Lighthouse Puzzle by Sally Shepherd (issue 66)
Photography by Leanne Dixon
Inspired by the lighthouse at Plymouth Hoe, this simple toy is built up from flat circles of crochet threaded onto a dowel rod.
● Stylecraft Special DK, 100% acrylic, 100g/295m/322yds
Yarn A: Matador 1010 x 1 ball
Yarn B: Parchment 1218 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Dark Brown 1004 x 1 ball
Yarn D: Turquoise 1068 x 1 ball
Yarn E: Citron 1263 x 1 ball
● 4mm hook
● Square piece of wood approximately 12 x 12cm/ 4¾ x 4¾in
● 6mm/¼in dowel rod, 25cm/10in long
● Drill with 6mm/¼in drill bit
You can use any DK weight yarn to achieve a similar effect.
Tension is not critical for this project.
Diameter at base: 10cm/4in.
Sally loves designing and making small crochet shapes and amigurumi creatures. She is presently on a mission to add crochet to every room in her house. Read her blog at www.ditzyanddotty.wordpress.com.
Price: Magazine Only
Yarn Type: DK
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