Tuesday, 15 September 2015

My Rainbow Circles Wrap made with Scheepjes Linen Soft

Hello again,

Did you have a good weekend? Here the weather has turned to rain, we just had a big thunderstorm here! And the sky just looks a dark grey, where has all the colour gone, I ask you....

But I found the answer - you can always crochet a rainbow!!!!

And that is exactly what I did!

My Rainbow Circles Wrap


You might remember that I am also currently working on the Scheepjes CAL 2015 to make the Flights of Fancy Shawl, I mentioned about it here in my earlier post. I am very busy with this project right now and I hope to show it to you as soon as it is finished (there are 75 motifs that need to be joined!)

I knew that I would enjoy working with the new Scheepjeswol Linen Soft yarn and I instantly fell in love with the wonderful large palette of colours. So I ordered quite a lot of different colours, more than I needed for the CAL.

And then inspiration struck and I had an idea for a shawl....

...and this is the result! Ta-dah!!!



My Rainbow Circles Crochet Wrap - Ta-dah!!!


How I made my crochet Wrap

I started with a lime colour with a row of circles and then slowly added more colours, row after row.


Here I laid out my ideal colours.... (later I changed one of the colours)

 
Here you can see that it was possible to work in both directions!



 
I really loved these 7 colours, nice for Autumn!


But I continued to add more colours...


Here are some photos of the finished Wrap with all 12 rainbow colours! You can see that I decided to add some dangly tassels in the shape of more circles. In true funkycrochet manner, I varied the length of the dangles.








Wearing my Rainbow Circles Wrap with a wooden Shawl pin or alternatively, as a cosy scarf around my neck! It is very versatile!

I am very proud how this design has turned out, from the inspiration to the finished Wrap! And I love this yarn, it has a nice weight and drape to it, the stitches look well defined.

Also the pattern was fun, I enjoyed seeing it grow!

I can see lots of more possibilities, varying the colours, making a thinner or wider version, with more or less colours....


Well, I hope you enjoyed this post today and that it has brought a bit of (virtual) sunshine and a colourful rainbow into your life!





 
 
 
Have a great week! And if you want to leave me a comment, then please do! You know I love to hear from you all...

26 comments:

  1. Very nice such an instant rainbow!
    Looks very good on you :-)!

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    1. Hello Stins, and welcome back! :) Thanks for your kind comments!!! xx

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  2. Wauw, it looks beautiful. A Rainbow makes me feel happy, because here it rains too. But I didn't have much time to crochet unfortunately, but that time will come. Have a nice evening.

    Sweet greetings,
    Emily
    (casacreaemilia.blogspot.nl)

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    1. Hi Emily, yes, I hope you will find more time for your crochet soon!!! xx

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  3. A beautiful make, so bright and cheerful.

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  4. Ein leuchtender Farbtupfer, wunderschön! Der Clou sind die vielen Zipfel.

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    1. Danke, Birgit!!! Finde ich auch.... ;) xx

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  5. Weer een mooie creatie!! En prachtige kleuren!!!

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    1. Dankjewel, Christine! Scheepjeswol is altijd tof! ;) xx

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  6. I envy you the rain, Ingrid. Here it is still so hot and humid.
    I dream of rain and rainbows. Love the wrap!
    Amalia
    xo

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    1. Thank you, Amelia! I hope you get the much needed rain soon... xx

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  7. We have rain here too but it's a good thing ... we need it ! Your wrap is great and suits you quite well .... have a lovely day !

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    1. Thanks, Geraldine! Enjoy your weekend!! xx

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  8. The wrap is wonderful!!! Love the colorful, happy feel it has about it.
    Hugs,
    Meredith

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  9. The discussion here reminds me of the life lesson: "If you want a rainbow, you have to put up with the rain."
    Everybody needs a fix of cheerful colour every day so it if is still raining outside, your shawl is your rainbow inside!
    I especially love your shawl's 'dangles'. I always say (or sing) "If you like something, put a fringe on it" and then like it more! hehehe
    In answer to your question about the weekend, I have been very busy and active all week so now I have a lot of blog-reading to do!
    I love your creations, Ingrid, and always excited to see your latest. Take care xxx

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    1. Hehehe, yes, colours and tassels, dangles and fringes also put me in a good mood! ;) xx

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  10. Stunning. I love the colours you have used. I really like the fringing you have made .It really suits you. Have a lovely week

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  11. It's beautiful and will be very versatile. Well done!

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  12. It's stunning, the colours are so wonderful :) A really happy cheerful wardrobe staple for autumn! x

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  13. Your crochet scarf is so beautiful!!! You're a great crafter♡

    Cheers, Sandra

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