Thursday, February 20, 2014

FO: Flavia the Unicorn

I simply couldn't be happier with my latest crochet project....  Meet Flavia the Unicorn, another freshstitches friend!  I wanted to crochet something for the Ravellenic Games and I wanted to start now, so I had to pick something that I could knit entirely from stash, and then I remembered how much I loved the Flavia pattern when Stacey released it last year and I knew it was meant to be.


yarn details
Green Oak Acrylic in White
worsted weight
100% acrylic
100 g / 200 yds

Caron Simply Soft in 9742 Grey Heather
worsted weight 
100% acrylic 
machine wash warm water, dry on low heat, delicate cycle
170 g /315 yds @ $2.50


...and random worsted weight stash yarn in rainbow colors

findings
12mm safety eyes
polyfill stuffing

project details
pattern: Flavia the Unicorn by Stacey Trock
finished size: height is 10'' from foot to horn base, 12'' if you include the horn; arm span is 10'', body is about 5'' wide.
hook:  H (5.0mm)
gauge: No.
yarn used: about 1.2 skeins of the white yarn (180 yards), guessing on the rest based on the designer's calculations: grey - 40 yds, light yellow - 10yds, rainbow colors: 20 yds each.
duration: February 7 - 16, 2014.

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