Extreme Crochet!

I had they amazing pleasure of collaborating with fellow Canadian Sarah of Mama Knows Luxury!  She has the biggest squishiest softest yarn imaginable!!!  This yarn is so big you will need a massive 40mm hook to work with it!!  Don’t be too intimidated it’s so much fun I almost didn’t want to finish my throw just so I could keep playing with it!

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Extreme knitting and crocheting is a growing trend in Canada and internationally and I’ve been googling over this yarn for awhile.  My first project had to be a throw!!  Just check out that eye candy of squishiness!! It’s so thick and cozy I literally feel like I’m wrapped in several sheep LOL.  I’ll be living under this throw parked in front of my fireplace this winter for sure!  This is the ultimate luxury piece and is definitely an investment but you have to remember this is the real deal 100% pure unspun merino wool.

This wool can also be split to double your yardage.  Splitting the yarn drops you to a 25mm hook size.  I wanted to offer you 2 options with this pattern.  To keep the full 40mm hook thickness and half thickness with a 25mm hook.  I was able to incorporate some cabling using the 25mm hook and I absolutely love the finished look!

30″x40″ 40MM Throw

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30″x48″ 25MM Throw with a Twist

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These blankets will work up super quick once you get the hang of working with these giant hooks.  Believe me it’s a blast and I think everyone should give it a go!!

You can purchase the pattern that includes both throws shown above HERE

I have a few different colours of smaller weights and will be experimenting soon with more patterns!  To check out all Sarah has to offer check out her Etsy shop

Direct Link to this gorgeous Cream Yarn

Direct Link to purchase your own hand crafted 40MM hook

Take 5% off your purchase until June1/16 with coupon code: MJSOFFTHEHOOK05
Check out the video clip below for a little DEMO on how it’s done!

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Happy Hooking friends!

Michelle

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