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Crochet Now Issue 59

Time sure is flying fast…… especially given there isn’t much to do as we are still in partial lockdown.

No big gatherings, only one household in your house, and still maintaining social distancing of 1M+ with everyone.

BUT – and this is the big BUT…….

The ice rinks are finally open! So we’ve gone from no visits to the rink, to 4 in 6 days! It’s safe to say – I did miss the rink for the 5.5 months we didn’t go……. but a week back and it’s starting to feel like I spend my life there again already!

I’ve gone off subject so much already, but it’s a bit of back ground as to why I’m slightly delaying in Shouting from the Roof Tops that I have

Not one, but TWO designs in Crochet Now Magazine this month!

Photo used with kind permission from Practical Publishing

So do you want to see what I designed?

The brief for this issue was tropical and beachy.

So design number one…… drum roll please……

crochet mini turtle,
Photo from Practical Publishing

Some cure mini turtle keyrings!

I’d had these little guys in my head for awhile…. but needed the deadline to get them down on paper….. and in yarn!

These guys used Cygnet DK in contrasting colours.

mini crochet turtle
Photo from Practical Publishing
crochet turtle keyring
Photo from Practical Publishing

The pink one has already requested these when they come back – and I’ve got big plans for some in lots of different colours!

Design number 2………

C2C of course!!!! Remember my

Animal-along Blanket

Well this guy, a bright colour Toucan, was kind of inspired by that blanket.

toucan crochet cushion
Photo used with permission from Practical Publishing

Isn’t he just the best?

So bright and colourful! and the styling is brilliant (i want a corner of a room looking like that!)

crochet toucan cushion
Photo used with permission from Practical Publishing

I adore him!

Made with Stylecraft yarn – he’s bright and bold and can be found in issue 59 of Crochet Now Magazine.

toucan cushion cover crochet
Photo credit Practical Publishing

On sale now in the UK for the next couple of weeks if you want to get hold of the patterns.

Bye for now,

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