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Crochet! And a giveaway

This shawl. The work of fairies, no?

I love it. It’s crocheted, not knitted. And it’s not hard to do. I’ve just proofed the pattern, and I could easily follow the instructions. And if I can figure them out, so, oh so, can you. You’ll need a hook, (F/5) and two skeins of Sparrow. The pattern? We’ll post it on Wednesday when we release our first ever crochet (!) collection. T’will be an e-book of five lovely designs by Rebecca Velasquez: The shawl above, the mitts below, and the sweater, hat, and ascot all further below.

For a chance at one of three giveaway copies of Crochet, post a comment below. On Wednesday, just before we launch the collection/patterns, we’ll choose 3 entries and announce the winners right here. So, thoughts…? Read on for notes on the pieces that follow.

Apricot–my favorite color on this bleak, gray day in January. This is NOT how it looks here today.

An easy beret. So pretty, so modern. With a knitted hatband, no less.

And little keyhole ascot, with floral motifs embedded in the mesh pattern.


173 Responses to “Crochet! And a giveaway”

  1. Nikki says:

    Beautiful designs, making me fall in love with crochet again – thank you.

  2. Lisa Poole says:

    I love all of theese. The shawl…gorgeous!

  3. Helen says:

    Wow, lovely patterns, the jumper is beautiful :)

  4. emmanuelle says:

    So beautifiul!I I love particularly the sweater and the béret . Allways beautifiul colors and photos , so nice during these gray days that we have in France too.

  5. Kelly says:

    Those are beautiful patterns. Excited to see them once they are relased.

  6. Betsey says:

    Beautiful designs! More to love about Quince!

  7. greedy nan says:

    I’m still struggling with my crochet but you say the shawl which I really, really love is an easy pattern to follow so to win Crochet would be a real treat.

  8. Monica says:

    I hope it’s not too late, but I am in. Haven’t crochet since school, but who knows!?

  9. Christine Marie says:

    Lovely designs for lovely yarn. Who could ask for more? Thanks for shining the light on crochet.

  10. Love, love, love the beret. Can’t wait to see the pattern and buy the yarn. I also love the idea of mixing knitting and crochet. I’ve done it with my own work for years but don’t recall a pattern with it.
    Looking forward to the pattern release on Wednesday.

  11. Corlene says:

    The shawl is gorgeous. I love it!!

  12. Patricia says:

    Love the new collection, especially the sweater. I can see making them all, and can’t wait till you release the new e-book.

  13. Cami says:

    I love those wristwarmers and the shawl as well. Everything looks so wistful and romantic. Gorgeous designs!

  14. Jenifer says:

    Oooh! I have yet to make garment with crochet yet. I’ve been a knitter for years, but granny squares made me learn to crochet. I would love to be able to broaden my abilities with ANY of these patterns!

  15. Evieandlily says:

    These are the best crochet patterns I have ever seen, truly beautiful

  16. Linda says:

    Such beautiful crochet patterns; I’m so glad to see crochet patterns made with lightweight yarn having a lovely drape. Hope to see even more.

  17. Kate Reisig says:

    I love these patterns and I would make all of them! Just beautiful.

  18. vibeke says:

    BEAUTIFUL designs!!
    gorgeous shawl…

  19. Melissa says:

    Very pretty designs. Very wearable.

  20. Carol K says:

    These patterns are lovely. Congratulations on your e-book.

  21. Tammy says:

    I am so happy to see more crochet from u. I want 2 make them all. They r fabulous. I love all the work each of u do.
    Big Fan!

  22. Gail Exline says:

    The sweater is just beautiful! Rock the Crochet!

  23. Eleanor says:

    I think I’m too late but did want to say I’m happy you’re including crochet! Thank you!

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