Converting Patterns to Seamless. Patterns are often designed to be knit in pieces and sewn together, even though it’s entirely possible to knit them all at once.
Why is this? There’s an overriding mind set that it’s easier to only focus on one piece at a time, which completely overlooks the fact that sewing is actually a separate skill from knitting. Having to sew the pieces together means learning and mastering a whole new skill set. Many knitters have a pile of knitted pieces waiting to be sewn up into the finished products as proof that they don’t enjoy the sewing as much as they do the knitting.
If you are one of those, you don’t have to suffer through the sewing (or worse yet, the guilt-inducing knitted pieces waiting to be sewn). Basic Conversion With a simple drop-sleeve pullover, conversion will be very easy, since there’s no shoulder shaping. NOTE: It’s extremely important that you read and understand an pattern before trying to convert it. Side Shaping Sleeves Raglan Sleeves Set-In Sleeves Further Resources. Grafting (Kitchener Stitch) I love grafting; at least, I definitely prefer it to sewing seams.
I think it’s easier to do well, it looks better, and it stretches more like the rest of the knitting than a seam will. I know many knitters are intimidated by it, perhaps because it feels like sewing. If you keep at it you can master it, try thinking of it as manually weaving in a knit row (because, really, that’s what you’re doing). There’s lots of instructions for grafting stockinette, but less about grafting reverse stockinette (purl stitches).
That, too, can be done, and it’s not much different. Grafting stockinette (knit) Thread the working yarn on to a tapestry needle. Crochet dish cloths. Tunisian Crochet Washcloths. Hi it’s Michelle here again, this time with a tutorial for a Tunisian Crochet Wash Cloth.
Tunisian crochet is a deceptively easy technique that is a little bit crochet, a little bit knitting and looks like weaving. The resulting fabric is quite thick and spongy making it a perfect choice for wash or dishcloths, potholders, cushions and more. It’s also quite lovely for scarves if you use a fine yarn. Once you get past the first few rows you’ll be powering ahead with the rhythmic motion of making these simple stitches and looking for more projects to try out your new skills. This is a quick and easy project finished off with a crochet border in Linen Stitch and perfect for gift giving.
You will need: • Worsted weight cotton in 2 coordinating colours • 6mm Tunisian hook (also known as Tricot or Afghan hook) • 4 mm crochet hook A word about hooks: Tunisian hooks come in several different styles: Rigid, interchangeable extension and fixed extension. How to: Tunisian Crochet Lesson Related. Towel Edging & Pot Holder 3 Pattern. Printer-friendly version Send by email PDF version COATS & CLARK'S O.N.T.
"SPEED-CRO-SHEEN" MERCERIZED COTTON, Art. C.44: 2 balls of No. 61-D Nu-Ecru; 1 ball each of No. 126 Spanish Red, No. 10-A Canary Yellow, No. 49-A Killarney and No. 76-A Aqua; and J & P. Milwards Steel Crochet Hooks No. 2/0 (double zero) and No. 10. 1 card each of red and yellow rick-rack No. 29 ... GAUGE: 6 sc make 1 inch; 11 rnds make 2 inches. POT HOLDER ... TRIMMING ... Make another piece the same way. TOWEL EDGING (Make 2) ... Other patterns in leaflet: Free Crochet Pattern - Washcloth with Pocket. Washcloth With Pocket Crochet Pattern By Sara Sach Please, Add This Crochet pattern to Your Skill : Easy Materials : Hook : H ( to make smaller or larger change your hook size) Cotton Yarn - I used I love This Cotton by Hobby LobbyStitches : chain (ch) Slip Stitch (sl st) Single Crochet (sc) Double Crochet ( dc) Ch1 at the end of each row, is a turning ch, and does not count as a st.
Square Cloth: R : 1 - Ch 19, 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook, * 1 sc in the next ch, 1 dc in the next ch, repeat from * across row, ch 1, turn.