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d’Histoire Naturelle CAL – Part 3 Video Tutorial

This week we make Part 3 of d’Histoire Naturelle Blanket designed by Christina from A Spoonful of Yarn in which we find ourselves walking through a gallery filled with plants, flowers and leaves. In Part 3, we turn our blanket into a circle framed with leaves. It’s a long part, with the leaves worked using overlay crochet. In this post you find the links to the written patterns, the video tutorials, and all other things you might need under resources and video tutorials.


d’Histoire Naturelle CAL Video playlists

d’Histoire Naturelle Colorways and Yarn Kits

d’Histoire Naturelle is available in in four beautiful colorways inspired by the colors and textures from the four departments of the Museum in Paris, and are available in Scheepjes Stone Washed/River Washed or Colour Crafter.

The Stone Washed/River Washed kits are available in the colorways Entomology, Herbarium, Conchology and Mineralogy and will give you a blanket of about 140cm x 140cm. The Color Crafter kits are available in the same colorways Entomology, Herbarium, Conchology and Mineralogy and will give you a blanket of about 150cm x 150cm.

Kits are available for order from Wool Warehouse (UK/Int), The Knitting Network (UK/Int)Caro’s Atelier (NL/EU), and many other Scheepjes stockists.

d’Histoire Naturelle – Part 3 Video Tutorials

Find all video tutorials for d’Histoire Naturelle in one YouTube playlist on my YouTube channel. You can also find the videos on the Scheepjes website and in the English and Dutch Facebook groups. I will have the videos available as in English UK Terminology – Right handed, English UK Terminology – Left handed, Nederlands – Rechtshandig, and Nederlands – Linkshandig. In the video description you can find link to the starting point of each round.

My d’Histoire Naturelle: Herbarium

I am using the Stone Washed Herbarium colorway to make my blanket. The square we made in part 1 turned into an octagon crawling with bugs in part 2, and now in part 3 we decorate our blanket with flowers and leaves.

As a whole, the blanket is now a circle. If you were to leave it at this point it is a beautiful mandala or rug.

I am also reading the book All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr, that inspired the design. I have not been able to keep to the original reading schedule; I finished the book last weekend. My son made me a page keeper in the shape of a butterfly, doesn’t it match our blanket and the book perfectly?

Anthony Doerr’s best-selling novel All the Light We Cannot See is available from (NL), and many other bookstores world wide.

Next time I see you we will turn our blanket into a square, its final shape transformation.

With love,

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