• Completed Projects,  Crochet,  For the house,  Handmade,  Pattern

    Blanket with Waves

    A house warming project for my sister. I used Bernat Blanket Stripes yarn in the colorways: Stormy Sky and Seaside (3 skeins each), with a 8.0 mm hook. I really liked the beachy-ness of the Seaside colorway, but did not want a quarter of the blanket to be tan. I wanted more blues. Luckily, there was the Stormy Sky colorway that shared two of the blue shades with Seaside. I alternated the colorways every few rows or so. I did not really have a specific count, I did it more by eye/when I felt a color change was right aesthetically. The only limiting factor was that since I was carrying…

  • Crochet,  Pattern

    Crocheted Feathers Pattern Reworked

    In me previous post showing the progression of my dream catcher project, I stated how I had to rework the crocheted feather pattern I found online. I have a hunch it was the yarn weight that was off (I was using a 3.25 mm hook for Premier Yarns–Serenity Garden Yarn in “Gems.”). But I didn’t have a lot of time to be picky (I finished the whole present in a month leading up to my sister’s graduation). So instead of starting over–especially since the cross stitch portion and dream catcher were already done–I decided to improvise the pattern. Crocheted Feathers Pattern For sport weight yarn Hook sizes: 3.5mm for foundation chain,…