Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Some Recent Crochet Projects

If you need some ideas to get your inspiration flowing, here are a few recent projects you might enjoy.

Prayer shawl
This one was started in the center using a fan stitch. Each color was added to both sides to make it balanced.


Lap robe
This was done with granny squares using a K hook. There are 48 squares in the finished piece and a final round of black on the outside.


Granny ripple afghan
Fast and easy project. For instructions, this is one possible link: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/granny-ripple-4


This pattern originally was Tunisian crochet. The squares were actually worked in single crochet, chain. A row of V-stitch was worked around each square, then a round of single crochet and finally a round of double crochet.


This is Tunisian entrelac worked with a N or P hook. The larger size hook makes the weave a little looser than normal Tunisian simple stitch. It doesn't curl as much as the tighter stitched one would.
Here is the pattern: http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/L20319.html.  If you need to see how the stitches are made, www.youtube.com has videos of how to work Tunisian crochet.

Happy crafting,

Kathi


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