Thursday, November 19

Tunisian Tides Shawl to crochet

Tunisian Tides Shawl is a different crochet riff on my Autumn Filigree design. Instead of a regular crochet hook it is made with a Tunisian crochet hook with a flexible cable extension. The slightly asymmetrical shawl is worked sideways in Tunisian Simple Stitch, vertical ladders, and a lace border. The pattern assumes you have a basic knowledge of Tunisian simple stitch.

My shawl was made with 600 yards of worsted weight yarn and a size J (6 mm) Tunisian crochet hook with a flexible cable extension. The edging used about 60 yards of worsted weight yarn in a contrasting color. My shawl finished at 59” neckline x 27.5” deep at center back and 84” along the bottom edge. The edging adds another 2” to the length. The shawl will be larger if you block it. I used a microfiber yarn so I settled for washing and laying it out flat to dry.

This easy-to-hook design can be worked in any weight of yarn by changing the hook size to suit the yarn. You want a soft and not stiff fabric. Make it as small or large as you like depending on how much yarn you have.

The 5 page pattern with written instructions and a Tunisian crochet chart can be found in my Ravelry pattern store.

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Tuesday, November 17

Holiday pattern sale - one week only

From November 16 through November 23, 2015, purchase 2 or more patterns from my Ravelry pattern store and get 25% off your total purchase. Below is the link to my pattern store on Ravelry.

Simple Knits Pattern Store

Patterns must all be purchased at the same time to get the discount.

No discount code needed. The discount will show up if you have 2 or more patterns in your cart at checkout.

Have fun choosing!

Wednesday, November 11

Holiday pattern sale -- which ones to choose??

Since I missed out again on being part of Ravelry's Indie designer giftalong, I thought I would offer a 25% discount on a few of my patterns for a week in November.

The problem is I have so many patterns to choose from that I can’t decide which ones I should put on sale.

Want to help me decide?

Click the link below to my Ravelry Simple Knits group.

Post in the thread the names of three knit or crochet patterns from my pattern store that you would most like to see featured in this sale.