Tapestry Crochet - Harlequin Pattern Tutorial Hello! So today I thought I'd chat a bit about the very cool crochet technique called tapestry crochet. Tapestry crochet allows you to create a piece of crochet that plays with colour changes and flat patterns. You use two coloured pieces of yarn and crochet over the colour not in use, so you can alternate between two colour as the pattern requires. That is pretty much it in a nut shell, so if you know how to crochet, draw up a pattern on graph paper and give it a try! Tapestry crochet creates a nice thick fabric, and you can be very creative with the patterns. A few people asked for a pattern, so if you want a bit more detail, I have done a little tutorial and step by step guide, I hope it doesn't get too confusing. So this is how I made my basic harlequin pattern: Firstly, I used graph paper to draw up my pattern, as you can see it's very simple! Each square represents 1 sc stitch. I am doing 3 repeats, so the first row of my pattern is 6, 1, 13, 1, 13, 1, 6 = 41 chains to start. xxxxxx
Traveling Tank Traveling Tank by Linda Permann Update last year’s tank with crochet (a suitcase must!) YARN RED HEART Soft Yarn, 5oz/140g balls, each approx 256yd/234m (acrylic) • 1 ball #9275 Paprika CROCHET HOOK • Size H-8 (5mm) crochet hook NOTIONS • Any size spaghetti-strap tank,camisole, or tee with a scoop neck • Measuring tape • Pins • Stitch markers • Sewing needle and coordinating thread • 1.5"/38mm pin back (optional) • Yarn needle FINISHED MEASUREMENTSYoke: Approx 2.25"/5.5cm deep. GAUGE16 sts=4"/10cm; 6 rows=3.5"/9cm over pattern st, slightly stretched. Note about patterns This is a pattern preview only. To find this pattern, purchase the May/June 2011 issue. Crochet Today!
25 Free Beginner Knitting Patterns | Painting Lilies Take a second and think back to when you first started knitting. Were you intimidated by difficult techniques? Was it hard to find patterns at your skill level? Did you want a list of beginner knitting patterns? Preferably free beginner knitting patterns? I remember being frustrated by all the terms and techniques. If you’re a beginner knitter and need some easy patterns to start out with, this list is for you. The following 25 patterns don’t involve much more than knit and purl stitches. For each pattern, I included some of the skills you’ll need and where to find the pattern. Cowl & Scarf Knitting Patterns Where: Ravelry Techniques: Knit, purl, knitting in the round on circular needles How to get it: Free PDF download from Ravelry Where: Purl Bee Techniques: Knit and purl By: Purl Bee Where: Madelinetosh Techniques: Knit, purl, slip stitch By: Madeline Tosh Techniques: Knit By: Elisa McLaughlin 5. Where: Knitty Gritty Thoughts Techniques: Knit, purl, yo Baby Blanket Knitting Patterns Where: JCasa
Mønster på hue med vri | litlo & kalen Så utruleg kjekt at huene eg har strikka falt i smak. Eg har fått fleire hyggelege bestillingar på huene, og spørsmål om oppskrifta vert lagt ut – så her kjem den. Vert veldig glad om du refererer til dette innlegget dersom de brukar oppskrifta og bloggar om huene. Post gjerne bilete av resultata på facebooksida mi – det er alltid kjekt å sjå korleis det andre lagar blir. Hue med vri Dei fleste huene mine er strikka i Sandnes alpakka/ull. Har òg strikka huene i alpakka, alpakka/ull, smart og duo frå Sandnes garn, Mitu frå Rauma og Extra merino frå Schachenmayr – alle desse typane passer godt til oppskrifta. Mønster Legg opp 76 (68 er brukt på barnestørrelse) masker laust på rundpinne (40 cm) nr. 4,5. Felling: strikk to og to masker saman i to omgangar, klipp av tråden, snurp saman og fest tråden. v r r v v r r v v v r r v v r r r v v r r v v r r r v v r r v v Strikkediagrammet skal lesast i same retning som du strikker. Lykke til!
