Sunday, December 23, 2007

Cathedral Rose Window Afghan

Links will be added here as found...

Pattern for sale here

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'Thee' blog post containing many links, corrections etc.

Similar pattern= Stained Glass Afghan, published in Crochet Today !Nov./ Dec 07 here..

mintlatte's CRW planner copy of the afghan here

Here is a cute little Cathedral Window to test colours with...Design by Dot Drake

The North window of Notre Dame de Paris.

Emily and original colour choices.

New colour choices.. and the first rounds complete...
update on Dec. 26th,

Update Jan. 3

Best laid plans and all that...argg...Turns out I'm short on my older Simply Soft colour 'Embroidery Print".. not the same as their new one. So....for now I've started a new CRW.. using the colours recommended in the new version of the pattern. Yes.. I too have trouble getting an accurate photo of these colours...

Red Heart: black, gemstone, amethyst, and teal

Update here Jan. 6th.

Monday, December 17, 2007


From Elan,

We've found these categories to be somewhat broad
in gauge categories. On our website we've
decided all our yarns into 10 gauge categories,
which allow for more accurate substitution of

For your future reference, here are
the gauge categories used at Elann:

List of Gauge Categories at

8-11 st/4" Polar Weight (which includes
some yarns with less than 8 st/4")
12-14 st/4" Bulky Weight
15-16 st/4" Chunky Weight
17-18 st/4" Aran Weight
19-20 st/4" Worsted Weight
21-23 st/4" DK Weight
24-26 st/4" Sport Weight
27-29 st/4" Fingering Weight
30-32 st/4" Baby Weight
33-40 st/4" Lace Weight