To make it the “Ultimate Shawl” for this special occasion I decided to add an edging, forming a collar and then adding bling by adding hot fix Crystals in a pretty peach colour to the edge of the finished shawls edging.
The Virus shawl edging just adds that little bit extra to make this a very special piece of crochet I think.And my friend is over the moon with her unique item of clothing to wear to her sons wedding.
The Pattern For The Edging
I will write up the pattern / instructions for the edging of this virus shaw as soon as I have time. I am currently working on a Crochet Lounge original pattern for some baby shoes, which will be available in the next couple of weeks, so watch out for that on the blog too.
At The Crochet Lounge in Hamstel Road Southend on Seawe offer lessons for both crochet and knitting including left handers, the lefties group is on a Thursday evening.
The lessons are run by Corinne the owner of The Crochet Lounge, lessons are small very friendly groups and we have lots of fun ……
Lessons are 2 hours and the cost is £10 * per lesson plus the cost of any wool, hooks and needles required.
Crochet and Knitting
Working with wool and yarn, knitting and crocheting has been a hobby for many people for a long time, in recent years it has become a very popular past time, being able to make beautiful things by knitting and crocheting them yourself is a wonderful skill to be able to have. At The Crochet Lounge we are passionate about all things Knitting and Crochet, so why not join in the fun.
We are now taking bookings for the next season of lessons and have slots available for both beginners and intermediary students.
The Crochet Lounge is a fine wool and yarn shop in Southend-on-Sea Essex. We are just outside Southend in the Southchurch area, so we are easy to reach if you are coming from Thorpe Bay and Shoebury, Hamstel Road is between Southchurch Road, the A13 so direct from Westcliff, Leigh on Sea and at the other end just off the A127 so we are easy to find if you are coming from Rochford, Hockley or further a field.
For more information on available places please get in touch, you can use our online contact form or Facebook message or call us on 01702 303030
Or you could pop in to the shop …..
The Crochet Lounge
253 Hamstel Road
Essex SS2 4LB
*prices correct at the time of posting this blog article.
The Strawberry Garland Crochet Pattern has been designed and written by The Crochet Lounge Owner and Crochet pattern designer Corinne.
The pattern has step by step instructions on how to make the pretty strawberries, flower and garland, that makes up The Summer Strawberry Garland.
The pattern is written in an easy to read format ( American Crochet terms ) and has pictures to help with some of the steps, plus grids on the pages so you can mark off rounds as you complete them.
The pattern is now available on the Ravelry site and can be purchased and downloaded direct. Payment and the download is all part of the Ravelry site making it very easy to buy your pattern, direct from Corinne the designer.All you need to do is login to Ravelry, which is simple to do and this link will take you to the Strawberry Garland Pattern.
This pattern is available to download worldwide.
Southend-on-Sea Wool and Yarn Shop
However if you are local to The Crochet Lounge in Southend-On-Sea Essex then why not pop in and get a hard copy and buy your yarn at the same time !!