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A Quest for Beauty & Utility through Tunisian Crochet. A Quest for Beauty & Utility through Tunisian Crochet. This notation started as a personal thing, so that I could keep track of my experiments with different stitches.

A Quest for Beauty & Utility through Tunisian Crochet

However, the old version was starting to confuse even me, plus I thought that I could do a communication tool that might help others, too. So below is the notation that I developed, then revised (with help from the community). And I’ve since revised it again (on 3-5-12). And I’m editing it again now, in February, 2013. Rick Rack Scarf. I recently unearthed the first project I ever knit, a moth-eaten stockinette scarf.

Rick Rack Scarf

I made it over twenty years ago while I was spending a school year in rural France. My French "mother" was the town librarian and an amazing knitter. She opened her stash basket to me and walked me through every step of that crazy scarf. Since then I've made dozens of scarves, and I wonder sometimes if I've run out of fresh ideas for the next one. After all, the criteria for a scarf pattern are rather stringent: something that lies flat, that looks good on both sides and that has a soft and beautiful drape. With the holiday season upon us, I made sure to use a super special yarn for the super special people on your list, including scarf-o-phobe men! The Materials 4-5 skeins of Jade Sapphire's 8 Ply Cashmere, 100% Mongolian Cashmere.

Love knots square. Openwork Lace Knitting Stitches. Openwork Lace Stitches Add Class and Creativity to Your Knitting Experience Openwork lace stitches are stitch sequences knitted with many "holes" to make the fabric look almost like netting.

Openwork Lace Knitting Stitches

They look particularly classy for the body of baby shawls, baby blankets, stoles and light summer wear. Openwork lace stitches give a luxuriously soft, loose, stretchy feel to the fabric. The basis of all openwork knitting is the use of knitting stitches together then making stitches to repalce them, thus creating holes. Knitting Stitches used to increase the number of stitches you are working with, can also achieved by creating holes.

Most openwork lace stitches are reversable. Openwork lace stitches are usually very simple and only have two to four pattern rows to make up the stitch sequence. Woven Basket Stitch Dishcloth pattern by Chris Silker. Malabrigo weave scarf. This one was a long time coming.

Malabrigo weave scarf

Split Single Crochet (Ssc) Stitch. Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 7. We had a few people interested in starting the CAL last week.

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 7

Yay! I know, for myself, if a project is too far under way, I won’t jump on board, so I decided to give them a few days to catch up. Today let’s try an openwork pattern. There are many different types of openwork patterns, so this is just one of many. Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 10. The tunisian net stitch is worked between stitches, as opposed to most of the stitches which are worked with the vertical bar.

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 10

TSS = insert hook between next 2 vertical bars, yo, pull up a loop Row 100: skip 1st two vertical bars (see fig.1), * TSS in space between 2nd & 3rd vertical bars inserting hook from front to back (see fig.2), yo, pull up a loop (see fig.3), * insert hook between next 2 vertical bars, yo, pull up a loop, repeat from * across, insert hook through both loops of last stitch. (see fig.4) (20 loops on hook) To complete row: yo, pull through 1st loop on hook, * yo, pull through 2 loops, repeat from * across until 1 loop remains. Fig.1 – skip these 2 vertical bars Fig.2 – insert hook from front to back, between 2nd & 3rd sts Fig. 3 – yo, pull up a loop. Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 10. Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 7. Shadow Box Throw pattern by Denise Black. Firming Things Up — Clothesline Crochet Basics.

The tail of the now downgraded tropical storm Irene has just left us.

Firming Things Up — Clothesline Crochet Basics

Although there was flooding in low lying areas, damage to the city seems minimal so far. We stepped out for a drink with friends at Sharlene’s Bar last night but left when once weather turned. The sun is peaking out now and it’s time to break out the clothesline. Untitled. Busy Hands. Since my BIG project at the moment is the quilt I am working on, I seem to be on a kick of making quick-and-easy-to-finish projects in the knitting and crochet arena.

Busy Hands

Crocheted dishcloths certainly fit into that category! Crocheted hot pad. I picked up this free pattern in a favorite craft store. The pattern was called “Grandma Leona’s Hot Pad” and the sample was fabulous. It was nice and thick. It looked simple. Eilen tein: viiden(sadanyhdeksänkymmenenviiden) tähden rätti. Kaikista maailman ihanista, raikkaista ja iloisista väreistä, pitkän ja hartaan miettimisen jälkeen, valitsin rättini langaksi vähemmän raikkaan kellertävän langan, joka erityisesti märkänä muistuttaa aivan ja täysin niitä sellaisia oransseja vanhoja kunnon Rättejä.

eilen tein: viiden(sadanyhdeksänkymmenenviiden) tähden rätti

Väitän, että tämä oli tarkoituskin. Hippu julkaisi jokin aika sitten omassa blogissaan erinomaisen tyhjentävän arvioinnin erilaisista tiskirättien lankamateriaaleista. Voittajaksi tässä Hipun arvioinnissa selvisi Hjertegarnin Blend Bamboo, joka on 70% bambua ja 30% puuvillaa. Materiaalina bambu on mulle vierasta eikä siitä nyt ihan lempimateraali tullut...rasittavan monisäikeistä ja löyhäkierteistä lankaa. Mutta olin yllättynyt lopputuloksesta, erityisesti rätin imukykyisyydestä! Tietoiskuna bambulankojen ominaisuuksista sen verta, että se on kuiturakenteensa vuoksi pehmeän ja viileän tuntuista iholla, bambu ei myöskään allergisoi.

