Crochet Pattern: Boardwalk Can Cover (The Explore Collection)

$5.00

A modern and stylish crochet can cover for your home. The textured stitchwork is inspired by time spent walking along a boardwalk. It is the perfect way to store your pens, pencils, crochet hooks or anything else that you fancy!

Description

This is a digital download for the Boardwalk Can Cover crochet pattern. It is NOT a finished product.


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This can cover is part of ‘The Explore Collection’, three patterns which have been designed to complement one another as a set or to shine as stand-alone pieces. Therefore they have been made available to purchase as single patterns to allow the opportunity to mix and match to suit your needs.

The other two patterns in this collection are the Pebble Can Cover and the Little Stones Can Cover.


Recently, my patterns have been inspired by nature and the sea. It is no secret that I love the peace and tranquility that walking along a deserted beach provides.

Walking along, nothing is identical, whether it is the sand dunes, driftwood, stones, shells or the puddles leftover by a receding tide.

I originally made a can cover as a child in a girl group called the ‘Brownies’. We wrapped and stuck a strip of fabric around cans and used them as storage containers for pencils. Mine has stood the test of time and I am still using it today!

The Boardwalk Can Cover is the second design in ‘The Explore Collection’. It reminds me of a boardwalk that I have walked down many times on holidays in Wales, United Kingdom. It was found at the end of a quiet country lane and was the only way down to the beach. The lines represent the little gaps between the planks of wood.


PATTERN INFORMATION

YARN

  • Schachenmayr Catania Grande (Worsted Weight – Medium (4))
  • 100% mercerised cotton
  • Yardage: 63 m / 69 yd; 50 g / 1.75 oz
  • Colourway: 03105 (Cream)
  • Yardage used: 63 m / 69 yd; 50 g / 1.75 oz (1 ball)
  • The cotton yarn holds its shape well and has brilliant stitch definition. It is perfect for home decor items.

HOOKS

  • 3.5mm (US E-4) crochet hook
  • 4.0mm (US G-6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

GAUGE

The first 5 rounds of the pattern = 7cm / 2.75in

NOTIONS

  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors
  • Stitch marker (optional)
  • Tin can or flat bottomed cylindrical container measuring: Height: 11cm / 4.25 in, Diameter: 7cm / 2.75 in

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Height: 11.5cm / 4.5in
Diameter: 7.5cm / 3 in

MY CAN IS BIGGER, CAN I STILL USE THIS PATTERN?

Yes! Instructions have been included within the pattern to allow you to adjust the size to fit a different size can or cylindrical container.

ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL STITCHES?

Some of the rounds in this pattern call for working in the third loop. A photo tutorial has been included to explain how to work this technique.

SOCIAL MEDIA

I would love to see the pieces that you making using this pattern. Please share your work using the hashtags #Lalele_Designs, #BoardwalkCanCover and tag @Lalele_Fibre_Arts to share the handmade love!

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