more granny goodness

Turns out 4 balls of Lion Brand Landscapes (colorway Desert Spring) was not enough to finish the shawl.  Thank goodness Wal-Mart had 2 more!

not your average crochet granny shawl

I had a few ounces leftover from making sure the colors blended seamlessly between balls (although it wasn’t really necessary, it would have looked fine with abrupt color changes), but I pretty much used all 6 balls.

not your average crochet granny shawl

You might think that, as a simple granny triangle, this wouldn’t require a written pattern.  However, there are a surprising amount of ways to make this shape, with different numbers of chains, treble stitches on the end of rows, & different row transitions altogether.  I might write this up and post it if you’re interested.

These photos are unblocked though, without the ends weaved in, so I’ll have to wait to take the final photos for the pattern until I can get to that.  In the meantime I’m just admiring the colors…

not your average crochet granny shawl

Never thought these colors would go so well together.  Who woulda thunk?  Well, Lion Brand did.  Thanks Lion Brand!

Even though this is acrylic I can tell already it’s going to be toasty — I can’t wait to wear it if it will ever get cold enough for my heavier weight items!  Today the high reached 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius), so I didn’t even need close toed shoes or long sleeves for most of the day.  It’s December.  Go home weather, you’re drunk.

The knitted cowl is coming along, I’ll have more to share on that soon hopefully but I do have to make 3 more Christmas gifts!  Better get busy.

That’s all for now then, thanks for stopping by!


  1. nicolaknits says:

    It’s beautiful. You are definitely tempting me to try that yarn! I don’t think my Walmart has it though. Maybe Michaels.


    • Thanks! When I checked the Michael’s website I don’t believe they had it, but Hobby Lobby did and you can order it online from JoAnn’s (it’s just more expensive than ordering it online from Wal-Mart).

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  2. Absolutely beautiful. Love the colors and would love to have the pattern!


  3. Absolutely beautiful and I love the colors. I would love to have your pattern for this!


  4. Irene Porter says:

    That’s lovely, the pattern would be very useful.


  5. I love the richness of the yarn. The colors are differrent enough to please me. And yes definitely writeout the pattern.


  6. Leticia Jurado says:

    Lovely! Have never used that yarn now I will have to try it lol and YES please write out the pattern 🙂
    Thank you for always sharing your work with us.


  7. Such beautiful soft colours love it
    Clare x


  8. Catherine says:

    I never would’ve thought to pick those 2 colors off the shelf but they are amazing together! It’s so pretty!!



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