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Design Wars 7 | Yarn Giveaway 4 skeins of Red Heart Yarns Boutique Unforgettable: Tidal, Dragonfly, Cappuccino, Echo.
Congratulations Kortney Burpee!
Voted best design overall, best use of color, best stitching & texture, & most original! Best Use of Color Did the designerâ€™s piece showcase a creative use and range of color?
Craftsmanship Does the piece display excellent craftsmanship in construction? Consider the complexity and execution of the design.
Stitching and Texture Do the stitches chosen and the overall texture of the design compliment the yarn and its own textural attributes?
Voted best craftsmanship, second place for originality & creativity, stitching & texture, and best overall design!
Originality & Creativity Which design offers a new perspective and broadens your thinking about how to use this yarn while inspiring you to participate in creating something entirely unique and original.
Best Overall Design The design that receives the most votes by the conclusion of voting.
Voted third place for best use of color! 4
To celebrate the end of our challenge, be sure to use code DW7SALE at checkout from 4-7 June for store wide savings! Every shop is hosting a different sale; check each shop for specific details! Pattern availability depends on individual shops, so please click on your favorite images from this challenge to be redirected for sales and individual service, enjoy!
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Inspired by spring flowers, the flower garden throw is elegant and perfect to decorate a sofa, rocking chair or even an outdoor wooden bench! It can be made in many sizes and color combinations to match your taste. Six skeins of Boutique Unforgettable in Parrot were used for the sample throw.
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A light and airy piece with a trendy slashed look is perfect for your spring/summer wardrobe. This triangle infinity scarf can be worked as a single wrap (for an even lighter look) or a double wrap as shown. Red Heart Unforgettable yarn makes each piece one of a kind as the color striping always looks different!
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Looking to make a scarf, cowl, or wrap? This design looks like a regular scarf, but with a button closure at the ends it can be worn so many ways. Worked with two coordinating colors of variegated yarn in a ripple pattern, you'll never get bored with this project. The name comes from a beach town that my family and I visit, and the design is perfect for chilly morning walks on the beach.
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Perfect for layering over everything from tank tops and swimsuits in the summer to turtlenecks and sweaters in the winter, the 'Unforgettable Summer Nights' Circle Shawl can be made to fit anyone without having to first work a complicated gauge swatch and with the added bonus of being able to use any hook! To make the featured design simply choose 2 skeins in any of the gorgeous shades of Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable colors, your favorite crochet hook, and youâ€™re on your way to make your summer evenings Unforgettable!
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The "V" at the bottom of the top reminded me a princess dress, (Princess-Priscilla....sounds similar) It can be made in any size, any yarn weight. I used only two skeins of Red Heart Unforgettable yarn for the sample. Every time you put a new color tank top underneath you have a different look! You can even wear it as a vest over a shirt for an office look. Endless possibilities!
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Show your love of crochet and color with the Cascading Tote, available in two sizes! The coordinating Crochet Hook Case holds up to 12 hooks, and it has a unique interior design that matches the totes perfectly. This set is great for many things, but it was designed with my love of taking crochet everywhere in mind!
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This is a perfect project to welcome a new baby to this world! This style will fit boys and girls, and will keep baby cozy and stylish! Unforgettable yarn is very soft, and babies will sure appreciate it. This pattern includes two sizes: 0-6 months and 6-12 months.
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Inspired by the style of a knitted "wingspan" shawl, this scarf is created by working triangles one on top of the other. It is worked in short rows and all in one piece. The "winged" edges and simple shells used in the pattern give it a very romantic and feminine look. Finished scarf measures approx. 12" wide by 68" long.
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These booties are great! The best thing about them is how well they stay on because of the high set strap that is connected to the sole. The Denise Booties are an easy and functional project for all of our favorite little people, available in sizes newborn to small child.
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This headband is fun to make and perfect for gift giving. The unique stitch pattern used gives a wonderful woven look, and it's much easier than you might think! This project takes very little yarn, so itâ€™s a very quick and enjoyable item to make, and an instant favorite! Available in toddler/child, and adult sizes.
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Dense spirals, overlayed outlines, and delicate netting come together to create a scarf, throw, blanket or anything that you can think up. Follow Alice on her journey of imagination and whimsy as you fall into the Wonderland of color and texture. The pattern includes instructions for both thin and thick yarn construction.
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“I loved everything. I wouldn’t change a thing :)” - Heather M.
“I love your enthusiasm. Makes me want to stop what I am knitting and pick up and do what you are sharing.” - Lori P.
“I love the camaraderie of the contestants. I love that they share each other’s designs on their own page, and compliment their handiwork.” - Audrey B. H.
“Design wars is just so creative. The designs are beautiful and Unforgettable is one of my favorite yarns. I can't wait for some of these patterns to become available. I do appreciate all the hard work that has gone into this project. Thanks to all who helped.” - Charlotte S.
“I've enjoyed following all the design wars challenges! I love the sneak peeks and the crazy amounts of talent shown in the final reveals! I honestly don't think I would change anything!” - Jenn D. 17
June & July > > >
20 June – Chat & magazine subscription giveaway from Jo Packham of Where Women Create! 4 July – Chat & signed book giveaway from author / designer Alessandra Hayden! July – Chat & magazine subscription giveaway from 20 Claire Montgomerie of Inside Crochet!