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I LIKE CROCHET JUNE ISSUE - FEATURE & FAVORITE PROJECTS

I am so excited to finally share this news! The latest issue of I Like Crochet just launched and I am honored to have some of my projects featured! I have been working on these patterns for quite some time and it is really exciting to see them published! 

5 THINGS I LOVE SATURDAY

1. Flowers!
2. Who's up for a CAL?
3. Reminder!
4. Weekend practice!
5. Get making!

Enjoy your weekend!
Photo via Syl Loves.

THE ALEXA JUMPER - A KNITTING PATTERN

I  am so happy to finally be able to share the Alexa Jumper Pattern with you! 
It's a pattern I have been working on through the colder days and finally managed to write it up and share it with you!

The jumper is really comfy and cozy and would definitely make a lovely wear during the colder days of spring and fall! It's designed in two pieces, front and back; the sleeves are knitted separately and then sewn in place! The jumper also has a cowl which is knitted in the end using raised stitches from the neck band! It's knitted in Stockinette Stitch and the sleeves and cowl are knitted in simply ribbing!

I chose to make it in a navy colorway but I am dreaming of making a grey one for the next season! I used Alize Lanagold Classics in colorway (82) and  US 10 (6 mm) circular needle, and US 10 (6 mm) straight needles for the sleeves! The jumper could be made in any medium, worsted weight yarn!

Basically it's a fun pattern and as not a lot of shaping is involved I would recommend it for beginners as well! You can find the pattern on Etsy & Ravelry to get yours! 

If you decide to give it a go, I would love to see your version of this pattern! 
Be sure to share your photos with #ltblogged or #littlethingsblogged for a chance to be featured on my Instagram + Facebook so I can see your beautiful work! 

How are your projects coming along? Finish any big projects lately?

5 THINGS I LOVE SATURDAY

1. Here's the trick!
2. Grab your coffee and check out Mandy's blog!
3. Kate's podcast!
4. Get it girl!
5. Yes, please!

Image via Mollie Makes

FLY FORWARD SHAWL PROGRESS

I'm so happy to share my latest project I've been working on with you! It's actually my first knit shawl pattern and I am really loving it so far, if I may also say it is really addicting!

5 THINGS I LOVE SATURDAY

1.  I love anything hexagonal!
2.  Here's a lovely weekend project!
3. And another one!
4. Weekends are also for reading books !
5.  Yes, please!

Enjoy your weekend!
Image via Sandnes Garn.

STRESS AWARENESS MONTH - WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS

Happy Friday everyone!
April is stitch awareness month and the lovely people at Craft Yarn Council are running the Lemon Drop initiative for the second year in a row to support the cause.