Flowers Abound Part 3 – Hana

Hi folks!

Part 2 was a lot easier wasn’t it? I saw some lovely flowers emerging. :) Let’s play with Part 3 now :

Hana purples by Shelley Husband

Hana is Japanese for flower.  It’s not too tricky, once you get the hang of popcorns.

There are a few options for the flower.  You can do rounds 3 & 4 in different colours, or the same, or you could extend the centre to end after Round 3.

flower options Hana by Shelley Husband 2

One point that may need a little clarification is when I say work “into the top of a pc”. Regardless of which round or what stitch you need to do, the needle in the picture below is showing where I want you to poke your hook – right into the middle of the circle formed at the top of a popcorn stitch.

into pc Hana by Shelley Husband

So on to the patterns – choose what terms you prefer :

UK Terms Hana Pattern

US Terms Hana Pattern

If you need to check out any stitches new to you, have a look at my videos on Spincushions Crochet Channel.

If you get stuck, want some help, or just want to share your progress, head over to my Ravelry Group and I’ll pop in regularly to see how you’re going and help if you need it.

Have fun!  If you’re sharing your work on Instagram, tag your pics with #flowersaboundcal so we can all see what you come up with :) Here’s a sneak peek at most the squares we’ll be doing.

Flowers Abound CAL by Shelley Husband 10

See you in a few weeks with the next one.

 

Flowers Abound CAL Part 2 – Kukka

Hi folks!

You all did so well with part 1 and I’ve seen some beautiful flowers. Are you ready for part 2?

Kukka by Shelley Husband 2 2015

Kukka is Finnish for flower.  It’s a lot simpler than last time as it’s flat – no sticky up bits.  The vague plan I have in my head is to alternate between flat and 3D.

There are a few options for the flower.  You could do just the centre in your centre colour, or do 2 rounds of centre colour.  You could use 1, 2 or 3 petal colours. Lots of options. :)

Kukka by Shelley Husband flowers 2015 2

So on to the patterns – choose what terms you prefer :

UK Terms Kukka Crochet Pattern by Shelley Husband 2015

US Terms Kukka Crochet Pattern by Shelley Husband 2015

 

If you need to check out any stitches new to you, have a look at my videos on Spincushions Crochet Channel.

If you get stuck, want some help, or just want to share your progress, head over to my Ravelry Group and I’ll pop in regularly to see how you’re going and help if you need it.

Have fun!  If you’re sharing your work on Instagram, tag your pics with #flowersaboundcal so we can all see what you come up with :)

See you in a few weeks with the next one.

 

Orbit – New Crochet Pattern

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I have a new pattern for you today.  It’s a big 12″ (30 cm) one this time.

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Flowers Abound CAL Part 1 – Blomst

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Are you ready to start our flowery fun? (All the info on what the plan is can be found here.)

Bloom by Shelley Husband 2015

Blomst – Part 1 of Flowers Abound

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I want everyone to learn how to crochet.  Even those who’ve tried and given up. That’s why I have written a free ebook aimed at teaching complete novices how to pick up a hook and make a granny square.

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Yesterday, I got to wondering about who uses UK terms and US terms around the world. I posted a picture on Instagram asking people to tell me what country they live in and which crochet terms they use.

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2015 CAL – Flowers Abound

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If you’ve been following along with me for a while, you’ll know I love to run a CAL (Crochet A Long). This year, I’ll be running a 2 way CAL with a floral theme.

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This post has been a long time coming – sorry to all those who’ve been waiting for it!

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Sharing is Caring Free Crochet Pattern

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In my most recent newsletter (sign up over on the right), I included a pattern to share with your crocheting buddies. Well, now it’s time to share it with everyone :)

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