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Crochet. Techniques. Slipper patterns. Teaching Crochet. Crochet Sphere Pattern Calculator. This is a crochet sphere pattern generator.

Crochet Sphere Pattern Calculator

It's easy to crochet a rough approximation of a sphere, but for mathematically inclined people this is the only method that gives real satisfaction. I'm far from being an experienced crocheter but I've been able to make some quite satisfactory spheres this way (picture on the right). If you have comments or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

My address is at the bottom of the page. To get a customized pattern, simply enter the circumference of the sphere and press the button. NEW: Try the Crochet Lathe: Simply draw the outline and the program will generate the pattern. Crochet Sphere Pattern Calculator. Tunisian Crochet How-To… Basic Tunisian Crochet Stitch. Welcome friends!

Tunisian Crochet How-To… Basic Tunisian Crochet Stitch

This is my first How-To blog post and I am excited to share with you. I am going to show you how to Tunisian Crochet. Some of you may have heard of it and others maybe not. Either way, you will learn how to do it today! Tunisian Crochet is a fabulous way of mixing crocheting and knitting. To start off, you need a Tunisian Crochet hook. As you can see, it’s a long crochet hook… … with a stopper at the end like a knitting needle. If you can’t get your hands on one of these, you can use one of your regular crochet hooks. As far as yarn, feel free to use whatever you have on hand that will work with your hook.

Stitches Ch– Chain Yo– Yarn over Sts- Stitches Sk– Skip Sl St– Slip Stitch. Free Crochet Animal Patterns. Still Trying to Customize Hat Sizes. Yes, I'm still trying to customize hat sizes.

Still Trying to Customize Hat Sizes

Over the last few months, I've gotten numerous comments and questions about hats sizes. Considering we all crochet with different tensions/ gauges, it's impossible to give definite numbers of stitches. The charts are great but they do not tell us when to stop increasing. This has always been my problem with gifts. If I make something for Ireland, I'll just put it on her head and see how it fits and then adjust from there. I've decided to get all of Ireland's hats that I've made for her since birth to use for my experiment. This is a general chart, but still pretty helpful...Better than nothing. Age Diameter of circle Newborn 4 inches 3-6 months 5.5 inches 9-12 months 6-6.5 inches. Once upon a time there was a very hungry caterpillar. I remembered that this was my first story told in Dutch.

Once upon a time there was a very hungry caterpillar

A foreign language to me because I spoke Teochew at home. Surprisingly, I understood what the teacher said. A wonderful nostalgic feeling! I wanted to make something to remind me of that but I could find a proper pattern for it, so I made my own one. Head in red. Knotting. GO TEAM MEN'S BEANIE. Crochet Pattern Central - Free, Online Crochet Patterns - StumbleUpon. Crochet Patterns. Free Crochet Patterns and Knitting Patterns. Calling all knitters and crocheters, take a few minutes to unwind with Red Heart’s free patterns and find inspiration for your next knit or crochet project.

Free Crochet Patterns and Knitting Patterns

Are you looking to create a soft blanket or hat for charity? Looking to create a bespoke gift for your friends or family? Perhaps you want to create something for yourself that is sure to have someone say – did you make that? You can choose from thousands of free crochet and knitting patterns which range from throws, accessories, baby blankets, clothing and home decoration. To find all of these exciting projects you can browse the free pattern categories to the left of the page, this will help you narrow down the huge number of patterns and projects we have so that you can find the one which is just right for you!

Don’t worry if you are new to this, we have a range of patterns and projects which range from the easy to the not so easy so you can be sure to build up your experience and confidence in creating some fantastic items.

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