Monday, March 24, 2014
Week 3 Challenge: Flowers!
There are so many beautiful flower patterns out there - I spent a ridiculous amount of time browsing on Ravelry. (I know, so what else is new?) But I finally chose this pattern by Lucy at Attic24, for Japanese Quince Flowers.
I ended up making two versions of the flower itself, as I didn't love the first one. I wanted to use some pretty scrap yarn I had lying around...
...but I found that it was too fuzzy, and the flower lost its delicate beauty.
So I started over with thinner cotton yarn...
and was happier with the outcome.
Here is my final notebook page for this project. I had to translate into US crochet terms.
And here are my two lovely quince flowers, complete with little green leaves: