New stitches and yarn order

Happy Monday readers!

First, I’d like to thank everyone for your lovely comments and suggestions on buying yarn online. I’ve followed the advice that a few of you gave me and placed an order with Wool Warehouse, and I got Scheepjes Catona in a few different colours (I will post a picture when my squishy parcel arrives).

Like I said last week, I’ve got this shawl idea stuck in my head for a little while now and I have finally started on making some swatches for the different stitches I want to use.


The top picture is the star stitch, it took me a little while to figure it out but I ended up getting it after watching this tutorial from the Crochet Crowd. On the bottom right is some kind of net stitch worked up in triangles (I’m still a bit unsure about this one) and on the bottom left is a shell stitch. I had to try this one a few times as I wanted to include a decrease in the pattern with the same slope as decreasing the net or the star stitches. I have also re-done a starfish in filet crochet and I really like this version so it will be the one I keep. And last but not least I have made this little fishy using tapestry crochet.

I’m really liking how all the elements are turning out, now I just hope that when my yarn arrives and I start crocheting, everything comes together well, but only time will tell 😊

I wish you all a great week!



Filed under Crochet, WIP, Work in progress

10 responses to “New stitches and yarn order

  1. Can’t wait to hear your opinion on your new wool. I’m sure it will be beautiful and your idea will all come together.

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  2. love that starfish! do you have a link to how to do that kind of thing?

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  3. I can’t wait to see all that squishy goodness you ordered!!! A pile of brand new skeins of yarn is like crocheter’s porn!! LOL That fish is really cute. I have not explored tapestry crochet yet – I need to add that to my crochet adventure list!! 😀

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    • Can’t wait to receive it either! lol and totally is yarnporn 🙂 I think you would like tapestry crochet, it’s pretty simple it’s only SCs

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      • That is what I love most about crochet – the most complicated looking things are actually just a combination of easy stitches. I will definitely be checking this out. Yaaaaay youtube!!! 😀

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  4. kristycrochets

    You should check out my Instagram page @kristycrochets ive made a vintage inspired cameo in both a bobble crochet wall-hang and a lap throw filet crochet. 🙂

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