Today's giveaway is all about fabric and fiber and all the great ways to knit, crochet, quilt, felt, weave and more with fabric and fiber. If you do one of these crafts but are considering trying a new one this great collection fiber craft books and supplies is one you will definitely want to get yourself in the running for. And be sure to scroll down to see the free crochet daffodil pattern from the book The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet, 2nd Edition.
This Craftside Fabulous Fiber Book and Supply giveaway includes:
A copy of the brand new book:
1 ball of Trendsetter Yarns Blossom
1 ball of Bernat Camouflage - Blue Frost
A varity of quilt fabrics
1 DMC Marbleized Scissors
1 DMC Scissor Case
1 DMC Punch Needle Embroidery Transfers
1 Crochet Dude Bloom Loom
1 Dritz Tape Measure
Question: How often do you try a new craft? End date July 19th, 2014
D A F F O D I L
Skill Level: Intermediate
Note: Make cup of flower first; then, make petals.
Ch 5, join with a Sl st to form ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, 10 sc in ring, join with a Sl st to first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 2 (counts as a dc), working in the back loops for this row only, 2 dc in next sc, *1 dc in next sc, 2 dc in next sc, rep from * around (15 dc), join with a Sl st to top of beg ch-2.
Rnd 3: Ch 2 (counts as dc), 1 dc in each dc around (15 dc), join with Sl to top of beg ch-3.
Rnd 4: Rep Rnd 3.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, *skip next dc, [1 sc, 1 dc, 1 sc] in next st, rep from * around, join with Sl st to beg ch 1, end off.
Rnd 6: Join yarn in any free loop at back of Rnd 1, working in the remaining front loops, *ch 10, 4 tr in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each of next 2 ch, 1 hdc in each of next 2 ch, 1 sc in each of next 2 ch, skip 1 st in Rnd 1, Sl st in next st, rep from * 4 times (5 petals), join with a Sl st to first Sl st, end off.
And in case you are also interested in crocheting up a 4-color spiral (like the one along the bottom of the cover) pop on over to this Craftside Crochet post.
More about the CPi book:
This is a comprehensive reference book on all aspects of crochet.
This book provides a reference for all methods, including Tunisian, intermeshing, broomstick lace, hairpin lace, and freeform crochet.
Includes step-by-step instructions for all the basic stitches and swatches of 100s of stitch patterns with completeinstructions. Now with:
- 15 all new projects
- 20 new stitch patterns (220 in all)
- Expanded basics
- Hundreds of tips and ideas
Margaret Hubert designs for yarn companies and book and magazine publishers including Crochet, Interweave Press, Quick and Easy Crochet, Crochet Fantasy, and Belle Armoire. She teaches at yarn shops, retreats, and national gatherings and rarely misses a national conference in the needle arts field. Among her specialties, she is a master at freeform crochetand knitting. She is the author of many books and currently resides in Pawling, NY. Visit her online at http://www.margarethubertoriginals.com and http://margaretshooksandneedles.blogspot.com.