Sneak Peak

8 Nov

Well even though I have a million things I should be working on….like cleaning the oven…lol. I ducked into Spotlight the other day and they were having a 40% off sale on all their yarn! Wow! Now most of their yarn is ok but not great but sometimes in the search you come across something just a little bit special….I managed to find a super soft acrylic/milk blend (yes I did say milk!) Chantilly. It comes in gorgeous soft colours and is lovely to work with, I was overwhelmed with the need to start my next pattern…when really I should have been working on the commissioned pieces that I have to do! Anyway here is a sneak peak at how it is looking so far.


I love this yarn…..I may have to go back today and get some more.

I am very close to releasing my new pattern Windblown Leaves…a unisex scarf pattern that has been in testing for the last few weeks, you can see Opal blogging about it here.

I also picked up a couple of other yarns that will no doubt make an appearance over the next few weeks, although I am really looking forward to starting on something I have planned for some lovely yarn I bought from Colourmart in the UK just recently. Look at this it’s beautiful!


10 Responses to “Sneak Peak”

  1. Opal @ Playing with Fiber November 8, 2012 at 10:18 pm #

    I’m curious to see what you’ll make with all that lovely yarn. I love the colors in your crochet project. 🙂

    • sarahscrochet November 9, 2012 at 6:56 am #

      Thank you Opal….it will be up for testing soon I hope 🙂

  2. Opal @ Playing with Fiber November 9, 2012 at 7:01 am #

    I meant to say this before (and forgot) but you should link to your patterns in your sidebar. And now, I’m off to purchase one of your patterns I wanted to test (a few months ago) but couldn’t since I was too busy with client assignments and knitting projects.

    • sarahscrochet November 9, 2012 at 7:16 am #

      Thank you Opal, I’m not sure how to link my patterns in my sidebar but I will have a look and see if I can work it out 🙂

      • Opal @ Playing with Fiber November 9, 2012 at 7:45 am #

        According to Ravelry your link is… I’ve seen people link with text, or pictures (such as clicking on the NaBlaPoMo icon on your sidebar links to that site.)

        You could create a clickable text link that takes people to your designs, or use a pictures (such as one of your lovely designs) that when clicked would lead people to your Ravelry design page. I’ve seen quite a few designers do that, it might be a way to get additional sales for your patterns if you provide a link here on your site. Just a thought… 😉

      • sarahscrochet November 9, 2012 at 11:19 am #

        Thank you so much Opal, this is a steep learning curve for me 🙂 I have worked out how to create a list on the sidebar with clickable links but haven’t yet worked out how to put a picture there…I’m not sure how I managed it with the nablopomo picture! I am going to figure it out though as it can’t be too hard.

  3. Opal @ Playing with Fiber November 9, 2012 at 6:13 pm #

    I found a tutorial that you might find helpful, so instead of keeping that in your post, you would copy/paste the completed info onto your sidebar.

    Here’s another one hopefully those will be helpful. Once you get used to it, there’s so much you can do. 🙂

    • sarahscrochet November 9, 2012 at 9:11 pm #

      Thanks Opal, I’ll check these out tomorrow 🙂

  4. sarahscrochet November 11, 2012 at 2:30 pm #

    Thanks Opal 🙂


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