Crochet Star Making - A Tutorial. Hello. I have been making crochet stars this week. For no good reason really, just because they're fun to make. So I thought some of you might like to have a bit of crafty fun too. These stars use up tiny amounts of wool, so get your scraps box out! I used a mixture of hot colours....
Crochet Dilly Bag Pattern In response to further requests, I've endeavoured to write a pattern for the crochet dilly bag. A much more difficult project, both for me to write and for you to make. To keep it as simple as possible, the pattern is for a smaller version of the large bag previously shown.This bag measures 15" (37.5cms) in circumference x 8 " (20cms) in height, an ideal size for a young girl, and also useful on many occasions for a big girl. Large enough to hold a phone, medium purse and glasses, keys plus other small belongings.The yarn can be any sturdy acrylic, wool or cotton. 8 ply and a 3.50mm hook were used.Because of the stitch variations, a plain colour would also look nice. 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. 2.
'Dutch knitting' or Shepherd's crochet This is a technique which I learned from my mother who refers to it as 'knitting'. The technique does not actually use normal knitting needles, not does it use a conventional crochet hook, but a differently shaped, wooden one she calls a 'pen'. I've written this tutorial on request of many avid knitters and crocheters on BurdaStyle and elsewhere who want to learn this variation. Crochet Button Flowers Get out your button collection and create these fabulous Crochet Button Flowers! You’ll love to try this FREE Pattern and they’re perfect for decorating. The photo tutorial requires Translating so click on it up the top of the page on the website. The Pattern is available in English further down the page. Click HERE for the FREE Pattern from ‘Craft and Fun’ Make these Crochet Flowers - Click HERE
Granny Bobble Spiral Hi all, My attempt at a spiral bobble pattern posted here - has been a hit with all you pinners out there, and so I have refined the pattern... Granny Bobble Spiral - grumpygirl: Tutorial: The amazingly flat crochet seam Alrighty then, here goes. Works best with contrast colours. And a smaller hook. 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. Materials
Crochet Hobo Bag I saw this bag and it totally drove me crazy! For days! Can you imagine? As alluring as it could be, I had to restrain myself from placing another order to Knitpicks. They have some really wonderful wool yarns that are so soft and easy to crochet. I placed my first and only order of Wool of the Andes chunky and was very delighted at the quality as well as the price. Wool Eater Instructions Crocheted Wool-Eater Blanket © 2007 Sarah London. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, scanned, stored mechanically or electronically, or translated into any language without prior permission of Sarah London. 8 ply wool
Crocheted Linen Grocery Tote It's always a good time to eschew the plastic bag in favor of an earth friendly one. My favorite choice is the netted grocery tote. It has all the conveniences of a plastic bag and none of the detriments. I love that it scrunches up into a tiny ball inside my purse, weighs nothing, and fits more groceries than I can even carry - magic! Our knit version of this bag has been a perennial favorite at Purl (check out Elisa's Nest Tote), so here, finally, is a crocheted option.