Final samples…

Well, that’s it! I have just sent off my final samples for submission for Part 1 of the International Diploma in Crochet. It’s taken me 14 months to get through a total of 35 samples plus 4 full sized projects and I can honestly say it’s opened my eyes to so many amazing crochet techniques and possibilities!

I’m just waiting for feedback on my final two samples. Here are some recent samples I submitted that I haven’t shared with you yet…

Three double crochet edgings…

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I’ve already received feedback from these and they were all marked ‘excellent’ which was lovely.

Five crochet braids…

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Feedback for these was also very positive.

 

An off-centre Hairpin Fringe…

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I’m still waiting to hear back on this one…

I also needed to submit  a written report about a chosen area of study. I chose to…

Look at a number of yarn shops in a limited geographical area or mail order suppliers. How many cater for crochet workers and to what extent?’

I really enjoyed doing this. I took my daughter with me and we set off one Saturday morning and visited the two yarn shops in central Brighton – Yak and C&H

http://yarnandknitting.com/

https://www.candh.co.uk/

I so enjoyed looking through all the yarns and what they had available for lovers of crochet. I couldn’t resist coming out of Yak with the most gorgeous yarn from Malabrigo in a beautiful ‘jewel blue’.

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I now have a question paper to complete and provided I pass that and my final samples come back ok then it’s complete! Yay!

I’m keen to get onto Part 2 because that’s when the designing and pattern writing comes into play- can’t wait 🙂

Thank you all so much for sharing my journey so far. This blog is always such a motivator for me and the sharing of ideas and inspiration is truly wonderful! Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou! 🙂

Happy crocheting everyone 🙂

 

 

 

 

23 comments

  1. Congratulations on completing the course. It’s been a joy seeing you grow in confidence. I love the blue yarn. Years since I went to Brighton. There used to be some wonderful shops in the Lanes.

  2. I’m not surprised you did so well with your edgings, they are beautiful. What a journey! You’ve certainly made me realise that there is a lot more to crochet than I ever imagined. Well done 🙂

  3. You must be very excited and impatient to get it all done and on to part 2! I know I was! Well done on all your excellent work, and good luck with the designing 🙂

  4. Well done! That’s amazing I can’t believe it’s been 14 months already 🙂 looking forward to see some beautiful designs when you are onto part 2! Sounds like a lot of fun!

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