Friday, January 16, 2015

Midnight Blue Shawl : Simply Crochet 27

Happy New Year! I hope 2015 is going great for you all so far!
Today I want to share some photos of my Midnight Blue Shawl.
It’s my own pattern and it is available in Simply Crochet issue 27 which is out now.

I’m feeling really proud because the shawl actually made it onto the front cover of the magazine  :)

If you buy the magazine, check out the article on page 76 about crochet accessories, I share some of my thoughts about why I think crochet accessories are so great!
This shawl is made with silk yarn. It’s super soft and super shiny.
The yarn is from Colourmart (click here to see their webpage). This company is based in Shrewsbury and have the most amazing yarns. The colours they offer are amazing, the quality of the yarn is so high and to top it off the couple who run the company are really, really nice. I can’t recommend them enough!
The pattern features beaded crochet. Little glass beads are such an easy way to add some extra shine to your crochet projects.
Have a wonderful weekend everyone!


  1. Oh Elisabeth I love it, it's gorgeous and the colour is perfect. Well done you on getting on the front cover and for the feature. I'll have a look out for it. :))

  2. Congratulations on making it to the front cover, I can see why it is so beautiful, a real delight.

  3. Hello Elisabeth! Beautiful and elegant shawl! I love the the color, the yarn and the little beads. Well done, congrats!
    Best wishes for New Year!
    Have a fabulous day!
    Hugs from Portugal,
    Ana Love Craft

  4. Elisabeth may I ask what month's issue is this?

    1. It's in the January issue (number 27) and it's in shops now :)

  5. Gorgeous shawl !!! And congrats for your work beeing on the front page of the magazine !!!
    Have a nice weekend !

  6. Beautiful, congratulations!!
    Happy and creative 2015!!!

  7. Congrats Elisabeth that is so fantastic.

  8. It's simply beautiful! Love the color, too!

  9. I saw this in the magazine and loved it, but thought it might be beyond me! It is beautiful though and I love the colour of yarn that you chose! xx

  10. It's gorgeous, well done you are so talented. :) xx

  11. Congratulations !!! you can be proud ! it's soooo beautiful !!!! That's a nice way to start 2015... Have a lovely week end !

  12. I work in Shrewsbury and never knew this company existed. Your border is just like the one I put on my Elise shawl. Do you think we will all eventually run out of crochet combinations to do? It looks really good. Jo x

  13. How marvellous and on the front page of the magazine too! Congratulations! Exciting name for the fine!

    Keep well
    Amanda xx

  14. Congrats for the feature on cover page :)

  15. Well done - I saw it in the magazine today.

  16. Hello Elisabeth! Looking forward to seeing it when I next collect my magazines in England! :) The blue colour is stunning. Thanks for the link to the yarn company, how amazing! Do you have any recommendations - what yarn spec did you use? (ie. silk and merino?) would be very interested to know!
    Ingrid xx

  17. Congratulations! It is fantastic to have a pattern published in such a well-known magazine. I will get the copy in a couple of weeks. It always takes some time to get the magazine in Germany, but I will have a close look. The shawl is really stunning, I often thought about crocheting a shawl in deep blue, it looks so elegant. Have a nice Sunday, Viola

  18. Wow your shawl you designed and crocheted is just beautiful and you did a great job! We are new Instagram buddies!
    Julie at Julie's Lifestyle

  19. Kudos to you, Elisabeth!!! Can't think of someone who deserves that cover more. The shawl is gorgeous - have been doing a bit of travelling, which has left little time for reading. Glad to see you've been busy! XOXOXO

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  21. This looks absolutely perfect. All these tiny details are made with lot of background knowledge. I like it a lot.

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