New Pattern: "Glenda"

My newest pattern, "Glenda," is probably one of my favorites. I wasn't sure how it would all work out, but it came together very nicely.

This pattern is 28 rounds and 12-inches in diameter. 

This is the first time I've ever used Scheepjes brand. They have a wonderful line of size 10 thread called Maxi Sugar Rush that has an enormous color selection.  Each ball contains 280m/306y of thread--and the price is pretty reasonable depending on where you purchase. I purchased through during a 'free shipping' special they had. They even have a mini line of crochet thread containing 140m/153y in each ball called Maxi Bonbon.

For this pattern, I used between 200-250 yards with a 2.00mm hook. I've decided to use a larger hook because my crocheting has gotten too tight. I was a bit nervous going up a size, but I'm very pleased with the results. And I even bought an ergonomic hook holder because my 2.00mm hook is bare. 

The open and raised ovals around the center of the design were inspired both by Patricia Kristoffersen's "Brenna" and also by Zoya Matyushenko's "Lumi." If you like mine, you should definitely check out their's. 

You can find this pattern on my patterns page