Friday, March 2, 2012

Summer Shawl Finished and New Baby Popcorn Started

Tah Dah! I finished my Summer Shawl...this worked up so fast and is so pretty...

Here is a close up shot of the stitch...

Moving on to crochet for my first grand baby that is on its way... This is Lion Brand Baby Soft yarn and it is a dream to work with. I am using an F crochet hook and the yarn is so fine and delicate. It is Sport Weight in Pastel Yellow. We still don't know if its a boy or girl and I just can't wait that long to start crocheting for him/her.

Here is a close up of the popcorn is very easy and works up fast.
More projects coming soon...

Thank you all for your kind comments on all of my projects. I do appreciate them so much. They keep me motivated to continue crocheting, taking pics and blogging. Hugs to you all!! 

Happy Crocheting!


  1. Beautiful summer shawl, very nice color!

  2. Your summer shawl is very pretty - love the color. :)

  3. Very impressive! Soft colors and patterns are chosen with taste.

  4. both projects are so pretty! I love your color choices :)

  5. Busy, busy... for some very nice works !
    Love the colors you choose...
    Have a nice week-end.

  6. Hola!!! que lindo y cuanta ansiedad trae, esta bueno que empieces ahora y seguro serán otras mantas también jajaja, el punto es precioso y el color es ideal se ve tan suave un beso grande Sandra.

  7. Love your summer shawl - so pretty. The baby blanket is lovely too.I can tell your grand-child is going to have some beautiful things - such fun making for a new family member isn't it?

  8. lovely shawl... the colour is gorgeous!
    the baby blanket looks fab too!
    you choose such lovely colours
    blessings, Willow x

  9. Did you have the pattern for the shawl? Im looking for something to work up quickly :) Thanks for sharing your lovely work!

    1. Yes Laurel, here it is, I posted it in my previous post. Enjoy! Thanks for you comment.

  10. Dear Eileen. Your summer shawl and blanket are wonderful. And also they are very hard motifs to make. Really you are so good at crochet. I like both of them...

  11. lovely projects. I love your baby popcorn blanket. so pretty.

  12. Beautiful wrap :)) An exciting time crocheting for a grand child,.. The colours of the yarn these days are varied and gorgeous :))

  13. That blanket is just fabulous. I'm tempted to learn to crochet just for that.

  14. Hi Eileen! I am very like your wrap! So nice and gentle color and lovely pattern! So thanks for the link, it is useful to me. I was going a long time to make a shawl and finally I found a pattern I like!
    Have a sunny day! Olga ☼

  15. Eileen que tengas un muy Feliz y bello día de la mujer!!! besos Sandra.

  16. Don't you just LOVE that popcorn stitch? That's my "no brainer" stitch when I'm sitting in bed getting ready to go to sleep. I have a blanket of this stitch started in a wonderful linen's growing quite large...I think I'm on the final skein. I'm trying to decide if I want to put a border on it. You're having a grand baby? How fabulous! You'll have gobs of fun making for that little one! The yellow yarn you used...same as what I used to make the dress that I posted yesterday. It IS lovely, indeed! I actually also used an ivory color (used two strands held together) to add a little something different on that dress...but the picture didn't show it off very well. Thank you for your recent visits and comments (and Pins too, I think)! I've been following you for a very long time and just haven't commented very often. That is about to change! =) Hugs, Annette

  17. Beautiful blanket! Congratulations on your soon-to-be grandbaby--how exciting! :)

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  19. I see all pretty colors and structures!!! What a nice post of your beautiful work so good to see! :)

  20. It is so fun to crochet for new babies!! How exciting that you have a grand-baby on the way. Your crocheting is beautiful. Thanks for sharing with us at Link It Up Thursday.


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