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Who Loves Big Hugs?

posted by Carolina Guzman January 26, 2018 3 Comments

I do, I do!!  Especially when it’s my Big Hugs yarn!

A few years ago I was looking for some really soft and squishy yarn to create a new line of patterns with, and that’s how Big Hugs yarn came to be.

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Scheepjes River Washed Yarn Review

posted by Carolina Guzman December 29, 2017 0 comments

For my last pattern of 2017, I used this amazing Scheepjes River Washed XL yarn.  I loved working with this yarn, and I think it works well for my amigurumi and lovey creations.  I always use a 4mm (G) hook for my amigurumis, and the result is fantastic!  The smaller hook creates a tighter stitch definition and it makes great shapes.  For loveys, I like to use a 5mm (H) hook for the blanket.  The stitches are just a little looser, and the effect looks wonderful.  You can see the way the River Washed yarn worked up in my Mel the Monster and Friends patterns.

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