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Misty Summers & High Tides

I have to say, I am in LOVE!

It isn't often that I design a crochet accessory.

But when asked to create an 80" long summer wrap for Interweave Crochet, I jumped at the opportunity and I am so glad I did.

This design, which has been named the cruising wrap, was inspired by San Francisco summer ~ high tides, windy days and the misty breeze brought about by the Pacific Ocean. (The coldest winter Mark Twain experienced was a summer in San Francisco.)

This design is also inspired by one of my most favorite wines; a rare Rhone red - Counoise, yum, yum. You can introduce yourself to special blends at Winc ~ find yourself some liquid inspiration! I stitch at night so most of my designs find some sort of inspiration from the grape. lol

The Cruising Wrap is worked in a repetition of 14 rows with fringe added to the edges. I love it in white - but the possibilities are endless imagine a red, white and blue wrap! L.O.V.E!

Pick up your copy of Interweave Crochet Summer 2018 and get to hookin'. I'll provide a proper review later, but should you find yourself in need/want, c'mon mostly it's want, of some new tools, check out what KnitCrate has to offer - I LOVE my tin and carry it with me EVERYWHERE I go!

More on this pattern and Interweave

Interweave Crochet Summer 2018 features 19 stunning designs. Create crochet projects perfect for dyeing and get great dyeing tips (including 3 methods for shibori) from 3 top designers. Try new trendy fibers and create projects made from raffia, abaca, and hemp. Indulge in sweet summer lace with projects sure to be your new favorites, and learn about the magic of crochet thread from a spinner who knows. Finally, crochet up 9 nautical-themed projects perfect for your summer getaway. This issue has all the crochet you need this summer!

Until my next post,

stitches and sips,

A from Skeinsnsticks

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