Crescendo mini-collection + giveaway

by Elizabeth Sullivan February 13, 2019 44 Comments

Crescendo mini-collection + giveaway

We are so pleased to present a mini-collection of patterns featuring our Crescendo gradient sets! As we did for our Presto collection last fall, we sent yarn out to several indie designers and they have recently released their beautiful designs. This collection includes knitting and crochet, lace and texture, large projects and small. We hope you enjoy perusing the patterns and then don't forget to enter our giveaway! (See all the details at the bottom of this post.)

Sarasi airy lace shawl pattern by Lana Jois

First up is Sarasi by Lana Jois in our Lavender Dusk colourway. Lana designs stunning patterns, often incorperating lace, and we were delighted to work with her again for this collection! Sarasi is an asymmetrical triangle knit in an airy lace pattern in that makes a good-sized lightweight shawl with just one set of Cresendo.

You can find Lana on Ravelry and on Instagram as @lanajois.

Storm Dance crocheted wrap

The Storm Dance Wrap by Vicky Gory uses two Crescendo sets (Daydream and Deep Blue Sea) to create a long 12 mini-skein gradient from very pale to dark blue. I love the beautiful crocheted patterns representing the rain and the clouds. The rectangular wrap is worked on the bias, ending with a dramatic diagonal edge.

As a special offer for our readers, Vicky is offering anyone who purchases the Storm Dance Wrap pattern a second pattern of your choice for free with coupon code Crescendo until February 28th.

You can find Vicky on Ravelry and on Instagram as @veraandbess.

Sunny Honey infinity scarf Tunisian crochet pattern

The Sunny Honey Infinity Scarf by Margo Bauman is worked in Tunisian crochet and shown here in our Sunrise colourway. Tunisian crochet is one of my favourite crochet techniques and this pattern uses a double-ended hook. Fun! The honeycomb pattern has a different but complementary texture on each side so is guaranteed to look great whether you wear the scarf long or wrapped around the neck.

You can find Margo on Ravelry - those of you who have participated in the Indie GAL may recognize her as flyingflower :).

I'm spiraling cowl knitting pattern

The I'm Spiraling Cowl by Carla Pera is knit in our Pretty in Pink colourway and is shown here with a gorgeous shawl pin by Crafty Flutterby Creations. This pattern is the perfect project for newer knitters looking to increase their skills. Carla (who is a TKGA certified Master Knitter) includes lots of helpful tips to guide you through the pattern and make your project shine.

You can find Carla on Ravelry and see her website here.

Giveaway!

We have to giveaway:

To enter comment below and tell us which design you would like to make and which colourway of Crescendo you would choose to make it with!

  • Giveaway closes at midnight EST on Sunday February 17
  • We'll randomly pick the 4 winning names from the comments on this post and will contact the winners by email

Contest is now closed. Thank you so much to everyone who participated and  congratulations to our winners: Carine, Patricia, Cassandra, and Diane. You'll have an email in your inbox with instructions on how to claim your prize.

Note: Choose the colour name from the dropdown menu to see the corresponding image.





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44 Responses

Angie Cooper
Angie Cooper

February 18, 2019

I’d love to crochet the Sunny Honey Infinity Scarf by Margo Bauman! Been wanting to try a Tunisian crochet for a while and that’s a lovely design I could really see myself wearing. Love the sunrise colourway but think I’d like to try it in Pine Forest.

Rachel Ballew
Rachel Ballew

February 18, 2019

I really love the Sarasi pattern! I think it would look lovely with the Greyscale set!

Connie Kline
Connie Kline

February 17, 2019

It took a while but I finally decided – I would do the Spiraling Cowl in Deep Blue Sea. Honestly, any of the gradient sets would be beautiful.

Melanie
Melanie

February 17, 2019

I can see so many amazing possibilities, but I think my first pick would be the lovely lacy Sarasi in Daydream.

Marie-Hélène Vachon
Marie-Hélène Vachon

February 17, 2019

Hmmm…. They’re all lovely! But it would have to be the Sarasi with the Black Rose!
Mais je garde la Gaia en tête pour un autre projet! Trop belle!

nd
nd

February 17, 2019

Gaia, possibly Sunny Honey.

Jennifer
Jennifer

February 17, 2019

I would love to make I’m Spiraling Cowl in the Deep Blue Sea colorway

Ginette
Ginette

February 17, 2019

I would love to knit the Sarasi using the Daydream kit.Thank you for this giveaway

Lisa
Lisa

February 17, 2019

That was a tough descision! But in the end I’m Spiraling in the Gaia colorway won out. I think that’s going to be a gorgeous combo!

Christine
Christine

February 16, 2019

All gorgeous patterns. I would say I’m Spiraling in Delta Blues.

Emilie La Rocque
Emilie La Rocque

February 16, 2019

the Sunny honey infinity scarf is just perfect!! I have to learn tunisian crochet now…!
My favorite gradient set is the black rose

Diane
Diane

February 16, 2019

Sarasi in black Rose.

