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I’m pleased to say that the Demelza pattern is now also being released in Spanish, on the same schedule as the Pippin CAL. You can find information in Spanish about the CAL here, and the link to the first section is here. Thank you so much to Carmen for the translation.
The Demelza CAL officially begins today! Part one has now been released on Pippin Crochet Group, as well as links to Esther’s videos, but I also will be updating here with links on each release date. Part one – US terms– UK terms – Dutch – Spanish – Esther’s video Enjoy!
I’m very pleased to say that Sew & Sew on Facebook are now selling colour packs for both the Demelza and Ross blankets; all the colours of Stylecraft Special DK that you need to complete each blanket. Sew & Sew are a small official stockist of Stylecraft Special DK, as well as making and selling … More Colour packs
Meet Slinky Malinki. Slinky Malinki – otherwise known as Slinky (or ‘that daft cat’, or ‘the little black devil’) – thinks that all blankets are her blankets. And I do mean all blankets. No sooner do I pick up a blanket to work on it – usually when it’s a one-piece, or when I’m working … More ‘All blankets are my blankets’
Completed freesia! I’m pretty happy with how it’s turned out. Now to make another dozen or so, to make a proper little bouquet. Hopefully now I’ve done the first, and written the pattern, the rest will be easy 🙂
My current big WIP is a Mandala Madness blanket, but this weekend I’ve distracted myself into a smaller project. My grandma is dying of liver cancer; it’s very aggressive, and it’s been a very quick decline. Before this year, she was healthy as anything and seemed likely to continue that way for a good many … More Distractions
Originally posted on It's all in a Nutshell:
I would like to announce that I will be doing video tutorials for the Demelza blanket designed by Catherine Bligh. The blanket has been inspired by the character Demelza from Poldark, a series of novels written by Winston Graham in the 20th century and recently adapted for television…
When I decided I’d like to try my hand at designing a blanket inspired by Demelza Carne, from BBC’s Poldark (2015) and Winston Graham’s novels, I was absolutely terrified. Inspired and enthusiastic, but terrified. I had never designed a blanket before. I’d designed – badly – a square that I then used in different colour … More ‘You’re Demelza. God broke the mould.’
It seems incredible to me, but the Pippin Crochet Club on Facebook are embarking upon a crochet-a-long of my Demelza blanket, beginning on the 25th August. It’s a great opportunity to work on the blanket with other people – particularly if you’re less confident with some of the stitches, or newer to crochet. I hope … More Demelza blanket CAL