Part One - Center Bloom Its July 1st and that means its officially the start of your Floralia adventure.
The Floralia blanket is suitable for everyone from the adventurous beginner to the expert crocheter. The free pattern, which will be in eight weekly parts, will be posted here on the Pippin Poppycock website and in the Pippin Crochet Club on Facebook. Fellow Blogstar, Helen Shrimpton from Crystals and Crochet has recorded a full set… Continue reading Floralia CAL – Stitches Used
The Queen of the Seas Shawl is the second pattern in my Queen collection (Gypsy Queen). I wanted something big, something to wrap around in on those warm summer nights while sitting on the beach watching the sunset. I loved every minute of designing this shawl and as soon as I came up with the… Continue reading Queen of the Seas – Now Live
There are four colour options for the Floralia CAL Lillian, Vivian, Evelyn and Martha, all in rich palettes of Special DK.
Floralia Crochet Along - July 1st Floralia Flora is one of the most ancient goddesses of Roman religion, the flamen Florialis. A goddess of flowers, vegetation, and fertility. Floralia was a festival in ancient Roman to honor the goddess Flora, held in April. The festival included Ludi Florae, the "Games of Flora" which lasted for… Continue reading Save the Date! Floralia CAL is coming.
You asked and they listened! Stylecraft are adding 5 NEW colors to their Special DK range.
Our Final Square Day 23 - April 22th Today’s FREE square has been picked by Emma Designer: Tamara Kelly Pattern: Joyful Blog: Moogly Day 22 - April 20th Today’s FREE square has been picked by Emma Designer: Polly Plum Pattern: Imagine Blog: Every Trick on the Hook Day 21- April 17th Today’s FREE square… Continue reading The Great Pippin Stash Buster
In theses unprecedented times we find ourselves making many changes to our everyday lives. The one constant is our love for yarn and crochet, but that too will have its challenges. We at Pippin understand that many have lost work, many are having to tighten their purse strings, local yarn store have had to close… Continue reading The Great Pippin Stash Buster
You know when you just have to have it! I'm talking yarn, lovely squishy soft yarn.
For this "mood board make" I wanted to explore working with blocks of color, texture and a seamless transition of color changes.