Tropical Shores Crochet Blanket by Coastal Crochet

Tropical shores crochet blanket workshop
This blanket, designed by Eleonora Tully for King Cole, is inspired by tropical shores. This was a 6 part crochet along in 2021 and is now offered as workshop together with Eleonora to get you started in making this blanket. Recreating in crochet the palm trees, sparkling seas, coconuts, shells and blue lagoons of a tropical shore is wonderful. The blanket consists of 4 different full sized square designs and 3 smaller square designs. Fully inspired by the joys of a tropical shore. 
The finished blanket measures approximately 106cm x 130cm (42in x 51in)

Cost

£69.00

Date

30 Oct 2023
Expired!

Time

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

What will we cover?

Eleonora will take you through her pattern and cover the variety of different stitches and construction techniques to make the blanket. Special stitches include;

  • Back post treble
  • Front post treble
  • Front post double treble
  • Front post quadruple treble
  • Popcorn

How will I be taught?

You’ll be taught in our studio by the lovely and experienced tutor and designer of the blanket Eleonora,  through demonstration and guidance as you work.

You’ll also be able to ask questions, making sure everything is clear and that you’re getting the best results you can.

Do I need any previous experience or skills?

This workshop is suitable for an advancing beginner. Basic crochet skills are required, attendance of our beginners’ workshop and some subsequent practice would be sufficient.

Are materials provided? Is there anything I need to source myself?

You can use any DK weight yarn for similar effects but the materials used in the original are 8 colours of King Cole ‘Big Value DK’ 50g (100% acrylic, 145m/158yds) in the following quantities:
Yarn A: Sand (4022): 3 x 50g balls
Yarn B: White (4020): 5 x 50g
Yarn C: Jade (4046): 3 x 50g
Yarn D: Mustard (4026): 3 x 50g
Yarn E: Turquoise (4044): 4 x 50g
Yarn F: Lime (4049): 3 x 50g
Yarn G: Saxe (4040): 3 x 50g
Yarn H: Emerald (4050): 3 x 50g
4.50mm hook (or hook to match tension),
Tension
17 standard treble stitches across and 10 rows measures 10cm x 10cm using a 4.5mm hook.

What will I take home with me?

You will have made a good start on some of the blocks in the blanket and have gained the skills to complete the rest of the blanket with confidence

Refreshments

Drinks and biscuits will be available but we recommend that you bring a packed lunch with you.

Photography

During all of our workshops photographs are taken for promotional purposes only. Please make us aware at the time of booking if you would prefer not to be included.

Tutor

Eleonora Tully
Eleonora Tully

Eleonora is a passionate crochet designer and blogger. Her Dutch mother crocheted her own wedding dress in 1974 and Eleonora was wrapped in crocheted blankets soon after she was born - it really has always been a part of her life! Eleonora lives with her husband, three children and family dog, a Miniature Schnauzer called Salty. As a designer she draws a lot of inspiration from the coastline where she lives, and shares this through her blog: www.coastalcrochet.com. Many of Eleonora's designs have been published in magazines including 'Simply Crochet', ‘Inside Crochet’ and 'Crochet Now', and she posts regular updates on her popular Instagram account @coastalcrochet. In her day job she works part time as a nurse and has hosted crochet workshops as part of local NHS wellbeing events.

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