|Yarn Elle Cotton On DK print 051 Ash, Photo of Rhino by Christine & Michel Denis Huot|
Hello! The kids and I arrived in Doha with a suitcase and one piece of cabin luggage each. We are light travelers and since I
I have just started working on a new blanket using my lovely yarn from South Africa. I initially planned a colour palette in rich reds and purples, but I reconsidered and settled on a palette of white, beige, taupe, grey and coal in 25 different shades, featuring no less than 9 different types of yarns! The palette is stunning, inspired by the mud and dust, the soil and sands of Mother Africa.
|Images: Pinterest Raw Rustic|
I am deviating from the initial idea and pattern, but decided to do a separate posting later in which I will be discussing crocheting techniques and personal likes/dislikes.
Pattern: Hexagon from loopknits
Hook size: 5mm
Vinnis Colours Bambi Bamboo/Cotton mix in White, Natural, Clouds and Midnight
Vinnis Nikkim Colours Cotton in Blue-Grey, Aluminium, Steel Grey and Midnight
Vinnis Serina Bamboo in Natural and Silver
Imagine Bamboo/Cotton mix by I Love Yarn in Windswept, Abyss and Monet
Elle Premier Mercerised Cotton in Grey and Taupe
Elle Rustica Wool/Acrylic/Tweed mix in Charcoal, Aran and Natural
Elle Marco Cotton/Tweed/Wool/Acrylic/Nylon mix in Charcoal and Aran
Elle Cotton On in Ash
Elle Pure Gold Acrylic in Pepper, Ivory, Silver and Titanium
All the yarn is available from I Love Yarn in South Africa. They also ship internationally.
Thank you for visiting and enjoy the rest of your week!