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1  Cardi with a train, off the shoulder sweater and shrug with flouncy sleeves in Crochet: Completed Projects by cynalune on: April 26, 2014 10:47:36 AM
Hi. I haven't posted in a long time. I have decided that in 2014 I will crochet as many garments as I can. So far I have finished :

this cardi.




And a little shrug (ends weren't woven in when the pics were taken, so I should make new ones ):




and this sweater :


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2  Sea Camelia bib necklace in Crochet: Completed Projects by cynalune on: April 11, 2011 03:22:59 AM
Here is my bib necklace; I hope you'll like it :



You'll need :
Main colour (MC) : Cascade Heritage  5631 (charcoal grey)
Contrasting colour (CC)  : Cascade Heritage 5637 (teal) 
Hook : 3mm


Special point : Fondation single crochet (fsc) : first 2 stitches : chain 2, pick the hook in the first stitch of the chain, yarn over , pull up loop through the first loop on hook, yarn over, pull up  loop through the 2 loops on hook ; next stitches :  (pick hook in last stitch, yo, pull up loop through first loop on hook, yo, pull loop through 2 loops on hook)

Main cord : use MC
Chain 150
Pick the hook in 15th chain from the hook and begin slip stitching for 6 inches,
1 chain, pm on the chain, sc in 36 chains, ss in the rest of the chain, 6sc in the last stitch, join to the last ss to make a little circle. Break yarn and stop live stitch, weave in ends



bib 'skeletton' : use MC
Row 1 : pick the hook in the stictch marked by a marker, 18 fsc, 1 sc in 5th stitch from marker, 1ss, turn
6 ss on the 18 fsc space just made, 24 fsc, pass 5 stitches on the main cord, 1 ss, turn
(6 ss on the 24 fsc space just made, 12 fsc, pass 5 stitches on the main cord, 1 ss, turn
6 ss on the 12 fsc space just made, 24 fsc, pass 5 stitches on the main cord, 1 ss, turn ) twice

Row 2 : 18 ss on the 24 fsc space just made, 24 fsc, pass 6 st in the 3rd space, 6ss
18 fsc, pass 6 st in the 5th space, 6ss
30 fsc, 1ss in the intersection of the 5th and 6th space ( pm on that intersection)

Row 3 : 24ss in the 1st space, 18 fsc, pass 6 fsc in the 2nd space, 6 ss
18 fsc , pass 6 fsc in the 3rd space, ss
12ss in 1st space, 18 fsc, 1 ss in 2nd space
break yarn and stop live stitch, weave in end.

Flower : use MC
go back on the intersection of the 5th and 6th space that was marked. It forms a cross. Go 6 stitches along each arm of the cross, making 3 trc in each stitch, then go back on the other side of the arm of the cross, always working 3 trc in each stitch. Do that for each arm of the cross  then join to the first trc with a ss. Do a second round with 3 dc in each trc. Join with a ss. Break yarn and stop live stitch, weave in ends.


Curlicues : use MC
Chain 32 leaving a long tail of yarn, pick the hook in 3rd stitch from the hook, and make 3 dc per stitch, gently forming the curlicue with your finger as you go along. Break yarn, leaving a long tail. With this tail and the tail of the beginning, attach the curlicue to the flower by a ss.
Chain 42 and make and attach a second curlicue.
Hide ends of tails.



Contrasting colour :
fill the interior of each hole of the skeletton with a row of sc, passing 1 stich before and 1 stich after each angle of the skeletton. You'll need to break the yarn and hide the tails as you go, to avoid beeing overwhelmed by the number of yarn ends when you're finished.

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3  Re: Barbara G. Walker-a-long? in Knitalongs by cynalune on: March 27, 2009 03:58:09 PM
At last, it's finished :
Here is the front (the lacing you can see is actually on the back) :

And the back :

Now I need a pair of black,removable, very long armwarmers to go with it  Grin
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4  Handwarmers for my cousin in Knitting: Completed Projects by cynalune on: February 24, 2009 08:05:46 PM
They're the Swirling Gauntlets by Susanna IC and they are very fun to make.  Grin



(it's hard to take a pic of your own hand, by the way Tongue )
The colours on the second pic are way off, the color is more like the first pic

IT's a very belated Christmas gift for my cousin, I hope she'll like them, even if one is a bit tighter than the other.
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5  beaded lariat in Crochet: Completed Projects by cynalune on: January 25, 2009 11:19:48 AM
I made the flower because I'm currently dabbling in hand felting and wanted to gently felt its surface but I didn't think and used trebbles, which makes holes in the felted project, instead of single crochet that makes a beautiful fabric.
So, as I had crystal beads I got on sale, I recycled the flower and made a lariat  Grin It took forever to knot the beads.


