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Charlotte’s Universe Video Tutorial Part 11

Part 11 of Charlotte’s Universe Blanket CAL is a partial repetition of part 4 in which we made the forget-me-not flowers. For my Strawberry Ice Cream version of Charlotte’s Universe I am using the same color placement as in part 4 because I want the blanket to be harmonious in its color placements. In this post you can find the video tutorial for part 11, my color placement as well as information about the kits I have available in my shop.

Resources

Video Tutorial Part 11

You can find the RIGHT HANDED and LEFT HANDED video tutorials for Charlotte’s Universe on my YouTube channel. In the video description you will find time points that mark the start of each round.


My Strawberry Ice Cream Charlotte’s Universe & Color Placement

I am using the following 7 colors of Scheepjes Stone Washed for my Strawberry Ice Cream Charlotte’s Universe together with a 3.5mm hook.

I have yarn kits available in my SHOP for Charlotte’s Universe Strawberry Ice Cream in Scheepjes Stone Washed yarn.

  • 10 x Color A – 821 Pink Quartzite
  • 9 x Color B – 820 Rose Quartz
  • 5 x Color C – 810 Garnet
  • 5 x Color D – 818 Lilac Quartz
  • 5 x Color E – 811 Deep Amethyst
  • 7 x Color F – 836 Tourmaline
  • 2 x Color G – 819 New Jade

You can buy Scheepjes Stone Washed yarn from Wool Warehouse (UK/Int), The Knitting Network (UK/Int), Caro’s Atelier (NL/EU), and many other Scheepjes stockists world wide!

Here is my color placement for Charlotte’s Universe Part 11. My blanket is getting really large, and very difficult to get in front of the camera!

RoundColor
97B – 820 Rose Quartz
98C – 810 Garnet
99D – 818 Lilac Quartz
100D – 818 Lilac Quartz
101F – 836 Tourmaline
102F – 836 Tourmaline

For some of these rounds I do not follow the official color placement, meaning that sometimes I change colors where the original pattern does not and visa versa. You can either start the round with a standing stitch using the new color, or slip stitch to the corner and use the last slip stitch in the corner space to change colors.


Official Yarn Kits

There are three official colorways for the Charlotte’s Universe blanket; Vintage Charlotte, Sunshine Charlotte and Pink Charlie. You can of course make the blanket in any colorway you like, and knowing Dedri she will love to see all your color combinations! Dedri has made the original Vintage blanket using Scheepjes Softfun Aquarel (DK/Light Worsted Weight/#3).

From left to right: Vintage Charlotte (photo Dedri Uys), Sunshine Charlotte (photo Cass Micheli), and Pink Charlie (photo Anna Moore)

If you would like to make your own color combination, you will need 37 balls of Scheepjes Softfun (DK/Light Worsted Weight/#3) in the following combination, where color B is the contrast color.

  • 21 balls of Color A
  • 10 balls of Color B
  • 6 balls of Color C

You can find more tips and a coloring chart to help you find your perfect color placement on Dedri’s blog HERE.

There are Charlotte’s Universe kits available from Wool Warehouse (UK/Int), or you can purchase Scheepjes Stoftfun yarn individually from Caro’s Atelier (NL) or many Scheepjes stockists world wide!

Support

Dedri has created a Facebook Group especially for Charlotte’s Universe. This is a good place to post your questions and show your work.

Social Media

If you are using my videos or would just like to show me your work, use hashtag #itsallinanutshell on Instagram to help me find it, or share your work in my It’s all in a Nutshell Crochet Nuts group on Facebook.

With love,
Esther

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2 thoughts on “Charlotte’s Universe Video Tutorial Part 11”

  1. Hallo Esther,
    Ik heb het boek Sophie’s Universe. Is er ook een boek van Charlotte’s Universe?
    Hartelijke groeten. Ria

    Verzonden vanaf mijn Galaxy

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