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Seeing Double Crochet Mystery Shawl CAL Clue # 6!

Hello and welcome back!

I have Clue # 6 for you today! This one is all about the Edging!

Row 1 : Join edge color anywhere; I joined mine on the top side, one or two stitches in from the corner. Single crochet in the same stitch you joined in. Single crochet in each stitch across, 3 SC in corner, Sc across next edge, 3 SC in the tip of the shawl, Sc across the next edge, 3 SC in other corner, slip stitch to join.

Row 2: Sc in first stitch, Work a cluster in the next stitch as follows; yo, insert hook, pull up a loop, yo pull through 2 loops on the hook, do this twice more, 4 loops on the hook, yo, pull through all the loops, Ch 1, * skip 1 stitch, sc in the next, cluster in the next. Repeat from * across and around the shawl. Work 3 SC in both corners and the tip of the shawl. Slip stitch to join and weave in ends.

Congratulations! You are finished!

Here is a video that will show you how to do the edging.

Here is a playlist for the Shawl: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbit-rHFlRlm7DRU2nyqBM-wGbs4huIl4

**Please note that some of the videos do also contain True Crime discussion.

THE YARN! we are using is a fabulous hand dyed 100% Merino worsted from the every talented Donna of CrystalSkyesHandDyed on Etsy. While you do not have to use this yarn, please go over and take a look at what she has to offer, it’s all so beautiful!

OH, I have some gorgeous hanks that would work great for this as well. All hand dyed by Amber of Crafty Performers. Please have a look!

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Seeing Double Crochet Mystery Shawl CAL Clue #4 and #5

I have a playlist for the Clues which you can access here: Seeing Double Crochet Shawl Mystery CAL

**Please note that some of the videos do also contain True Crime discussion.

Here is a written description of the Clues:

Clue #4: Row 1. (Increase Side) Ch 3, Turn. Triple Crochet ( yarn over twice, insert hook, pull up a loop, pull through two loops on the hook, yarn over, pull through remaining two loops on the hook) in the same stitch. Triple crochet in each stitch across. Triple crochet in top of chain at the end of the row. Row 2. Ch 3, turn, Triple crochet in the next stitch and across, Triple crochet in chain at the end of the row. Repeat row 1 and 2 twice more. 6 rows of triple crochet.

Clue #5: This is a general guide for finishing the rows.

If you are color blocking each clue in a separate color, you will now reverse the colors. This will create the intention of the shawl, which is to see it in double, or mirroring the work.

You will now work the sections (or clues) in reverse. Clue #4 will be in the center, and you will go back the other way to where you started.

So the order should be: Clue 1, Clue 2, Clue 3, Clue 4, Clue 3, Clue 2, Clue 1.

And of course the color combinations and yarns you use are totally up to you!

I will see you for the final step, Clue #6, which will be the edging!

Have fun today!

The Yarn we are using is a fabulous hand dyed 100% Merino worsted from the every talented Donna of CrystalSkyesHandDyed on Etsy. While you do not have to use this yarn, please go over and take a look at what she has to offer, it’s all so beautiful!

OH, and if you would like to use something from my shop, I have some gorgeous hanks that would work great for this as well. All hand dyed Exclusive Colors by Amber of Crafty Performers, just for the Fiber Floozie! Please have a look!

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Calling All True Crime Enthusiasts!

I have started a new live series on my YouTube channel! We are really moving along on a scrappy blanket MAL too! We get together and talk about True Crime cases, while knitting or crocheting, or just chatting and hanging out.

We have also started discussing ways to increase our situational awareness and how to be a hard target, not a soft target to be taken advantage of.

We will be starting a True Crime and Knitting book club soon! Stay tuned for the details!

Here is the latest edition:

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#vixflooamiMAL22 1st Quarter Roundup

Cheryl and I hosted our 1st Quarter Roundup of the #vixflooamiMAL22 last night! It was lots of fun see all the entries in the slideshow! We are running this Make A Long all year long, so if anyone would like to join in you can email either one of us with your makes:

fiberflooziecrafts@gmail.com or vixenpurple1968@gmail.com

We are picking a winner once every quarter which means we can offer some really great prizes. Head over to the video and take a look! Oh, and don’t forget to subscribe to both of our channels, please and thank you!

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Crazy Days of Summer!

Well the heat is here. Not loving it, lol. I am having to get up much earlier to go walking, also not loving it, haha.

However, we have a new member of the family! Meet, Cerberus. He is a 5 year old Border Pit, Border Collie and Pit mix.

Cerberus

What a sweet lovable boy he is! And between him and Duke I am being more motivated to walk everyday!

Duke

I picked up Cerberus this last weekend while on a trip to attend the Crochet/Knit Addicts of North Texas Facebook Group monthly meeting. It just happened to be on the same day as World Wide Knit/Crochet in Public Day!

Me at Starbucks in Plano Texas

We had such a great meeting! Stay tuned for more on the next project we will be doing!

How is your summer going?

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May May be Productive?

Beginning of a new pattern.

I have several things on my needles and my hook to be finished in May!

Therefore I am hoping that May is a productive month. I was not sitting around in April. However I had a couple road trips which slowed down my production line a bit!

I talk more about some of it in this video 😊

https://youtu.be/EVXePoGJFuk

I have another new pattern coming out with a collaboration, and I am so excited! But I can’t say more until the pattern is back from testers!

Collaboration with PawPlyYarn!

I am also working on some fantastic new tutorials for my YouTube channel and I can’t wait to see how they are received 😆

What are your plans for May?

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Trade Days

Laela Martin of “The Stamping Ground”

I managed to get out and go to a local Trade Days event last week! It was almost completely outside, and despite being a bit windy and chilly, well attended.

I went specifically to see a friend of mine who lives close to me and is a fellow crafter! Her name is Laela, and she makes the most beautiful handmade cards! She is also a crocheter, and nomad crafter like me!

We had a great visit. I brought home a few of her cards too! I will show them in another video. Meanwhile, I hope you enjoy my little clip of her beautiful work.

Have fun today!

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PRESENTING: My New Pattern! The Willow Arches Shawl ❣️

https://fiberflooziecrafts.com/product/willow-arches-shawl-pattern/

I am so excited to bring you my first design! This is my Willow Arches Shawl. I came up with this design after using one of these stitch patterns in my Be “Squared” Crochet A Long.

I made mine using Willow Yarns Denim Grace, a medium 4 weight acrylic wool blend. This is a lovely yarn to work with and worked up beautifully!

https://www.willowyarns.com/product/willow+yarns%26%238482-+denim+grace+yarn.do

This is an advanced beginner pattern. I have tutorials for both left and right hand on my YouTube channel.

https://youtu.be/5JXZkEY07aA Right

https://youtu.be/Yk0j7nbtlNM Left

This has been such a fun process! With getting the feedback from the testers to seeing their photos of their shawls, to filming the tutorials!

I hope you enjoy it! ❤️