Category Archives: Crochet ideas

New arrivals….

Available to buy from 25th May, the new summer ‘Stripes’ edition fromPompom magazine’

( Price 14, 90€ )  packed full of lovely geometrical patterns…

 

                                                           

                                                              Here’s a little peek at what’s inside….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some of the patterns in this issue can be made using Scheepjes ‘Linen Soft’ sport/dk  blend of cotton and linen, which we also now have in stock ( 3.95€ / 50g) pictured here below on the left….

And we also have the beautiful new Swedish Linen fingering yarn  ‘Kalinka’ by Karin Oberg – (16,50€/100g ) pictured here below on the right…. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AND  also available to buy from 25th May will be the fabulous new issue of ‘ LAINE magazine 5′

 ( Price 24€ ) with lots of beautiful ideas to keep your needles occupied!

                                                  Here’s a few photos of what you’ll find inside….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New in stock at Kaleidoscope are a selection of technical knitting and crochet books for all levels….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toft Dolls

Kaleidoscope now has the very latest book and doll kits from the talented Kerry Lord.  

‘Edward’s crochet Doll Emporium’ is the follow up to her other wonderful books including Edward’s Menagerie, Edward’s Birds and Imaginarium.

This wonderful hardback book is full of easy to follow instructions with clear photos on how to make lots of different dolls and their clothes. 

The book and kits are  currently only available in English  ( price  19€ ) –  the doll kits ( 31, 50€ ) and the clothes kits ( 19, 50€ ) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And here is ‘Lottie’  my first attempt and great fun to make!

 

 

 

 

Dominique

Thanks to one of our customers ( Dominique), this pattern is so simple to make you can take it anywhere and it’ll almost crochet itself. We made ours in Seawool by Fleece Artist, a soft, drapey merinos and seacell mix. Seacell is made from seaweed and like bambou it has a slight sheen and washes very well. We sell in a wide range of colours at Kaleidoscope. This pattern is for sale in our E-shop in EN/FR price 3 euros.

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Tangram

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tangramBased on a chinese puzzle from my childhood , this crocheted scarf is an interesting way to play with colours. A quick and simple project using  Cumulus ( 74% baby alpaca and 26% mulberry silk) by Fyberspates.

Requires 5 x 25g Cumulus by Fyberspates

5mm hook

Pattern by Rosalind Finlayson, can be purchased in EN/FR from our E-  shop, and at  Kaleidoscope price 3,50 euros.

 

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The Daisy Scarf

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daisywrap01            A simple design with added beading

makes this elegant lace wrap the

perfect accessory for day and evening.

This pattern  is available to buy

in EN/FR at Kaleidoscope and in

our E-shop. Price 3.50 euros.

For this pattern you will need :

2 X 50g of SILKPACA

by Malabrigo yarns

crochet hook: 2.5mm

570 beads for crocheting ( optional )

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Estelle

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A quick project in Kidsilk mohair, this little shawl will delight all crochet fans especially if you’re time is limited.

This pattern by Rosalind Finlayson is  a FREE download  in our E- shop !

For this pattern you will need :

Either 2 X 20g/ 350m  Sensai ( Ito yarns ) or 350m of a similar type yarn.

crochet hook : 4mm

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Kathryn

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kathrynThis triangular shaped shawl, is formed by crocheting a series of small lace squares together using a 2,5mm hook. The fine, soft, lace yarn by Malabrigo  makes it lovely to wear. You might need a little patience to do this pattern but it’s worth the reward.

The ‘Kathryn’ pattern by Rosalind Finlayson is available to buy at Kaleidoscope and in our E- shop –  EN/FR price 4.50

you will need: 2 X 50g Malabrigo lace ( col: Paris Night )

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