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Celtic Lace Join. I originally made this join for my 13th Textured Circles piece, but I ended up re-working that to attain my final measurement.

Celtic Lace Join

This join can be used for any type square! Enjoy! First motif: Join border color with a slip stitch in any corner stitch. 3SC in same corner stitch. SC around, working 3 SC in all corners. Join with a slip stitch to the beginning SC. (SC, chain 3, 2DC) all in corner stitch. Repeat from *** to *** 2 more times and work the final side in the same manner until you reach the first corner. (SC, chain 2, 3DC) all in corner space. ***5DC in chain space 7 times across, (3DC, chain 2, 3DC) in corner space*** Repeat from *** to *** 2 more times and work final side in the same manner until you reach the first corner. 2DC in the first corner space and join with a slip stitch in the chain directly above the beginning SC.

***(SC, chain 5, SC) all in corner space. Repeat from *** to *** 3 more times. Tutorial for crochet roses. One of the first things I crocheted was roses.

Tutorial for crochet roses

I saw cute brooches and I decided that I should have at least one)I found some tutorials in Internet here and hereMy first rose I don't want to show you) It was so strange and not much to look at) The second was better and after that all my roses was beautiful. So If you have problem doing it try again and you will have perfect rose!

Depending on the thickness of yarn rose can be smaller or bigger. When you buy yarn in the shop ask also which number of hook you should use for it.This rose you can use to create cute brooch. Louie's Loops: Fun With Stitches: Shell Stitch. I'll be honest, I'm guilty of over-using the single crochet.

Louie's Loops: Fun With Stitches: Shell Stitch

So when my Aunt requested a new blanket for her cat, I decided that now's the time to stretch my wings and try something new. This is the first of hopefully many "Fun with stitches" blog posts where I try out a new stitch and try and teach how it's done. This is the Shell pattern and it's really simple actually. All you really need to know is the Treble and Double Crochet stitches.

So here's how it's done: Chain a multiple of 8 (For the blanket I made 104 chs) Rnd 1: Skip 3 chs, tr 5 in next ch, skip 3, dc 1 in next, skip 3, tr 5... Interweave Cable Stitch - Free Crochet Pattern. This Free Crochet pattern teaches you how to do the Interweave Cable Stitch for crochet.

Interweave Cable Stitch - Free Crochet Pattern

Standing Double Crochet - Joining Without the Slip Stitch and Chain! The Standing Double Crochet stitch is one I came to late – and I wish I’d known about it years earlier!

Standing Double Crochet - Joining Without the Slip Stitch and Chain!

It’s not a stitch that you’ll usually find specified in a pattern, and as such it has no standard abbreviation. What it is, is a technique – one that will allow you to start a new row on a crochet project without having to use the telltale “join with a slip stitch and chain 3” – and I can’t wait to share it with you! Video Tutorial: Standing Double Crochet – Right Handed Left Handed Photo Tutorial for the Standing Double Crochet Step 1: Hold the yarn end with the last two fingers of your hook-holding hand. Crochet Spot » Blog Archive » How To Crochet: Broomstick Lace. How to Crochet: Star Stitch. By Erin Burger – 96 Comments Out there in Crochet Land there are many ‘special’ stitches that I call ‘YO Stitches’ (the abbreviation for yarn over is yo).

How to Crochet: Star Stitch

These stitches include the popcorn stitch, the bobble stitch, the puff stitch etc…etc… My favorite of these type of stitches is the star stitch. A lot of ‘star stitch’ patterns have you break off at the end of each row…which leaves a lot of ends to weave in upon completion. The instructions I use and am including below use a turn and a row of hdc instead. This tutorial is for both right and left handed people. Start by chaining a multiple of 3, then add 1 more chain. Crochet Tip of the Week: Seamless finishing when working in the round.

Today, I am lucky enough to be part of an amazing, hilarious, raunchy, outrageous group of women who get together and craft every Wednesday night.

Crochet Tip of the Week: Seamless finishing when working in the round

The Oak Street Hookers take turns bringing a treat, some of us bring a drink (or two), and we teach each other everything we know. It’s the highlight of my week, and keeps me sane! But for the ten years before that, I did all my crocheting and knitting alone – barring the five minute crash course that started it all. How to Crochet Horizontal Ribbing. [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights Revised and posted as of March 4, 2013 Prime Publishing, LLC ("Company," "we" or "us") reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically.

How to Crochet Horizontal Ribbing

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The skills you master, the benefits you receive, and the beautiful heirlooms you create can last a lifetime and be passed on to future generations. Links To Learn Crochet Stitches Techniques Step By Step With Photos Or Diagrams. Which Foundation Stitch? and Why? Free Crochet Patterns and Designs by LisaAuch: How to Crochet The Star Stitch and Crochet a Warm Cosy Blanket. I came across a pattern for a baby blanket using the "star stitch" not only had I never heard of this crochet stitch before, but I had never tried it.

Free Crochet Patterns and Designs by LisaAuch: How to Crochet The Star Stitch and Crochet a Warm Cosy Blanket

SO I taught myself a new stitch. The star stitch is also known (as I have since found out and hence probably why I haven't hear of it before) the Margarite stitch, daisy stitch and star stitch. Very easy to pick up and not only makes a beautiful stitch and pattern, it is lovely to work, especially in nice thick Aran Yarn.

Crochet & Knitting. How to make the Foundation Double Crochet. Crochenit: Bedspread Technique. How to Make an African Flower. Follow this step-by-step tutorial. The photos show how your work should look, each step of the way. Scroll down to find complete written instructions and a diagram. Step 1 Begin with a ring, then work Round 1 with D and fasten off. Step 2 Work Round 2 with C. Foundation Double Crochet (FDC)

A while back I did a video tutorial for Foundation Single Crochet (FSC), which shared my method for making that stitch. Now to complete the job, I’ve made one for Foundation Double Crochet, usually abbreviated as FDC! Video Tutorial: How to Crochet the Foundation Double Crochet Stitch Written Instructions for Foundation Double Crochet: The First FDC Stitch: Ch 3. Yo and insert hook into the chain furthest from the hook, yo, and pull up a loop. Subsequent FDC Stitches: Yo and insert hook into the V at the bottom of the previous stitch.

This stitch is great for all the same reasons that FSC is great: No counting tiny chains to make sure you have the right number – just count your nice big stitches! Chainless Starting Double Crochet in the Round. The Chainless Starting Double Crochet method of starting rows is the perfect way to avoid the wimpy 3 ch turning chain. And the previous tutorial for it was a hit! But some of you had a question – how does this stitch work in the round? Well it works great! Let me show you how it’s done. Chainless Starting DC in the Round Tutorial (Sorry about the title card there – Mr Moogly is out of town for his day job, I’ll have him fix it asap! So essentially, it’s exactly the same as working the CSDC in rows! I didn’t make another photo tutorial, as the one on the original post shows it quite well. Snuffykin's journal - Foundation single crochet tutorial.

This is a photo tutorial for foundation single crochet. I learned this from Interweave Crochet magazine, Spring 2007 issue. To quote the article by Marty Miller, "Foundation stitches replace the traditional foundation chain plus the first row of stitches". The traditional method creates a tight row. This method creates stretchier row that is more sized like regular rows.