Silk Yarn in Purple, Brown and Aqua
When my two-year old emptied my knitting basket, (What a Tangled Mess) I found three small balls of marbled silk yarn (fingering weight) in purple, brown and aquamarine. I remembered buying them to make headbands a few years ago. When I started crocheting with them I realized that they wouldn’t really work because the color changed too drastically and too quickly which tended to obscure the design. So, like so many other things, they got thrown in the yarn basket. When my daughter resurrected them, I decided to find a use for them.
I found that by using more than one marbled color, or in combination with other solid yarns, the design was much more clear.
Aqua and brown silk marbled yarn design for crochet headband
Since the yarn is only fingering weight I ended up having to crochet two extra layers around the outside to get the same width as with the yarn I usually use.
Today I finished a choker using the aqua yarn and nineteen fresh water pearls. I still have a good amount left so I guess I’ll have to get creative again.
Finished Headband in Brown and Aqua and Silk Yarn
Crochet Choker, Fresh Water Pearls and Aqua Silk Yarn
Posted by perdida01 on May 18, 2012
Since my #4 stainless steel crochet hook was already out from being used to pry the keys off my laptop keyboard (https://theprocess123.wordpress.com/2012/04/25/why-you-shouldnt-dump-a-bowl-of-cheerios-on-your-laptop/) I decided to use it for what it was originally intended.
I’ve been experimenting with different types of ring-shaped objects to crochet around. The following photo shows two of the ideas I recently finished and listed:
Crochet Jewelry by Kristy at Catalina Inspired on Etsy
This beautiful Summery weather has me going a little flower crazy. So far I’ve crocheted some in off-white, pale lemon yellow, garnet red and aqua. There will be many more colors to come.
Yesterday I crocheted this sunny summery necklace using brass jump rings for the centers and cotton embroidery floss for the flowers. I crocheted nine flowers in descending sizes and sewed them together. I’m excited to try the same pattern with some blues and purples!
Crochet Floral Choker in Tangerine, Lemon Yellow & Gold
Crochet Flower Choker in Lemon Yellow, Tangerine & Gold
Posted by perdida01 on April 28, 2012