cardigan, therefore, was the best choice. Next, I chose a yarn that I liked and opted for a fine multicoloured yarn. This was the result: "QUEEN OF SPADES" - THE CAL! I liked the finished garment very much, and so did you, whic

Crochet headrest cloths for mum and dad!

Hi everyone! Back from the holidays, but don't think I was simply relaxing in the sun doing nothing, no no. I brought my hooks on holiday with me and I must say I was pretty inspired this summer (apart from having a few sales, which always helps... ;-) ). So here I am updating my blog. What follows is a set of 2 crochet headrest cloths I made for my parents, who asked for something pretty to put on their new sofa and couch. So I came up with this, and they were pretty satisfied, at last. What do you think? To be bought in my shop as a made to order item: set


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