The yarn is Surnaturelle by La Droguerie, which I primarily chose because it felts very easilly. and I used a 3mm hook
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6  My new comfy sweater in Crochet: Completed Projects by cynalune on: January 20, 2009 12:54:10 PM
Last week I destroyed my comfy sweater. Clearly I needed a new one.
And here it is  Smiley it's a seamless, topdown raglan sweater

I'm happy because I tried short rows bust darts for the first time and, though they're far from perfect, they work.
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7  large bow belt in Crochet: Completed Projects by cynalune on: December 25, 2008 08:09:16 PM

I was bored today so I made this.
The purple parts are actually made of two strands, one strand of purple yarn and one strand of silver yarn, so it didn't photograph well because of the silver. The belt part is made in ribbing so it's very elastic. It is maybe 10-15 cm wide.
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8  Strawberry brooch (pattern added) in Crochet: Completed Projects by cynalune on: December 02, 2008 10:19:41 PM
I couldn't sleep this night, so I made this  Cheesy :

I had just enough red yarn for the strawberry, I couldn't make another one but I think it works with only one.


07/12/08 : here is the pattern. If you're more confortable with french, the original is here : http://cynalune.blogspot.com/2008/12/truc-fruit-les-explications.html

I used Pingorex baby by Pingouin, which is a 100% acrylic baby weight and a hook n2.5

Heart of flower
Chain 6, close the ring with a slip stitch
Make 12 single crochet in the ring.Close with a slip stitch
Draw a very long loop with the same diameter as the ring :

(yo, insert the hook in first stitch, draw a long loop) 9 times

yo, draw through all loops on hook. MAke a single crochet in the stitch at  the opposite of the ring :



Blossoms : make 6
row 1 : 2 single crochet in the first 2 single crochets. Turn ( 4sc)
row 2 : 2sc in the first sc, 1 sc in the following 2 sc, 2 sc in the last sc. Turn ( 6sc)
row 3 : 1 decrease, 2sc, 1 decrease (4stitches). Go back to the heart of the flower with slip stitches



Leaves : make 2
attach the yarn on the back of the flower.
Chain 8
1sc in the second chain stitch from the hook, 1 half double crochet in next chain, 1 dc and 1 treble in next chain, 2 trebles in next chain,1 treble and 1 dc in next chain, 1 hdc in next chain, 1 sc in next chain.Slip stitch to go to the other side of the chain and repeat.

make picots around the leaf : *1 sc in the leaf, chain 2, 1 sc in the second chain from the hook*Repeat around the leaf


You can, if you want, fold the leaf in two, right side on right side, and make a line of sc on the fold. It will lightly fold the leaf in two, so that the leaf gets permanently lightly folded.


Strawberry
Chain5; close the ring with a slip stitch
round 1 : 10sc in the ring, close with a slip stitch
round 2 : (1sc in first sc, 2sc in next sc) 5 times, close with a slip stitch (15sc)
round 3 : (1sc in the first two sc, 2 sc in next sc) 5 times, close with a slip stitch  (20sc)
round 4  : 20 hdc, close with a slip stitch
round 5 : 20hdc, close with a slip stitch
round 6 : (1 hdc in the first two hdc, 1 decrease) 5 times, close with a slip stitch  (15 hdc)
round 7 : (1 hdc, 1 decrease) 5 times, close with a slip stitch  ( 10hdc).
Put stuffing in the strawberry
Pass the yarn through the 10 hdc and close the strawberry.

Strawberry tail 
Keep a good length of yarn and attach it to the beginning ring of the strawberry

chain3, 1 sc into the strawberry

chain 3, 1 sc in the beginning ring of the strawberry :

Repeat around the strawberry. When you're done, make 1 sc at the opposite of the beginning ring to close the strawberry. Make a thick chain with both the working yarn and the length of yarn you reserved at the beginning of the tail.

Attach to the back of the flower.


I hope I did it right  Smiley
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9  Anthropologie neckwarmer in Knitting: Completed Projects by cynalune on: December 01, 2008 09:26:15 AM
This neckwarmer is entirely based on the Wheatland Scarf  on anthropologie.com. As soon as somebody posted the link for the scarf on Ravelry, I knew I had to reverse engineer it Smiley I added a square of black stockinette on the back so that it doesn't curl and is warmer.
I think it may be a Christmas gift for my cousin. I wanted to make her a Mbius cowl, though, so I'm not sure yet.
I apologize for the quality of my pics.




Have a nice day  Smiley
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10  Re: Barbara G. Walker-a-long? in Knitalongs by cynalune on: November 16, 2008 05:27:27 PM
I've hesitated for a long time because I didn't want to make a mess; yesterday I decided to try and make the sleeves on my sweater. I've completed the first :

I may have made too many increases, the puff is huge but I like it that way  Tongue
I think I'll make some long, black armwarmers in fingering or cobweb and with a lace pattern to go with it.  Smiley
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