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Papillon-ing

21 Nov

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I was googling for an interesting stitch to try, or some new project to inspire me to twiddle the old yarn.  I am a frequent YouTube-er for Crochet Geek and if anyone is looking to take up crochet or brush up some dusty skills or curious about a certain stitch Theresa is the girl to check out, she has a fab web site as well as hundreds of useful, well presented, video tutorials.

The Google Images brought up an interesting scarf called “Papillon” [French for butterfly] on another excellent blog of crochet idea and patterns bynumber19.com

This fitted my needs most beautifully and I quickly got my hook and yarn around the pattern chart above, I have whizzed around two foot so far, this pic was taken after a few rows to see how it looked.

I must admit i am rather pleased with it.  I shall have to search her blog more thoroughly once I am done with PurplePap

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Posted by on November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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8 responses to “Papillon-ing

  1. Bushka

    November 21, 2013 at 2:25 pm

    So that is what you were doing in the early hours of the morning…or….:roll:
    Looks very pretty! 😉 Hugs! xxx

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    • amgroves

      November 21, 2013 at 2:44 pm

      LOL, noooo … this was on my ‘reserve’ list of blog topics to call upon when I got blogged down with what the heck to blog about.

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  2. la_spice

    November 21, 2013 at 5:18 pm

    That looks lovely :yes:

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  3. gillyk

    November 21, 2013 at 5:40 pm

    That’s so pretty. I am full of awe! What are you going to make with it?

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    • amgroves

      November 22, 2013 at 12:21 pm

      It will be a scarf, something to sell as I try and turn this suitcase ofyarn back into some ££ for my friends daughter.

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  4. freeasthewind

    November 22, 2013 at 1:02 am

    I like that stitch. Of course I am working on the basket stitch should have used a way bigger hook on this stitch Hugs

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    • amgroves

      November 22, 2013 at 12:23 pm

      That is what I find trickiest, if I go ‘free style’ I am never quite sure which hok to use for which yarn type, I end up trying three samples with three size hooks and of course then stick with the first one, lol.

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