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Continuum Test
Finished
July 4, 2018
August 8, 2018
Project info
Continuum Test
Continuum by Helen Shrimpton
Crochet
A gift .. or maybe I'll keep it! :)
58 inches ... 147 centiameters across unblocked
BlanketBedspread
Hooks & yarn
4.0 mm (G)
5,056 yards
Red Heart Fashion Soft
2 skeins = 770.0 yards (704.1 meters), 282 grams
Purple
AC Moore
Red Heart Fashion Soft
1.75 skeins = 673.8 yards (616.1 meters), 246 grams
Blue-green
AC Moore
Red Heart Fashion Soft
2.5 skeins = 962.5 yards (880.1 meters)
White
AC Moore
Stitch Studio by Nicole Storybook Lullaby
3 skeins = 795.0 yards (726.9 meters), 420 grams
Yellow
AC Moore
Stitch Studio by Nicole Storybook Lullaby
3 skeins = 795.0 yards (726.9 meters), 420 grams
Yellow
AC Moore
Stitch Studio by Nicole Storybook Lullaby
2 skeins = 530.0 yards (484.6 meters), 280 grams
Green
AC Moore
Stitch Studio by Nicole Storybook Lullaby
2 skeins = 530.0 yards (484.6 meters), 280 grams
Blue-green
AC Moore
Notes

Starting a new test for Helen Shrimpton. She sure has some awesome designs and it is such a privilege to test for her. This one starts out round but will end square and has texture galore!
Round 4 has you jumping right into the folding sc. This stitch takes me some time. Take it slow and be sure to it is looking just as it should before moving on to the next one. Even though I’ve done them before it still takes me a couple of stabs at it. :)
I took the time to block my project after round 27. Gives me a nice even edge to add the bead stitches. Bead stitches are really not hard but I do need to take my time with them. I check to see if they are laying on the hook and not getting bunched up. Sometimes I can see way to much of the dc post underneath if I’m not careful. I had some “curling” after round 30 but that came right out with the next round. Round 32,42 and 46 are not symmetrical at the corners.
Speaking of corners, always be careful not to miss hidden stitches when starting the sides. The half doubles are notorious for this. There are a few rounds that Helen will tell you to skip the hidden stitch. Round 54 and 64 are a couple of them so be sure to look for that.
I found round round 66 to go the slowest of them all. I love the look the puff shell made but I can say I was very glad to be finished with them by the end. :)
The star stitch in round 77/78 was a new one for me. All the blankets I’ve made and… nope not done the star stitch. I didn’t find it hard just slow. It’s worked over two rounds. The first round being the hardest. It took me a couple of tries but easy once you get going…pull up a loop in the eye, pull up a loop around the last “spoke”, pull up a loop in the stitch the last spoke is make into and then pull up a loop in each of the next two stitches and pull through all six loops. Then ch one to close. Just read and follow Helen’s instructions and you should not have any problems. The second round is just hdc.
I had some real curling of round 80 but it worked out the next couple of rounds. When I first saw round 86 I thought… what? Turns out it worked up fast and not hard. ALMOST THERE!

Color sequence
Round 1 Daffodil (pale yellow)
Round 2 Duckling (bright yellow)
Round 3 Daffodil Round 4-5 Duckling
Round 6-7 Daffodil Round 8 Florina ( aqua) Round 9 Lavender (Looks real Purple) Round 10-11 Daffodil Round 12 Cream Round 13 Honeydew (mint green)
Round 14-15 Cream Round 16-17 Lavender Round 18 Cream Round 19-20 Lavender Round 21 Florina Round 22 Caribbean bright blue-teal)
Round 23 Daffodil Round 24-26 Duckling
Round 27-28 Daffodil Round 29 Honeydew Round 30 Florina Round 31 Caribbean
Round 32-33 Lavender Round 34-35 Cream
Round 36 Duckling Round 37 Cream Round 38-39 Duckling Round 40 Daffodil
Round 41-42 Honeydew
Round 43-44 Florina Round 45 Honeydew Round 46 Florina Round 47-49 Caribbean Round 50-51 Lavender Round 52 Caribbean Round 53-54 Lavender Round 55 Daffodil Round 56 Honeydew Round 57-58 Florina
Round 59 Caribbean Round 60-61 Daffodil
Round 63-65 Duckling Round 66 Caribbean Round 67-68 Daffodil Round 69 Cream
Round 70 Honeydew Round 71 Florina
Round 72 Honeydew Round 73 Lavender
Round 74-76 Caribbean Round 77-78 Cream Round 79 Daffodil Round 80 Duckling
Round 81 Florina Round 82 Duckling Round 83 Lavender Round 84 Cream Round 85 Lavender Round 86 Cream Round 87-88 Lavender Round 89- 90 Cream

Finished August 8th 2018**
FINISHED SIZE… 58 inches
… 147 centimeters unblocked
I used 5056 yards 4623.3 meters
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100% Acrylic
265 yards / 140 grams

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by Red Heart
Sport
100% Acrylic
385 yards / 141 grams

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  • Project created: July 5, 2018
  • Finished: August 8, 2018
  • Updated: October 10, 2018
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