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Bloom Burst CAL is at an end

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Bloom Burst CAL is at an end
By Teresa Conway 2 years ago

As autumn has truly begun and warmer days are fading away, we hope your finished Bloom Burst CAL piece will brighten up your days to come! Hopefully you enjoyed the different crochet motifs inspired by real species of flowers and used them to create your own unique crochet pieces.

For this CAL you will need Stylecraft Special DK (100% acrylic).

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1 x 100g (295m) ball of Stylecraft Special DK (100% acrylic) in each Jaffa 1256, Fiesta 1257, Sunshine 1114, Matador 1010, Bright Green 1259 and Aspen 1422. You will also need a 4mm crochet hook.

Don't panic if you're new to crochet, as we teach you how to crochet this flower from start to finish in our very floral pictorial guide, below.

If you missed the start of our exclusive CAL do not fear. You can still download the patterns for free:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

 

It all began with the meconopsis which was arguably the simplest of the three floral motifs. Two colours were used in each motifs with a whopping 80 motifs in 20 different colour ways.

meconopsis

This was followed by the hellebore flower with three different shades.

hellebore

The beautifully textured scabious was our third and final bloom.

Scabious

It was great to see some of you getting stuck in to our latest CAL over the last few weeks and sharing photos of your progress over on our Knitting Network Facebook page. Here are some of our highlights:

Sarah E Laking enjoyed crocheting a fabulous range of the scabious motifs in an array of colours ready to sew together into something lovely. Looking great, Sarah!

Sarah E Laking

It was blooming brilliant to see the colour theme Helen Squire chose for her meconopsis motifs. Having the double layer motif creates an interesting 3D texture.

Helen Squire

It was blooming brilliant to see the colour theme Helen Squire chose for her meconopsis motifs. Having the double layer motif creates an interesting 3D texture.

the statement scarf

2. The bright blanket.

The bright blanket

3. Top table-runner.

Top table runner

4. Wondrous wrap

wondrous wrap

Don't forget to share your finished pictures, we can't wait to see the motifs put to good use.

Join us for our next CAL launching Friday 13th October. This time we are making a wintery blanket, click here for more information and to see the inspiration behind it! 

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