I received a very inspiring email from my customer and friend Chantal, who said: What a joy to work the London yarn with patterns designed by EclatDuSoleil! London is a laceweight wool and silk yarn, exclusive to my shop. Here Chantal started by working the center of the Celeste shawl. She got inspired and added […]
Many thanks to Sylvie for sharing her beautiful version of the Blue Song shawl, designed by EclatDuSoleil. Sylvie substituted the laceweight yarn in the original version by the Zauberball 100, col 2398. She had two 100 g balls and started the second one to work the last 7 rows. She made version 2 of the […]
I’m happy to share this superb interpretation of the pattern Summer Breeze (designed by Hélène Marcy) and crocheted by Valérie using 2 balls of Zauberball 100. You can find 18 colourways of Zauberball 100 by clicking here, and the pattern for the Summer Breeze shawl by following this link.
Five years ago, in my newsletter for May 2015, I discussed three ways to construct a triangular crochet shawl. Pascale from the blog Pascale Passions Partages was looking for a simple pattern for a self-striping yarn and found my article. She went for method 1, the top-down triangle, using the basic pattern as written, and […]
I’m very happy to share this version of the pattern Paving (designed by EclatDuSoleil) made by Josiane. Josiane used 2 balls of Beth Chatto to make her stole (other alternatives are London or Covent Garden). After a few tests needed to adapt the pattern to this yarn (fewer stitches and a larger hook), and a […]
A beautiful shawl by Chantal, who chose to work the Bluebird design by EclatDuSoleil using a ball of Whirl in the colour Forbidden Fuchsia. I find this fuchsia Bluebird magnificent – congratulations to Chantal for her excellent idea, her perfect execution of it and a great photo! If this inspires you, you can find the […]