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February Koigu Journal

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Let's make something fast and frivolous As winter ends in the North we're looking for projects to match the change of light and how it makes us feel about colors. In the Southern half of the globe, you're changing toward Autumn and its earthier, red/gold colors. In all locales, it's time for a pretty little project. Frances is modeling a necklace crocheted in a simple motif that looks something like a pomegranate. Each motif is edged in the same color and has a bead placed at  the bottom for stability. They are then joined to a slip stitch beaded band...

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Koigu Journal January

Posted by TAIU LANDRA on

Let's track a design from idea to finished garment The holiday celebrations are over for now and we think it's time to make something fun and a bit challenging for yourself. That was our first thought for this month. After a little brainstorming and inspiration, we decided to explore knitted motifs. It's easy to find crocheted motifs. Knitted ones are a bit scarcer. So we had to a bit of looking before we were happy. We found a leaf motif that uses a row of ridges placed regularly on a stockinette background. We liked this one because it's essentially a hexagon, which makes...

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