17/09/2014

Simply Crochet Issue 23

"Issue 23 officially goes on sale tomorrow, so we thought we'd treat you to one last preview. This stunning blanket was designed by Magda de Lange. Inspired by her travels to Istanbul, the mood reflects the energy and colours of the city. We're captivated."   - Simply Crochet Facebook Page

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Simply Crochet Magazine Digital Version

Thank you Tanya Kalyan and the team for inviting me to contribute to your stunning magazine and thank you for being very friendly, professional people throughout this project.



The Inspiration/Design Process - links below
Istanbul Inspiration
Process of Choosing Colours
Choosing the Yarn

The Yarn -  links below:
34x50gr Colours of Grace Hand Dyed Aran Cotton Available locally in South Africa from Beatrix Snyman and locally as well as internationally from Hilda Steyn
Colours used to create this blanket: Lime Light, Melon, Orange, Moss, Grey, Lilac, Pink dust, Jade, Denim, Baby Blue, Olive, Sand, Champagne, Mustard, Candy, Mudpie (4 balls of this brown), two balls each of all the others.



  

24 comments:

  1. Congratulations Magda, it's a stunner indeed! Gorgeous. And I can see how Istanbul was an inspiration, wonderful job! Can't wait to see the rest of the article and pics...
    Have a lovely day, xhaafner

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  2. Oh my Gosh Magda! I got this in my FB feed and didn't realize it was yours!
    What a stunning and jaw dropping blanket! My heart skipped a bit when I first saw it! I would love, love to make this!
    Congratulations! It was well deserved!

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  3. Wow Magda! Super beautiful blanket, congratulations with the publication if it! :)

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  4. WOW!!!! I congratulate also.... to the wonderful planket, to the photo, to the publication... to everything.... the colours.... amazing!

    ♥ Katja

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  5. congratulations, my dear Magda!!!!!!!!
    xxxxxxx Ale

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  6. congratulations Magda :) :) :) I really LOVE your blanket! :) :) :) kisses for you :)

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  7. Wonderful, Magda! Well done you! I have the honor of getting interviewed and having loads of photos in an upcoming Simply Knitting issue. Have a wonderful Wednesday!
    Best,
    Sheila
    http://sheilazachariae.blogspot.com/2014/09/holiday-knitting-and-crocheting-part-two.html

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    1. How exciting Sheila and congratulations! Off to enjoy your blog now.

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  8. Congratulations, Magda. Well deserved. Your blanket is gorgeous!!!

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  9. Thank you everyone, it was such a gorgeous project to work on and I was itching to share it! The yarn is to die for, it suits this square so well. I wish I could really go mad and buy boxes full of Melani's hand dyed Aran. If you live in South Africa - go mad, go big and make a Colours of Grace blanket! I have to make a another blanket that is for sure, the design is a treat to hook!!

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  10. wonderful, congratulations Magda!!!!!

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  11. Absolutely stunning!! Congratulations!

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  12. Congratulations, Magda! What a gorgeous design - can't wait for my copy to go online and have a closer look! Marianne xx

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  13. Congratulations Magda, it's a gorgeous blanket!

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  14. Magda, this is just perfect ! Congratulations!!! Your blanket is very, very beautiful! It looks so soft and warm and inviting... :)

    x Dragana

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  15. great !
    Greetings from Poland :)
    Katarzyna

    www.sajuki.blogspot.com

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  16. ...very very nice, Gratulation :-)).
    Greetings from Germany (Bavaria)
    from Reserl

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  17. Wow Magda! This is one of the most beautiful crocheted blankets I've ever seen! And congrats on contributing to Simply Crochet.

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  18. It's wonderful, the colours are perfection. Well done for being featured in this excellent magazine. CJ xx

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  19. Cheers all - I hope you are making a similar blanket soon!

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  20. ~ ♥ ~ I love your blanket and soon I will put myself into this dance of colors with my hands. ♥ Thank you for being so inspiring ~ ♥ ~

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  21. Hi, what is the issue # to find the pattern for this beautiful blanker?

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    1. OOps, just saw it at the top of your post! =) #23

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    2. Oh no, the issues only go back to #32.... how can I find a digital #23 issue? Or, has the pattern been posted somewhere else by now since it's been so long? Thanks!

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