Across the Board CAL: X's & O's

Monday, May 9, 2016

Welcome to Part 6 of our Across the Board CAL! For those of you just joining, everything you need to know about the CAL can be found on this post.

This segment is brought to you again by Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts. For those of you who coveted their new Reinvent yarn from the Skipping Stones segment, you have one more chance to win with this segment's giveaway!

Reinvent is designed to appeal to the environmentally conscious customer who desires a luxury yarn that respects our planet. Made from reclaimed new fibres this beautiful yarn incorporates multiple trends in the knitting world, dyes beautifully, and provides a fabulous knitting, crochet, or weaving experience. With lots of yardage this yarn is suitable for a wide range of projects, and is competitively priced. Fiber content: 49% Wool / 34% Mohair / 11% Nylon / 4% Acrylic / 3% Silk. 400 meters / 437 yards per 100 gram / 3.5 oz skein.

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This segment's strip is X's & O's by Susan Sullivan, current president of CGOA! 

"The soft jade background of Susan Sullivan's design lends an elegant simplicity to this strip. Susan has used surface embroidery embellishment in lavender, coral, and shocking pink to add small accents of bright color every 8 rows, making up the "O"s. With the title of "X's and O's," an afghan made from this strip would be a perfect gift for someone on whom you want to shower with lots of hugs and kisses.”

Susan's strip gets back to basics with the soothing rhythm of traditional stitches. While the pattern alone is stunning enough to justify being worked in solid color, Susan adds pops of color in the form of French knots for a finishing touch. This pattern can be found on page 13 of the Across the Board 2015 booklet.

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  1. I wear crocheted sweaters usually with jeans.

  2. I wear all kinds of crochet with my jeans! I wear sweaters, shawls, scarfs, hats, mitts...I love it all!

  3. I love wearing crochet with jeans

  4. Hats Hats Hats summer hats winter hats fall hats

  5. I have some crochet necklaces I wear when it's warm.

  6. I love anything lacy with blue jeans .dresses them up

  7. Anything! I think it all looks good - whether casual or lacy


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