Thursday, November 10, 2022

Gorgeous Lacy Scarf, Unique/Unusual Pattern, Expression Fiber Arts yarn, FREE Crochet Video Tutorial


Just look at this gorgeous lacy scarf! The pattern is quite unique/unusual! It looks as crochet motifs connected together, but in reality it's one piece! The pattern can be adjusted to for other crochet projects. 




Finished size (5 by 24 motifs): about 56 inches long, 9 inches wide.

The skill level is advanced. Materials: Expression Fiber Arts, Tall Bearded Iris, Sparkle DK, 60% superwash merino wool, 26% nylon, 10% baby alpaca, 4% metallic. 3 hanks, 750 yards. Hook size H (5 mm) 





For a budget substitute, I recommend Caron Simply Soft Party yarn. See it on Amazon.




Free video tutorial for this scarf is available on my Youtube channel:



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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

25 Projects to Crochet in Fall. Scarves, Cowls, Hats, Shawls, Cardigans, and More

 What to crochet in fall? 

Lots of things! 






Sunday, August 28, 2022

Beautiful Flower Stitch for a Scarf, Table Runner, Summer Blouse, etc. Crochet Video Tutorial

Here is a beautiful lacy stitch with lovely flowers! 

You can create so many crochet projects with this stitch, such as scarves, table runners, summer blouses, curtains, etc.


The yarn that I used is Patons Grace by Yarnspirations. It's 100% mercerized cotton, category 3. 









 

This stitch is not as complicated as it seems. Check it out on my Youtube channel:


The written pattern is available in my Etsy and Ravelry shops. 



Saturday, August 27, 2022

One Skien Crochet Lacy Cowl, Free Crochet Pattern and Video Tutorial

It's still summer and the weather here in California is still hot, but I already started working on the fall and winter crochet projects! 

My first one is this simple lacy cowl made with only skein (who doesn't love one skien projects, right?) of Red Heart Unforgettable yarn, in beautiful color combination called Gotham. 

The cowl is worked with trebles and you can make it in one evening! This could be a wonderful, budget friendly Christmas present for a family member or a dear friend! 







Skill Level: Beginner

Finished Measurements: 30 inches around, 12 inches wide

Materials:

US hook size H (5 mm)

Worsted, 100% acrylic yarn, about 270 yards, 100 grams

I used one skein of Red Heart Unforgettable, color Gotham

Abbreviations:

ch: chain

sl st: slip stitch

st: stitch

sc: single crochet

dc: double crochet

tr: treble crochet

* * instructions between asterisks should be repeated as many times as there are stitches to accommodate them.

Ch 126 loosely (multiple of 9).

Round 1: ch 3 (count as 1st dc), dc in each ch around, join with sl st to top ch of beginning ch-3. (126 dc)

Round 2: ch 6 (4 ch count as 1st tr and 2 ch count as ch-2 space), 3 tr in same st as joining (half-shell made), *skip next 8 dc, (3 tr, ch 2, tr, ch 2, 3 tr) all in next dc* around, make 3 tr in same st where half-shell was made, join with sl to 4th ch of beginning ch-6 (half-shell is now completed). (14 shells)

Round 3: ch 6 (4 ch count as 1st tr and 2 ch count as ch-2 space), 3 tr in same st as joining (half-shell made), *(3 tr, ch 2, tr, ch 2, 3 tr) all in middle tr of next shell* around, make 3 tr in same st where half-shell was made, join with sl to 4th ch of beginning ch-6 (half-shell is now completed). (14 shells)

Repeat Round 3 for the pattern until you have 12 ronds of shells.

Next Round: ch 1, sc in same st as joining, ch 8, *sc in middle tr of next shell, ch 8* around, join with sl st to 1st sc. (14 sc, 14 ch-8 spaces)

Last Round: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), dc in each ch and each sc across. (126 dc)

Fasten off.

The free video tutorial for this cowl is available on my Youtube channel! 



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