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Crochet School Lesson 21: Reading Crochet Charts - Craftyminx - StumbleUpon

Crochet School Lesson 21: Reading Crochet Charts - Craftyminx - StumbleUpon
Remember in the last lesson where I said that the simpler the pattern the better? Well how's this for simple? (hover your mouse over to see the difference between the square and the chart overlay) Do you see how you could possibly not even need words to make a pattern if you knew what the symbols were? That's something that makes crochet awesome! Crochet has a system of symbols that is internationally known and accepted called the international crochet symbol system. Note: we have talked about US vs UK terms so far. I've found that some patterns will give written out directions along with a chart, which makes it a bit easier if you aren't sure what a symbol means. This first chart is of the general stitches that we have learned. The arrows on this image point to the parts of the stitch that make up the symbol. I for one love to read charts because I'm a visual person and the more information I can get packed into a visual is better. Figure 1: Figure 2: Figure 3: Figure 4 :

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Carinas Craftblog: Granny square joining tutorial - StumbleUpon Just a warning before we get started with the tutorial, there's LOTS of pictures and I may go into too much detail, but that's just what I do. ;-) By the way, this is the yarn I use. Dc/treble: this refers to the same stitch. Dc if you use US crochet terms and treble if you use UK terms. July 2012 - Please note: these days I do very little crochet because I'm working on an embroidery book. The book writing also means I may not have time to help with any crochet-y questions/problems.

Tutorial for crochet roses One of the first things I crocheted was 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. Crochet: Simple Statement Ornaments « ohmygoodknits! // a knitting & crochet blog posted by Lisa on 11/13/2011 You knew these were coming, right? It’s just about mid-November, so that means it is perfectly acceptable to start making ornaments for your tree or to gift to family.

How to Crochet a Cowl Scarf share: Fall means chilly weather in the Midwest, so I love accessorizing my wardrobe with handmade cowls. Ever wanted to know how to crochet a cowl scarf? If you already know how to crochet, this is a very simple pattern to make that only takes a few hours. It is also a very easy pattern to modify so that you can customize your cowl. I twisted mine, but you can leave yours straight if you would like to be able to pull it up over your face and keep your nose warm. How Do You Read A Crochet Pattern? There are currently no images from other crafters. close Terms & Conditions You must enter into this Agreement if you want to submit digital images or other content to Prime Publishing through Sharing Customer Images (the "Service"). As used in this Agreement, "we" or "Prime Publishing" means Prime Publishing, LLC. and "you" means the individual or entity submitting materials to Prime Publishing. Any individual or entity that wants to use the Service must accept the terms of this Agreement without change.

Newsletter May 2010 - A crocheted flower brooch What better time of year for flowers than spring? Crochet lends itself beautifully to a number of things, and one of those is jewelry. Necklaces, bracelets and brooches. How to Crochet Flowers - Dummies The three-dimensional crocheted flowers in this project are quick and easy to make and show off your crocheting skills. Crocheted flowers make great package toppers or, take off the tie and you can embellish afghans, pillows, bags, clothing, and more. This project calls for variegated yarn for the whole flower. Here are the materials you need and the vital statistics: Yarn: Patons “Bumblebee” baby-weight yarn (100% cotton), (1.75 oz [50 gm], 123 yds each skein): 1 skein of #02413 Flowers Variegated Hook: Size F-5 U.S. or size needed to obtain gauge Yarn needle Measurements: Approximately 3 inches in diameter Gauge: First 3 rnds = 1 3/4 in. in diameter Stitches used: Chain stitch (ch), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), half double crochet (hdc), double crochet (dc), triple crochet (tr)

Tunisian Crochet How-To… Basic Tunisian Crochet Stitch Welcome friends! This is my first How-To blog post and I am excited to share with you. I am going to show you how to Tunisian Crochet. Some of you may have heard of it and others maybe not. Either way, you will learn how to do it today! Tunisian Crochet is a fabulous way of mixing crocheting and knitting. how-to: woven circles trivet I found the gold and pink crocheted trivet pictured below at the thrift store this weekend, and it was a total "I can make that" moment. The structure of the circles is made from plastic rings cut from one of those pieces that holds together a six-pack of soda. The hardest part will be in finding plastic rings that are actually circle.

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