My Creative Space: Bumpy Crochet Dishcloth {How to} « The C Side. After knitting a dishcloth and using it for some time I realized that dishcloths really are awesome.

My Creative Space: Bumpy Crochet Dishcloth {How to} « The C Side

I then made another one using the same yarn but smaller needles. Then I decided to use some leftover cotton to make a crochet one. At first I had no idea what to do with them, then found out that they are pretty little things that make wiping counters and drying dishes so much more fun. Some people use them to wash dishes but I prefer to use my tawashis for that.

Free Crochet Pattern 80926AD Joan Scarf _ Lion Brand Yarn Company. How to Crochet: Bullion Stitch. By Robin Beers – 47 Comments Start with a test swatch of single or double crochets. I used crochet hook size G in this example. You will also need a knitting needle. If you don’t have a knitting needle, you can use another crochet hook or a tapestry needle. The whole idea is to wrap the yarn around both the crochet hook and the knitting needle to give it more space so you can pull the crochet hook through without getting stuck! Note: If you are left handed, just put your mouse over the photo for a left-handed view. Place the knitting needle flush against the crochet hook. Wrap the yarn 7 times around both the needle and the hook from back to front. Move the knitting needle down a bit, holding the loops in place with your finger. Take the crochet hook and insert into the next stitch, still keeping the loops intact around the hook and needle.

Pull through a loop. 1. 2 puff stitches, consisting of 5 long hdc each (a ... 1. Karin aan de haak: Knoopjes Kussen. Jasmine Stitch No. 3- 6 petals with puffs in rows pattern by Sara Palacios. Rainbows and Cherries Jubilee. Greetings, blog friends! I see clouds out the window...we have our first significant snow predicted for tomorrow evening...we'll see what materializes. Today was close to 60...these weather swings never cease to amaze me. Born and raised in California, I'm pretty much used to temperate and constant! But change awaits on the horizon and today's sun has disappeared.

Well, I have a couple of new things to show off! Loops of Lavender: Yummy Puff Stitch Scarf. Sometimes I just lack the focus to crochet anything complicated. I just want to be crocheting and not have to think about it. Crochet Basket Weave Afghan Baby Blanket - Pattern & Tutorial. Often, I received feedback from readers asking me where to get the yarns I used for my crochet and/or knitting projects. Frankly speaking, I bought most of my yarns from the local yarn shops around here and I do understand that it is hard for many of you to get the exact one. This time, to make my pattern more yarn-search-friendly, I used Lion Brand, a well known yarn company where you can order online or buy them from shop if they are available.

This blanket is made from cotton medium worsted yarn, the basket weave pattern makes it warm and cozy in cold weather. If you need a very warm version for snowy winter, change the yarn to wool. The dimension is for baby blanket, you can always blown it up to make a bigger piece. Diagonales : English tutorial. RPL Wheat Grain cord free pattern. Week 2 Scavenger Hunt Block. Daisy Crochet Stitch. Meladora Mesh Stitch - Meladora's Creations Free Crochet Patterns & Tutorials. Urban Shells pattern by Katherine Crombie. Urban Shells is a quick and easy scarf that is lacy enough to be feminine. Narcissus Lace Tunisian Stitch. To make the Narcissus Lace Tunisian Stitch, you’ll need to get your long afghan hook and make a foundation chain with a multiple of 4 stitches. Diagonal Tunisian Crochet Stitch Pattern 101712. By M. Learn How to Crochet - Solomon's Knot Stitch (Lover's Knot, Love Knot, Hail Stone, Salomon)

Tunisian Crochet Filet Stitch. Afton's Afghan. ---Revised--- Jan. 8 2013. 2 Sided Baby Afghan pattern by Janet David. Holding Hands, Feeding Ducks pattern. This is a scarf based on star stitch.The name comes from a song by The Brunettes. “Holding hands, feeding ducksWhen I met you, that's what I wanted to do” Yarn: Handpaintedyarn Colonia 140 or other thick-and-thin aran weight yarn, around 1.5 - 2 100-gram skeins. Needle size: US 10.5 / 6.5 mm Gauge: Doesn't really matter. Vary yarn and needle size to get the fabric you want. Abbreviations:RS: right sideMS: make star--purl three stitches together but leave the stitches on the left needle.

Star stitch:Multiple of 4 stitches + 1 (i.e. 17, 21, 25, 29...)Row 1 (RS): Knit all stitchesRow 2: P1, (MS, P1) repeat to endRow 3: KnitRow 4: P3, MS, (P1, MS) repeat to last 3 stitches, P3Repeat these 4 rows. Aran Honeycomb - Knittingfool Stitch Detail. Antique Pineapple Stitch. "Samurai" crochet relieve stitch pattern pattern by Daria Nassiboulina. Crocodile Scarf Tail. Crochet Stitches - Chain (ch). Single Crochet (s c)., Half Double Crochet (half d c), Double Crochet (d c). Treble (Tr). For a Double Treble (d tr), Slip Stitch (sl st)., Block (bi) end Spece (sp., Picot (p). Cross Stitch., Cluster., Knot Stitch. Popcorn.

شنط كروشيه 4 - جبل صبر. Jump Start for the Hollydaze. Crochet Ribbed Scarf. It’s like knitting, only better! « JennOzkan. Tunisian Mock Cable Scarf (Knit and Crochet Now! Season 3, Episode 309) Free V-Stitch Scarf Pattern. Free Crochet Pattern...Vanilla Bean Scarf! Difícil nada... Block stitch and Interlocking block stitch. Block stitch and Interlocking block stitch. The Walker Treasury Project.