How To: Crochet a Granny Square Blanket. Knitted Bunnies « Jo so and sew. This bunny is so simple as it is made from a knitted square – any size is fine.
(This one is in 8ply wool on 4mm needles and 28 stitches across.) With the same coloured wool (I have used contrasting wool here so you can see more clearly) and a very big running stitch – stitch across the middle of the square (fold in half if you want to be accurate.) Make sure you have a secure knot at the end as the thread will be pulled later.
Knitted Bunny tutorial - Step 1 Then stitch up into one half of the square to make a triangular shape – as in the picture Knitted Bunny tutorial - Step 2 As you start to pull this thread you can see the head and ears of the bunny start to form. Knitted Bunny tutorial - Step 3 Before you pull it too tight – push in some stuffing (I have used pure wool here but you could use polyester) Knitted Bunny tutorial - Step 4 Pull the thread tight and make a couple of stitches through the hole to secure. Knitted Bunny tutorial - Step 5 Knitted Bunny tutorial - Step 6 Like this: Hook and Needles: Knitting and Crochet Blog (cool stuff, techniques, and things I find) In the first amigurumi tutorial I went over the basic crochet techniques needed to make amigurumis.
In the second installment, I explained the most common types of patterns, and how to read them. In this final amigurumi tutorial I’ll cover some additional techniques often used when making amigurumis. Other Crochet Stitches Although most amigurumis are made with the single crochet stitch shown in the first tutorial, you are often required to use other stitches to shape your doll. The following is not an inclusive list (for that go to Nexstitch’s crochet video tutorials), but simply some of the stitches that you are likely to encounter when crocheting amigurumis. Slip Stitch (sl st) Half Double Crochet (hdc) Double Crochet (dc) Triple Crochet also known as Treble Crochet (trc or tr) Font Post or Front Loop, Back Post or Back Loop (fl or fp, bl or bp) Working with Color You’ll often want to add a splash of color to your projects.
I hope you find this needlework dictionary useful and with it able to improve your hand embroidery skills.
To assist those who are new to the craft of hand embroidery I have categorised each stitch as to its degree of difficulty. An icon of a single pair of scissors indicates that the stitch is easy to work and you should not hesitate to try it. If you are new to learning needlework. If you see two scissors, the stitch requires more skill. Three scissors indicate that the stitch needs skill and practice. If you normally have problems following embroidery illustrations the computer can help you.
Contents: top Eyelet Stitch Half Chevron stitch Half cross stitch see cross stitch Heavy Braid chain see Heavy chain Heavy chain Herringbone: Herringbone double version 1see Double Herringbone 1 Herringbone double version 2 see Double Herringbone 2 Vandyke chain stitch see zigzag chain Y' stitch see fly stitch Zigzag Chain: Zigzag sham hem stitch see threaded arrowhead Handwork Community Other.