Free Vintage Crochet Doily Patterns from Beeton's Book of Needlework by Jane Lake The vintage doilies shown on this page are the first four of a set of ten vintage crochet patterns contained in the BEETON'S BOOK OF NEEDLEWORK, written by Isabella Beeton and first published in 1870. The invention of the doily is credited to Mr. D'Oyley, a successful 17th century milliner. Mr. Doilies are still used today to protect the surfaces of furniture from scratches or stains, but they also offer a feminine style element to any room from the boudoir to the basement. The Beeton Book of Needlework uses the word "D'Oyley" in all its crocheted doily patterns, but regardless of how you spell the name, the intricate designs in these doilies are clearly heirlooms in the making. If you look at the doilies shown here, you'll see many of the design elements are repeated, but in such a way that each doily remains, like a snowflake, a uniquely beautiful creation. Used reprints of the original Beeton's Book of Needlework are usually available through Amazon. Print this Page
The Daily Knitter Each morning The Daily Knitter selects a Free Knitting Pattern of the Day. Be sure to check this page for the latest release. Today's free knitting pattern for Friday, April 10, 2015, is: Chunky Mochi Wee Bag Note that the pattern will open in a new window. Want another free pattern? Missed a day? Like us to get a link to the free pattern of the day in your daily feed! Mormorsrutor med Prästkragar/Daisy Squares De här underbart vackra mormorsrutorna med Prästkragar får en nästan att känna doften av sommar, inte sant!? *** Information to my English speaking crochet friends: For a pattern in English, follow the link to Color’n Cream, where Jenn Poort has made an excellent photo pattern in English, called Vintage Flowers, which inspired me to make my Daisy Granny Squares. If you like to know why I started to crochet mine – please use Google Translate or such and read all of my blog post! ;) *** Inspirationen till att virka dessa vackra rutor fick jag när jag upptäckte en blogg driven av en kvinna som har en förkärlek till att virka de mest färggranna och underbara kuddar. Beautiful pillows made by Dragana Savkov-Bajić Mönstret hon har använt är dock länkat vidare till bloggen Color’n Cream, där Jenn Poort, som även hon virkar otroligt fina och mycket färgglada saker, har gjort ett engelskt fotomönster för rutorna. 1. 5. 9. 1 dst i nästa maska i ringen. 10. 13. 17- 18. 21. Författare: BautaWitch
Recycled Plastic Fat Bottom Bag | My Recycled Bags.com I present my plarn fat bottom bag that I crocheted using recycled plastic newspaper bags. You may remember me saying that it is difficult for me to obtain pretty colors in plastic bags for my crafting. Well thanks to a suggestion from a blogger friend, I asked my local library to save their newspaper bags for me. They have been giving me one pink and one orange plastic bag daily from their newspapers. You may notice that the pink shade on the last few rounds of the bag and handles are darker. As I mentioned this is my first fat bottom crocheted bag. Below you will find some pictures I took as I worked the pattern. Click on any of the photos to supersize them Here is shell started and also a photo after the base shell was completed. Here is the lining pinned in place before the gathering and the handles are crocheted. My Fat Bottom Bag Flap: Several people have asked about the flap I added and wanted instructions on how to create this flap. Mark the center 12 stitches on bag opening.
Free Patterns: The Moogly Crochet Alphabet The Moogly Crochet Alphabet has been a labor of love! So many letters, some easy, some a challenge, but all fun! These applique letters are great for the Perfect Party Pennant Garland, but they have unlimited uses. Monogram a blanket, make toy blocks, make puffy letters for beginning readers, decorate a child’s bedroom – you name it! And there are crochet number patterns available now too! Click below for the coordinating free applique patterns: The specific yarn weight and hook size doesn’t really matter for these, as long as you use a hook size a couple sizes smaller than you normally would for that yarn. The Moogly Crochet AlphabetAdd this pattern to your Ravelry Queue US – F, 3.75mm hookWorsted weight yarn, amounts varyVideo Tutorials for all stitches and techniques are available here.Klik HIER voor de Nederlandse vertaling van de Moogly Alfabet, met dank aan Elke Wellens! THE LETTER A (This one is particularly tricky! Row 1: Ch 30, sc in the 2nd ch from hook, sc in the next 12 ch.
untitled Crocheted Produce Bag Well, I thought since the produce bag was something I just made up real quick I should post the pattern. I am sure there are way better ones out there, but most of them end up decreasing at the end to get a smaller opening, but I wanted mine large so leafy stuff that I buy in multiple little bunches could poke out, like baby broccoli or bok choy. So here is the pattern, just in case you want to make a couple as well. Materials: 1 skein Lion Brand Organic Cotton Yarn (#680), or similar worsted weight yarn Size I-9 Crochet Hook Little scrap of fabric (optional) Rnd 1: Begin with an adjustable loop, and crochet 12 double crochet (dc) into the loop and pull tight. Rnd 2: *Chain 7, skip 1 dc and slip stitch in next dc.* Repeat around. Rnd 3: Chain 7, Slip stitch (slst) into 4th chain (ch) of round 2. Rnd 4: Ch 7, slst into the point where the last two rounds meet, then ch 7 and slst into the 4th ch of the last round as well. Rnd 16: Single crochet (sc) in every chain around, join with a slst.
Granny Tissue Box Tutorial Granny Tissue Box Cover Tutorial 8ply yarn. 3.5mm crochet hook. Wool needle. Scissors. Tissue Box 12cmD x 21.5cmL x 8.5 cmH This pattern is in English crocheting terms. English Abbreviations: sl st - slip stitch ch - chain dc - double crochet tr - treble d tr – double treble Ch 36, join with a sl st to form a circle. Round 1… 1 ch, 1 dc into this ch. 1 dc in each ch to end, join with a sl st to first dc. 36 dc in total. Round 2… 3 ch, 2 tr, 3 ch, 3 tr, 3 ch, 3 tr in this dc. *Miss 2 dc. 3 tr in next dc* repeat * - *4 times (5 groups in-total) Miss 2 dc. 3 tr, 3 ch, 3 tr, 3ch, 3 tr in this dc. *Miss 2 dc. 3 tr in next dc* repeat * - * 4 times (5 groups in-total) Join with a sl st to 3rd ch from beginning of round. Sl st across into first 3 ch space. Round 3… 3 ch, 2 tr, 3 ch, 3 tr, in this 3 ch space. 1 ch. 3 tr, 3 ch, 3 tr in next 3 ch space. *3 tr in next space *, repeat * - * 5 times (6 groups in-total) 3 tr, 3 ch, 3 tr in next 3 ch space. 1 ch. *3 tr in next space *, repeat * - * 5 times (6 groups in-total).