Monday, 22 August 2016
MY MADRIGAL FLORAL WRAP
MY MADRIGAL FLORAL WRAP
I told my family and friends that I was going to participate in the Ravellenics Games and I got a load of ideas and requests.. so yaay! It seems to have filled up all the Games slots for me.. and I ain’t complaining at all .. loving every minute ! This pattern has been chosen by my lovely niece – and she made it so easy for me by even choosing the pattern.
The name for this pattern : Well, it almost chose itself. The yarn I’m using is Madrigal I Love This Yarn. So I just googled to check the meaning of Madrigal and find that it has a *similar* meaning in both English as well as Hindi .. a part-song for several voices.
Part of my wrap (the body trellis part) is with this Madrigal yarn, and then the lovely floral tassels which my niece loved, is in our Indian Vardhaman Milennium yarn – and together they are making some really sweet music! This wrap has been such a lovely project !
Materials used : Today I’ve used one skein of 4000 Madrigal, I Love This Yarn and about 100 gms of our lovely Indian Vardhaman Millenium acrylic yarn, with a 4 mm crochet hook
Skill level : Easy to Intermediate.
Stitches used :
Magic circle : To refresh your skill, please view this easy video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLuSVyKvoUg
Chainless dc start : Instead of the usual start with ch 2 or ch 3,I’d like to introduce a lovely way of starting a double crochet row. Do take a look at this self explanatory super video
In case you are unhappy with this start, or do not like it, do continue with the usual ch-2 or ch-3 start. However, all instructions will be given assuming that you are using this chainless dc start.
Abbreviations used : (Using U.S terminology)
lp(s) : Loop(s) sc : Single crochet
dc : Double crochet ch : Chain
sp : Space sl-st : Slip stitch
hk : Hook yo : Yarn Over
st(s) : Stitch(es)
This pattern is from http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/coral-flame-wrap or Love of Crochet, Summer 2016.
The only thing(s) that I did differently was starting with the foundation single crochet instead of a chain start and I also increased the number of flowers on the tassel – as I felt that this was so wonderful (as did my niece) that it *just* needed a few more than the designer had written up for
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A full time mum, a part time social service volunteer, animal fosterer and a Guinness World Record holder
I love art and craft - and am grateful for this hobby that keeps me busy and out of 'mischief'.
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