Three Ways With...

Issue: 76

Three Ways With... by Valerie Bracegirdle
Find the pattern in issue 76 of Inside Crochet magazine.

Valerie Bracegirdle shows you how to transform one simple motif into three glorious crochet designs.

● Ananuca Mapu, 100% wool, 50g/70m/76yds
Yarn A: Onion Skin Light x 1 skein
Yarn B: Onion Skin Dark x 1 skein
Yarn C: Maqui Light x 1 skein
Yarn D: Maqui Mid x 1 skein
(Note: This yarn is available in small batches of hand dyed colourways which may not be identical, and as this is handspun yarn the meterage is approx)
● 4mm hook


● Rico Design Creative Cotton Aran, 100% cotton, 50g/85m/93yds
Small quantities of a variety of colours
● 5mm hook


● Scheepjes Cotton 8, 100% cotton, 50g/170m/186yds
Yarn A: Canary 714 x 1 ball
Yarn B: Light Purple 651 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Purple 661 x 2 balls
Yarn D: Olive 669 x 2 balls
Yarn E: Violet 529 x 1 ball
Yarn F: Moors 726 x 2 balls
Yarn G: Light Green 642 x 2 balls
Yarn H: Soft Yellow 508 x 2 balls
● 3mm hook


You can use any similar weight yarn specified for the pattern to achieve a similar effect.

Cowl: 140cm/55in long by 9cm/3½in wide.
Coaster: 13cm/5¼in diameter.
Tablecloth: 90cm/36in square – to fit a table up to 70cm/27½in square.

Valerie describes herself as an “accidental designer” because she didn’t set off to become a designer, it just happened somewhere along the path of enjoying crochet and knitting. Find her on Ravelry as vbracegirdle and read her blog at

This pattern is tagged with:

Accessories: Cowl

Designer: Valerie Bracegirdle

Household: Coaster, Tablecloth

Price: Magazine Only

Yarn Type: Aran, Size 8 thread

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