Yet another potholder from the crochet book “Patalappuja á la Carte” (note: the book is written in Finnish) by Jaana Vehkasalo. This time I tried the Lettukestit (translated as “Pancake Day”).
The main part of the potholder used up just over 1 ball of Moda Vera Pure Wool 8 ply 50g/80m when I crocheted with a 3.5mm hook. The edge took a long time and it was fiddly because I had to keep swapping between the red and the brown to yarn to twist it. In the end, it turned out to be a nice, thick, waffle-like potholder.
I tried out another potholder from the crochet book “Patalappuja á la Carte” (note: the book is written in Finnish) by Jaana Vehkasalo, this one called Metsäretkellä (which they’ve translated as “Pine Forest” but technically means something along the lines of being on an outing in the forest). Continue reading →
The instructions were good and, although at first the clunies took some getting used to, after a while it was easy crocheting going around and around. Definitely fun, and definitely a wool eater!
I’m not sure I was poking my crochet hook in to the right part of the spaces because the gaps in my potholders turned out larger, more U-shaped, than the smaller O-shaped in the photographs I’ve seen, but I decided to just keep going in the same way and I’ll experiment with it some more another time.
Adventures while trying to make random things for fun by Niina (aka Give Me A Crown).