Flowers Abound CAL Part 8 – Zahra

Hi folks :)

Part 8!  Already!  This time around we are making Zahra – Arabic for flower.

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I really like this one and I hope you do too. There are 3 options this time.  As pictured in red with rounds 2 & 3 in the one petal colour, or you can do rounds 2 & 3 in different petal colours and finally you can continue the centre colour to round 2 (not pictured – I forgot!)

There really is nothing I think will trick you this time, so here are the patterns :

Zahra UK Terms Pattern by Shelley Husband 2015

Zahra US Terms Pattern by Shelley Husband 2015

In related news, I am getting the Flowers Abound ebook ready for pre-order later this week.  It will have all 10 CAL patterns plus 10 new, unique designs to play with.  As always, I’ll be releasing it in both UK & US terms.  The ebook will be available on most online ebook retailers and also in PDF format for those of you who don’t have an ebook reading device.  More details to follow soon!

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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 do.

See you soon with the next part.



Radiance Floor Rug Crochet Pattern

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I have a new pattern for you today a little different to my usual squares. This time, I have finally ticked something off my to-do list by creating a giant floor rug with super bulky yarn.

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Flowers Abound CAL Part 7 – Fiore

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Weeks are rushing by aren’t they?  It’s already time for our next floral block – Fiore.

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Block Bag

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Recently, I was lucky enough to have a project featured in the May 2015 edition of Handmade Magazine – the first time I’ve had a crochet project in a mag!  Exciting!

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Flowers Abound CAL Part 6 – Fhool

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I’m loving seeing your lovely flowers pop  up about the place.  This time, we have Fhool which is Hindi for Flower. We really are travelling about the world with this CAL aren’t we?

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Beginner Crochet Blog Hop

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The lovely Sarah of Annaboos House has nominated me to be part of a fun new blog hop sharing stories of beginner crochet fails & wins. You can read her kick off post here. My story is a fail – I thought I’d turned into a win at the time – now I’m not so sure LOL.

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