Teresa Knittingdancer
Teresa Knittingdancer

February 16, 2019

I’m Spiraling Cowl in Greyscale or Deep Blue Sea

MaryJo Legg
MaryJo Legg

February 16, 2019

I’m Spiraling Cowl in Black Rose

Gale
Gale

February 16, 2019

Sunny Honey Infinity Scarf in Deep Blue Sea!

Kitten WAW
Kitten WAW

February 16, 2019

I’d like to try Sunny Honey ,but I’ve never mastered Tunisian. Anyway, I think it would look wonderful in Black Rose. I’m normally all about the Blues, but Black Rose grabbed aholt of me, and it ain’t about to let go any time soon.

Cassandra
Cassandra

February 16, 2019

I would knit Sarasi in Gaia – thanks for the opportunity to win a pattern and yarn :)

Rebecca
Rebecca

February 16, 2019

I’m spiraling, I’m spiraling! (I make it sound like an S.O.S., I know). Gaia brings the drama.
Lovely colors and designs!

Jean
Jean

February 16, 2019

I would knit Sarasi in the Deep Blue Sea colorway!

Clare
Clare

February 16, 2019

Sarasi in deep blue sea would be amazing. Makes me think of beaches

Nicole Acuna
Nicole Acuna

February 16, 2019

I’m in love with the Sunny Honey Infinity Scarf and the Pine Forest. The texture of the infinity scarf pattern is gorgeous!

Carine
Carine

February 16, 2019

They are all so beautifull. I would make the Storm Dance Wrap in the Daydream and Deep blue sea, as shown. Thanks for this gav

Kevin griffin
Kevin griffin

February 16, 2019

I would love to do Sarasi in Lavender Dusk as pictured ! That is beautiful !
I’m kg knitter on IG and Griffk on ravelry. Thank you for such a great giveaway!
Sincerely

Marlene B
Marlene B

February 15, 2019

Love Sarasi in Gala. Just gorgeous!

Linda
Linda

February 15, 2019

They are all so pretty! I love the Sarasi shawl though and would love to knit it in Black Rose

esther
esther

February 15, 2019

Hard choice as all are lovely. I thing I would go with Sunny Honey Infinity Scarf in Greyscale.

Lyn
Lyn

February 14, 2019

I love the first shawl, Sarasi as it’s so lacy looking. I would love to do it in the buttercup yellows.

Patricia
Patricia

February 14, 2019

Sarasi would be beautiful in buttercup
Kathleen Menzies
Kathleen Menzies

February 14, 2019

These are all so beautiful that it’s hard to choose! After careful consideration, I would knit the Sunny Honey Infinity Scarf in Grey scale!

Nicole S
Nicole S

February 14, 2019

I’m thinking Sarasi in Deep Blue Sea.

Joan Seely
Joan Seely

February 14, 2019

I would make Sarasi in Lavender Dusk. I love purple!

Frances
Frances

February 14, 2019

Your colours are gorgeous!

I would make Sarasi in Greyscale, I know, with all those beautiful colours I’ve chosen the least colourful, but I know it would go with so many outfits and take me from casual to dressy

Teri
Teri

February 14, 2019

After much contemplation Sarasi in Gaia or black rose. They are all pretty. Very hard to choose.

Kathryn
Kathryn

February 14, 2019

The Spiraling Cowl is lovely! I’d make that! Now comes the hard part-I’ve knit with Crescendo sets before so I’m going to force myself out of my comfort zone of red, purple, blue and/or turquoise. So I’ll pick Pine Forest!! That’s a real stretch for me but it’s so beautiful! Thanks you for offering this giveaway as a chance to dream!

Sonya
Sonya

February 14, 2019

I’d make the “I’m Spiraling Cowl” in the Deep Blue Sea gradient. I’m a sucker for anything blue or teal!

Krystyna
Krystyna

February 14, 2019

I love the new colours and I would like to make the spiraling cowl in mauve or pink.

Jennifer
Jennifer

February 14, 2019

I would use Spiced Chocolate for the Sunny Honey Infinity Scarf, if I could pull myself away from knitting for long enough to try this interestingly textured honeycomb Tunisian crochet technique. It looks great!

Natalie Roussel
Natalie Roussel

February 13, 2019

I love the spiraling cowl which would be magnificent the color buttercup… thank you

Carole Signori
Carole Signori

February 13, 2019

I’d like to do Sarasi in buttercup !! Thank you so much for that generous giveaway !

Genuefa
Genuefa

February 13, 2019

I really like Lavender Dusk, and would make Spiraling!

Lucie Levac
Lucie Levac

February 13, 2019

All the patterns are so lovely but I love the Sunny Honey Infinity cowl. I would knit it in the Pretty in pink Crescendo. Thank you for this giveaway.

Cambria Flynn
Cambria Flynn

February 13, 2019

I would knit Sarasi using Deep Blue Sea, or if I was feeling particularly daring and get out of my comfort zone and use Sunrise!

Robyn
Robyn

February 13, 2019

I would love all of it, but if I had to narrow it down… I’m Spiraling, in the Gaia or Black Rose colourways (so hard to choose! If I can only say one, then Black Rose!)

Ansona
Ansona

February 13, 2019

I would love to make a storm dance wrap by black rose… Or anything with black rose. It’s my favorite set.

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