The „Seaweed“ blanket

So this is it. My first publication. I am really proud and honored and i feel pretty privileged that my design made it to the brand new SCHEEPJES YARN 7 – Reef.

The book-a-zine is available at your Scheepjes Dealer and features 17 fantastic patterns of the most wonderful designers such as: CYPRESS TEXTILES,  RED SPARROW CROCHET,  THE GUY WITH THE HOOK, LILLA BJÖRN CROCHET, A BOY & BUNTING, A SPOONFUL OF YARN and many more. Every Pattern is inspired by nature and the natural beauty of the reef. Pure underwater love.

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For my pattern I used a mixture of Scheepjes River Washed and Scheepjes Stone washed. The intention was to create a blanket in calm colors which can be used on a daily basis. It is once again crocheted in the mosaic technique.

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As a father of two, it was important to me to make this baby blanket strong so it can pass from child to child, even if I can not guarantee that the older one will share this blanket with a younger sibling. Parents will understand what I mean….

I hope you like the design and  always remember: The best kind of sleep beneath heaven above is under a crochet blanket, handmade with love. Even if this blanket does not come with an assurance I really hope that every child will sleep tight under the Seaweed blanket.

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If you use my patterns and post pictures in social medias it would be nice to link or refer to my blog  www.martinupnorthblog.wordpress.com and use #martinupnorth . Feedback is more than welcome!

More to come soon from up north…

 

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  1. It may be your first publication, but it won’t be your last. This is well-deserved recognition from a wonderful yarn company, and they are lucky to have your design in this issue of Yarn. Congratulations!

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  2. Another beauty! I am still working “One for the Road” for my grandnephew due in August. Will send photos when done.
    And I was hit with coincidence when you sent the article on the diamondbaback terrapin release,as my daughter was with them that day!

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    1. Beautiful blanket & congratulations on your first published pattern. I am sure more is yet to come. I discovered mosaic technique a couple of months ago & at the moment working on my first blanket.
      I would love to make some of your designs also, they are beautiful!

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  3. congrats! sadly I’ve spent last 30 minutes trying unsuccessful to find this 😔 any direct link to the book-a_zine would be appreciated. ps I live in USA thx so. Much

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  4. Hi Martin! I love this blanket! I have also been looking in the US for this book-a-zine and found a website that is not in the US. When I searched for Scheepjes yarn stores in the US, many of the websites were not secure. Is there an online store to purchase a pdf? I would love to print it out. Thanks for whatever help you can offer. Keep up the great work and congratulations on this achievement!!

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    1. Hi Martin! I’ve found a copy of this “Reef” bookazine on Ebay. The pattern is beautifully written. I’m so excited to get going! Thanks so much for everything you do.

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