At a Glance
When: 24 May – 14 June
Where: Scheepjes Official Facebook Groups
Craft: Tunisian crochet using the entrelac technique
Featured Yarn: Scheepjes Scrumptious
Alternative Yarn: Scheepjes Metropolis
Due to the entrelac technique, regular crochet hooks with a long shaft may be used for this project. Participants using Scrumptious yarn will require 4.5mm, 5mm and 5.5mm hooks (or sizes needed to meet gauge).
Inspired by the shades, lines and textures of his local landscape, Martin Up North showcases a palette of earthy, environmental tones in this, his latest design - the Landscape Shawl. The soft, muted shades of Scheepjes’ sustainable Scrumptious yarn feature a gentle heathered effect, adding texture and serenity to a striking geometric Tunisian crochet pattern.
Participants are invited to choose one of Martin’s two colourways or curate their own from Scheepjes Scrumptious or Metropolis yarns, inspired by their own surroundings –perhaps a view, a park, or a moment captured on a favourite walk.
This intermediate Make-A-Long is suitable for adventurous beginners through to advanced crocheters who are interested in learning the Tunisian crochet entrelac technique (using a standard crochet hook) or practising this method with a relaxing project.
We are offering in person MAL prep classes on Wednesday May 10 or May 24 for $10.
The Landscape Shawl PDF pattern is available in English (UK terms) and Dutch now at a special reduced price of €3 until May 23, then €4 during the MAL (regular price €6). (Prices are subject to variation based on local currency and taxes).
Kit includes yarn only, pattern and hook sold separately.
Jämtland Colourway: Scheepjes Scrumptious (50% Recycled Polyester, 50% Acrylic) 1 x 100g/300m ball each of:
• 302 Buttercream Icing
• 305 Blue Surf Cake
• 315 Citrus Rice Pudding
• 323 Cinnamon Peach Cobbler
• 325 Baklava
• 326 Matcha Chiffon Cake
• 335 Raspberry Rock Candy
• 337 Key Lime Pie
• 342 Coconut Spirulina Cheesecake
• 344 Pistachio Mafroukeh
• 359 Red Velvet Cake
• 366 Cosmic Cup Cake
• 374 Blueberry Basil Galette
Metropolis Colourway: Scheepjes Metropolis 50g (75% Extra Fine Merino, 25% Nylon; 50g/200m) 1 ball each of:
Martin will release a related blogpost on martinupnorth.com every Wednesday and include helpful photo and video tutorials. As always, highly skilled mods and admins, will be on hand in the Scheepjes Official Facebook Groups to offer support during and after the MAL.
Born and raised in Vienna, Austria, Martin, a member of the Scheepjes Designer Collective, began his crafting journey after moving ‘up north’ to Sweden in 2010. He crochets to keep his hands busy between stints outdoors capturing the beauty of local nature with his camera. Designing gives him a sense of balance, "the contrast between the freedom of wilderness and the wish to control my hook and stitches gives me inner peace".
He often incorporates geometry, texture and a range of techniques into his designs. Read more about Martin: scheepjes.com/en/designer-collective/martin-up-north