this was my first chance to work with Lindy Chain yarn and I really enjoyed the whole experience!!!
In case you’ve not had a chance to work with it yet, it is a linen and cotton yarn that is chainette construction.
The yarn itself leaves such a nice texture even in a less textured stitch! And if you’ve been here for very long, you know I love texture 🤣
This shawl will be coming to my shop soon, but definitely grab the collection from Crochet foundry today, because there is a whole collection of amazing patterns available in this issue!!!
It’s Halloween season again, and you just KNOW I’m over here doing the most for costumes!
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Listen. Mythical creatures are kinda my thing when it comes to costumes. What is the phrase? “Be you, unless you can be a Unicorn, and then be a Unicorn!”
It should come as no surprise that my children feel the same way I do! Each year a request is made for something outlandish to be crocheted!
And I mean. I can’t exactly say no…
This project is made in Bernat Blanket which is a Level 6 super bulky fleece yarn.
For all sizes you will need 2 skeins of the Whipped Cream color, a partial skein of “Dark Grey” for the hooves and horn, and a partial skein of “Ocean Shades” for the mane and tail! But there are a ton of shades to try! All of them would make amazing costumes!
This costume is stitches flat and then seamed together. You can use any method you like, but I like to use a simple Whip Stitch to get it done quick, and it creates a pretty ridge along the edges!
I don’t know if I’m the first to use the method I use for making the mane and tail, but I couldn’t find anything about it when I was searching around. So I created a 21 photo step by step tutorial walking through each movement to accomplish it! This method can be used in so many ways in different patterns, so I hope you have fun playing around with it after you get the hang of it!
Before I’m done I wanted to offer some insights into other yarns that can be used for this pattern. When I was first starting to read patterns I never could figure out the yarn weights and what was the same as another or different! So I will list a few yarns I think would be gorgeous in this pattern!
You know I love me some Lion Brand. And Hometown USA is a great Super Bulky yarn!