When the New year came upon us I decided to challenge myself to a project from one of my favorite designers. Janie Crowfoot and her Bohemian Blooms Blanket was a absolute joy to make, the techniques and stitches kept me enthralled and the members of the Pippin Crochet Club really enjoyed seeing my progress over… Continue reading Designer Showcase – Lucia’s Fig Tree
So you spent hours picking colors, weeks even months hooking and sometimes frogging .. you've finally finished. You want to shout it to the world! I'm done.. here's my new baby!
This weeks lesson I'm going to start of with tips, tools & shopping for colors before we get into the nitty gritting of exploring colors and creating moods.
This week we will look at how to use the wheel to pick complimentary colors.
Color Theory 102 - Blends Gradients and Ombre... In lesson 101 "The basics" we touched up on Tones, Tints and Shades. These elements of color theory are basis to creating blends, Gradients and Ombre effects.
In the visual arts, color theory is a body of practical guidance to color mixing and visual effects of a specific color combination.
I will try my best to keep this as simple as possible and not bog you down with technical information. Starting Monday January 7, I will be releasing my Color Theory Lessons. One lesson each Monday for 5 weeks. Each lesson will have a homework assignment and for those who complete their homework will be… Continue reading Color Theory Lessons are back!
Hello Pippin readers, 2019 will be all about quality not quantity. So many patterns fall through the gaps as we rush to get on board the newest crochet along. However, what happens to all those patterns that come before, during and after a crochet along. They sit in our Raverly library, they gather dust on… Continue reading New Year.. New Project..
There is something very sweet and sensual about rich pinks and dark chocolates
"A young fox, thinking that the world of humans must be better than life in the forest,