NOTE: Buy this pattern as part of the ShadeTree Ebook (issue 1) for a huge discount on 5 full blanket patterns
Note: The sample blanket and all blanket photography for this piece is by the talented Amy Mason of @dogknits on Instagram
The materials for Jessica’s floral photography come from a few modest potted plants on her patio. From that tiny garden come the gorgeous and colorful flatlays that inspired this blanket.
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Motifs are 4.2in at widest point
US Size E (3.5mm) hook
Scheepjes Spirit (56% Cotton, 44% Acrylic; 210m/50g)
2 each of the following:
Yarn A: 302 Wolf
Yarn B: 301 Orca
1 each of the following:
Yarn C: 311 Butterfly
Yarn D: 310 Flamingo
Yarn E: 308 Turtle
Yarn F: 309 Dolphin
Yarn G: 312 Dragonfly
Yarn H: 307 Grasshopper
Yarn I: 304 Lion
Yarn J: 306 Blue Jay
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What is ShadeTree?
ShadeTree is an ebook (possibly print in the future!) of 5 full blanket patterns and 4 free motif patterns which all share a common trait. In this issue, that common trait is the inspiration artist, Jessica Wilkinson of VanillaLemonCake.
I call ShadeTree an artistic collaboration because there is an inspiration artist or maybe a certain stitch or a visual element, and that is one piece of the collab. Then, I am part of the collab as the pattern designer. I choose the project yarn from my favorite Scheepjes selection, so I feel like the yarns are kind of collaborating, too. And a crucial collab member is the crafter who tests the blanket pattern. a talented member of the Tester Tribe makes the sample blanket and graciously photographs the piece.
The collaboration means a lot to me as I see the artist community as a never-ending source of inspiration, and when we collaborate and bring our talents together, we grow even more in our craft. ShadeTree is the fruit of these cultivated relationships. Meet us under the ShadeTree.
In this issue
Inspiration Artist: Jessica Wilkinson – IG @vanillalemoncake
Ariel Jensen – IG @craftytrekkiechick
Amy Mason – IG @dogknits
Makenzie Pearson – IG @bqueencollection / BQueen Collection
Gwen Kok – IG @stitchgwen
Teresa Daily Davis
Tiffany Santos – IG @tifersarie / Tifersarie Handmade
4 free motifs: Stone Washed
Colorburst: Cotton 8
Birdsong: Merino Soft
Indigo Blossom: Softfun Aquarel and Softfun Denim
Tiny Garden: Spirit
Spring Flatlay: Softfun
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Aug 29, 2022
looking forward to making the pattern to help decrease my rather substantial yarn stash LOL
Jun 4, 2020
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