Color Theory 101: selecting yarns that go together A lot of patterns going around at the moment feature stripes: two or three colors that go together perfectly. You could follow the colors suggested in the pattern sample… but you want to try something a little different. But how in the world do you pick a colors that go together? Mes favoris tricot-crochet Tuto Bordures au crochet *Skip 2 stitches, then dc 7 times into the next stitch. Skip 2 stitches, then slip stitch into the next stitch.* 10 Tips for Reading Crochet Patterns and Instructions If you are new to crochet, you are bound to be inspired by the thousands of beautiful patterns online and in books and magazines. Reading crochet patterns is one set of skills and picking up crochet techniques are quite another. Here are 10 tips to make your pattern reading journey more enjoyable. 1. Always read the pattern from beginning to end before starting the project.
Tutorial: Easy Tiny Envelopes Guest tutorial by Ruth Bleakley I discovered this envelope making method completely by accident when pulling soggy rain-soaked mail out of my leaky mailbox - I had a total *eureka* moment when the envelope I gingerly opened up completely unfolded at the seams revealing an envelope "template" perfectly. I've seen many envelope tutorials online, some offer downloadable templates, some show fancy paper folding techniques and some suggest specific measurements to create your own D.I.Y. envelopes. I'm going to show you how to replicate any interesting envelope that you might already have, no measuring involved! Click below for the how-to: 1.
Blooming Flower Cushion Here is my tutorial showing how to construct this wonderful layered flower and then make it into a Blooming Flower cushion/pillow. First of all I would like to say that this pattern is not my own. I found it via Two Butterflies blog. In this blog post, Jennifer shows her own creation and gives a link to the original pattern which is actually a vintage potholder design from the 1940's. The original pattern is short and sweet and written in US terms. The directions re how to increase in each round are vague and took me a fair amount of trial and error before I got it sussed.
Crochet Tutorial: Yo-Yo Puff Difficulty Level: Beginner, must know how to crochet tptr, tr, dc, tr2tog, sl st & chAbbreviations:ch = chain tr = treble tr dec = Treble decrease (aka tr2tog – treble next 2 stitches together) tptr = Triple treble sl st = slip stitch st = stitch yo = yarn overPatterns:Yo-Yo PuffWritten:Starting Ring: ch5, slst to first chain to form a base ring. Rnd 1 : ch8, tptr19, slst to the 8th chain. Rnd 2 : ch3, tr on the next st, *tr2tog or tr dec on the next 2 sts*, repeat * 9 times, slst to the dc loop. fo with at least 8″ long yarn tail.Diagram: Tutos : 50 grilles de carrés au crochet Tutos disponibles sur Otiskyprstu Clic droit pour agrandir - Right click to enlarge
how to crochet a daisy chain necklace My mum described this thing she had seen on someone else, part necklace, part scarf, like a bunch of flowers for your neck and I was really taken with this idea of floral jewels. So after a bit of experimentation I came up with this design. It is simple to make with basic crochet stitches, and could have endless variations both in terms of the yarns and flower styles used to make it but also in the way it is worn.
Craft for boyfriend - yin & yang - Handmade Cards 2012 -2013 This is not a handmade card on the photo, but with a little bit of patience you can make such card with your own hands.Materials: White cardboardRed paint and tasselPaper knifeScissors Directions: Print some greeting words on a list of card board. Cut out the card using the template below.