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Goooooooooooood moooooorning !

Kaleidoscope is done….after all the joining and the edging stuff I am proud to show it to you in all its glory :D

Enjoy …

160 little colorful squares joined with a very easy and beautiful method don’t you think? and it is a very very very fast method….pfffffff…so fast I joined all the squares in two days :)

If you’re interested I’ll be very happy to explain it step by step with a graphic ;)

and make also a graphic pattern for the two edging rounds …

The blanket measures 130x85cm…It is crocheted with Nako Vizon a 100% acrylic yarn with a 4.5mm crochet hook…

Sarah, my daughter, is in love…. She slept with it yesterday even if it is 36 Celsius degree here (still in a very very hot summer days)

Hope you liked it too ;)

Have a colorful day!

Sucrette

Decorate…

Hello Lovelies!

Today I want to share with you a book that holds a special place in my heart…it is on my shelves for quite some time now and I keep checking it day after day … It is the most beautiful decoration book I’ve ever seen (and I am not taking any money for saying that :) hehe )

It is called : “Decorate” and I am sure some of you have heard about it…

It has the most beautiful pics and brilliant decorating  ideas (don’t know if you love decoration books but they are my favorite :) )

It is the only decorating book that I adore from cover to cover…I’m crazy in love with every single page of it…

I bought it from a local book seller here but you can find it trough amazon here… (I think that the cover has been changed…I just noticed that when I searched for it on amazon to give you the link)

and the author have a lovely blog too… go take a peek (it really really worth a visit)

That’s everything for today…(It’s been quite some times that I wanted to share with you this lovely book , if I could I would shown you all the pages :) )

See you next time for the big tadaaaaa day of my daughter Sarah’s Kaleidoscope blanket…Yes it is almost done (I’m crocheting right now the final border round) and it is, I have to admit, B E A U T I F U L :)) really really…

So, stay tuned ;)

Kisses to all!

Sucrette

P.S: For those who are asking about the GIANT Granny Challenge…Yes it is still going on and you can, of course, still join! There is no date limit for participating or for finishing the blanket! It is just a fun experience that we are all sharing together and you can post your pics here or here ! ciao ciaoooo

Good morning!

Hope you’re having a good time today…

I, myself, am enjoying a lot a lot “the making of ” Sarah’s blanket …

Crocheting small squares and throwing them here:


This is the kind of project I love to make…

without any thinking and any planification…

just using all (most of all) colors of my stash of Nako yarn: 30 colors :)

I’ve made so far 150 little squares (here on these pics you can only see 120 )…still have to do 10 more… and I’ll reach the total of 160 :D

and then I can begin the lovely job of joining :)….yaaayyyy I have a very very small idea here in my head about how to join these little squares…

but I’ll keep it secret because I don’t know yet the result …

So, my lovelies, my next Kaleidoscope post will be a tadaaaaaaaaaa one…because showing you the joining steps will take out all the surprise look of the finished blanket :)

But I promise that if the blanket turns out beautiful I’ll make a detailed pattern explaining this “how to join” special method step by step… ;)

Have to go now…

Thank you for visiting today :)

Have a lovely day!

Sucrette

One year of blogging…

Posts: 131 posts

Comments: 2,422 (THANK YOU :) )

Site subscriptions: 214 active subscribers (THANK YOU :) )

189,314 views all-time :)

One year of crocheting…

One year of sharing…

One year of having fun…

One year with you my friend…

One giveaway…

and one winner….tadadadaaaaaaaaaaaa…..

tadaaaaaaaaaaaaadaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa…

and the winner is:

Comment number 107: Linda!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This is what Linda wrote:

Linda Ball

WOW! Congrats on your anniversary!!! Your blog is so inspirational and colorful.

I’m crossing my fingers and toes with the hope that my # is picked b/c I want so much to try that Nako yarn!

Dear Linda,

Congratulations for the giveaway!

Please give me your full address (you can send me an e-mail to this address: sucrette@lemondedesucrette.com) so I can send you as soon as possible the package!

The package will fly from Beirut-Lebanon right to your home :)

Thanks to all those who participated in this first giveaway :) I wish you good luck for next time ;)

P.S: Sorry I could not put the small widget directly in my post due to some technical problems :( (this is why I took a pic of it and post it) but you can read all about it here !

and before I go I want to wish a happy blog anniversary to my friend Teje who wrote her first post the same day as myself! Happy blog anniversary to you Teje and to Nero :) To many years to come!

Have a super excellent day!

Sucrette

Summer time…

Hellooooo hellooooo hellooooooooooooooo! How are you?

Just a last small post before monday 15 ! A last post in my first year of blogging :) to show you some progress I made in Christina’s ripple…Love it so far…

Hope you do too :)

Have to go now…

Do not forget: the Giveaway is still running until monday morning ! So hurry up if you did not left a comment yet! There is already 232 comments there … I am soooo thrilled :D

Thank you soooo much for being here…

Sending you lots of love wherever you are :)

Sucrette

WOW WOW WOW I am sooo thrilled by all the comments you are leaving on the “giveaway” post :) 149 so far :) I wish I could make you all winners …

Today, some pics of my Kaleidoscope blanket’s progress…

72 little squares so far…

What I like about this blanket is that I can not predict how it will turn out…I’m just making squares…making squares and enjoying these small 2 rounds without any idea for the joining method :)

and when I crochet a small square and throw it in the bucket I feel like I just moved for 1mm a big mountain … What an accomplishment :D haha

If you’re interested in the small square pattern you can find it here (just crochet with one color only the first two rounds)

That’s all folks ;)

Have a wonderful day!

Sucrette

P.S: The giveaway is still running here until August 15 ! Good luck!

Giveaway!

Hello!

On monday August 15 I’ll be celebrating with you my first blog anniversary !

Le monde de Sucrette will be one year old :)

On this special occasion I’m holding a small giveaway :)

The package the winner will win contains:

1- 5 balls of 100g of Nako Vizon (the 100% acrylic yarn I use for most of my crochet work) The yarn is excellent :)

These are the colors: Dark fushia (my favorite yarn color ;) ), blue, white, orange and dark plum

2- 6 cute and small 10g of Nako colorful yarn

3- A 4mm red crochet hook with a handle

4- A small crocheted green elephant I made long time ago

5- A bag of 100 cute decorative buttons (I brought from Istanbul)

All you have to do to enter the giveaway is to leave a comment here on this particular post ;)

You have one week to leave your comment (the giveaway will stop on monday August 15) and on Monday 15 or Tuesday 16 I’ll pick up one winner and send to her (or him) the package !

Don’t be shy! Even if it is the first time you leave here a comment I’ll be very happy to hear from you ;)

Thank you all again for being here! It seems like yesterday I just started this blog…Time really flies… and thanks to you I am still here today :)

Kisses!

Sucrette

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