A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 301,968
Currently Running With Scissors:
375 Guests and 4 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Black Alpaca Angel Shawl  (Read 2808 times)
Tags for this thread: shawl , wrap  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
I'm a momma on the brink
Offline Offline

Posts: 74
Joined: 18-Jun-2006

View Profile
« on: July 31, 2006 12:58:28 PM »

Hi all,
I just wanted to share a very quick and inexpensive shawl that I made for my aunt. The pattern was free http://www.styledbykristin.com/free-crochet-shawl-pattern-p06/ and the yarn came from Joann's for less than five bucks. It's Joann Sensations Rainbow Boucle yarn and it's huge (800 yds?). I had that yarn for almost a year and didn't know what to do with it until I came across this pattern. The pattern was extremely easy and straight forward and worked up fast. So, for any of you out there that are looking for uses for Rainbow Boucle here is one.

My mom is modelling the finished shawl isn't she lovely.



Knitting, crocheting, jewelrymaking and everything in between
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5823
Joined: 31-Jan-2004

View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2006 01:30:53 PM »

oooh! you did a fabulous job on that. I love it!

I'm no longer a moderator, but I will always love June 2005 - October 2008

« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2006 06:36:20 PM »

It's very pretty! If I had that I'm sure I'd never put it down!  Grin
Offline Offline

Posts: 625
Joined: 04-Aug-2004

Get Hooked on Style!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2006 08:38:40 PM »

I really like your color choice!

craftdabbler UK
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2006 05:40:33 AM »

That looks great, and so does your mum.   Grin

Well done.  Lovely work.  Excellent colour choices.  Now I want one!   Tongue

Thanks for the link.   Cheesy
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1051
Joined: 12-Mar-2004

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2006 02:18:39 PM »

Thanks so much for posting your pictures and pointing the way to the pattern -- have been wanting to make a shawl in this shape and just been too lazy to try and figure it out myself.  Really like yours in the boucle and without the ribbon fringe.  I have a couple of those gigantic Sensations skeins, too, and though I've had an idea or two of what to do with them, they're still unused.  Apparently I was waiting for your post!
Offline Offline

Posts: 661
Joined: 09-Jul-2005

my alien kitten

View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2006 08:18:02 PM »

That is really pretty, and different, too!  Neither a triangle nor a rectangle like most shawls.
I've seen that yarn at Joann's but always walked past it.  That was just one skein, and it striped on its own? Or did you have several and switched colors? It looks great.

I'm a momma on the brink
Offline Offline

Posts: 74
Joined: 18-Jun-2006

View Profile
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2006 07:25:04 PM »

The yarn I used is called Sensations Rainbow Boucle (around 800 yards). It's a Joann's brand yarn and it usually runs between $6-$8 if you catch it on sale. I get a flayer in the mail every couple of weeks from them so I got my skein for under $5. The colors come in solid or variegated self stripes. The one I used for this shawl was black variegated. I have also seen this yarn used for serephina shawls. I may have to give that a try also.


Knitting, crocheting, jewelrymaking and everything in between
Livin' to swap
Offline Offline

Posts: 1902
Joined: 01-Sep-2005

View Profile WWW
« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2006 04:42:30 PM »

Fantastic job, it's very well done.

My Wist --> http://www.wists.com/cumber1137

"Huzza for the tipper with the squished up boobs" - Luke from Gilmore Girls.
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2006 10:08:00 AM »

Shocked i like that- i made a jacket using those exact colours; white grey and black for my friend. She doesnt wear many bright colours lol so shes into dark colours- this shawl would be so cool to make, and it looks awesome. Thanks for the pattern- i really love the way it turned out Cheesy
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Draw a Person
How to Draw Minnie Mouse
How to Face Paint a Fairy
How to Draw Mickey Mouse
How to Draw Spongebob Squarepants
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: TVP Chik'n Nuggets
@Home This Weekend: Colorful Garden Chairs
Craftster Quickies: How to Make Palette Coasters

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.