Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Ta-Dah! Carousel CAL!


Ta-dah! Our Carousels come to an end! 



You can download the final Part Six of the Carousel Crochet-Along, designed by Sue Pinner and hosted by Stylecraft Yarns from the Stylecraft website NOW, in English (US and UK), German and Dutch.


Only one tip this week - you'll need about 40g/110m of yarn for the last row, so consider starting a new ball if you have less than that available in the ball you've already started. Enjoy finishing your masterpieces! 

I took lots of photos of my Batik DK and Special DK Carousels - I am so happy with the end product!


  

  
For the Special DK Carousel, I finished with a round of crab stitch (or reverse sc) instead of the edging pattern. 







And then I had some fun with my HeidiBears animals - it's Circus Time!




Thank you all so much for coming with us on this journey :) We hope we've helped smooth the way on your Carousel, and you enjoyed it as much as we did! 


15 comments :

  1. Glad you have enjoyed the Carousel.. xx

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    1. I really have! Thank you for sharing your design talents :D

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  2. How large is your blanket and do you press it?

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    1. I've washed both, and wet blocked one and put the other in the dryer :) I never press acrylic or acrylic blend yarns, as heat can "kill" the yarn and make it all shiny and floppy (effectively melting the plastic fibres). The finished blanket is about 60" across!

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  3. Love your stylecraft one its so colourful

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  4. Well done for finishing two and for your helpful hints along the way. I'm still ploughing through my one but getting there gradually.

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    1. Thank you! I wish you all the best with yours - they really do come out beautiful :)

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  5. The asymmetrical hexagons are extra interesting. They are sure to keep crocheters on their toes! Where will you use your Carousels?

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    1. Thanks Jodie! The Special DK one is potentially sold as a Christmas present for a lovely lady in the US! I haven't decided about the Batik one yet, but it'll go to someone - the wool content of the yarn makes it too itchy for me to use.

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  6. Hi, Michelle and Anne! I am writing an article for my site about Sue's gorgeous design and your top photo is just exactly what I would love to show off the amazing project. Would you mind if I used your top photo with full credit and link back to you?

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    1. Hi Kim! You sure can - thank you so much for asking :)

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