Go Crochet! Skill Builder: 30 Crochet-in-a-Day Projects to Take You from Beginner to Expert
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Take the Go Crochet! 30-day challenge!
Go from crochet beginner to expert in only 30 days with 30 small projects tailored to expand your crochet repertoire. In addition to basic stitches for the crochet newbie, you'll also learn intermediate and advanced techniques, including Tunisian crochet, Bruges lace, broomstick lace, hairpin lace, tapestry crochet and beaded crochet. Work your way up, starting with the easiest projects and progressing to those with special stitches and techniques, or try literally going from the ground up, starting with boot cuffs and ending with hats! Pick any of a dozen approaches to this challenge and become a crochet master in no time.
You can take the Go Crochet! Skill Builder challenge on your own, but it's also the perfect idea for a crochet-along with friends or at your local yarn shop. Get together to share techniques and tips while showing off your gorgeous yarns and finished projects.
yarns and threads. Hold two strands of contrasting yarns together for a larger bracelet with a more Bohemian look. Skill Level Pentagon Cowl Two rows of mirrored pentagon motifs create dimensionality and volume in this easy join-as-you-go cowl. One row has a tight final edging while the other has a flared final edging to create an hourglass shape. FINISHED SIZE 16" (40.6cm) wide when flat; 11" (27.9cm) deep. Center seam is 13" (33cm) across when folded and joined; 26" (66cm) in
Crochet hook sizes range from tiny steel hooks to much larger hooks. The larger the hook, the larger the stitch will be. A hook is measured in millimeters (mm). The letter or number of the hook may vary depending on the brand and country in which it was made. The millimeter number is the most reliable method of identifying a hook. TUNISIAN HOOKS A few of the projects in this book use a Tunisian or afghan hook. For narrow projects, you might be able to improvise and use a traditional short
next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st] 6 times, dc in each of last 3 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3 (54 dc). Round 5: Ch 3, working in blps only, dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st [dc in each of next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st] 5 times, dc in each of next 3 sts, [dc in each of next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st] 6 times, dc in each of last 3 dc; join with sl st in top of beg ch-3 (66 dc). Round 6: Ch 3, working in blps only, dc in each of next 3 sts, 2 dc in next st, [dc in each of next 4 sts, 2 dc
Ends Stitch Diagram Skill Level Yesterday Bruges Scarf Take the road less traveled with this fun Bruges Lace scarf. You won’t need any new tools or fancy stitches to learn this intriguing style of crochet. Use a multicolor yarn to help you see the basic double crochet stitches as they are formed. This technique is so much fun. You’ll be researching more Bruges Lace patterns in no time. FINISHED SIZE 41⁄2" × 51" (11.4cm × 129.5cm) MATERIALS Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable (3.5 oz/ 279
crochet inc: Increase lp: Loop pm: Place marker pop: Popcorn rem: Remaining rep: Repeat Ret: Return pass (Tunisian) RS: Right side sc: Single crochet sh: Shell sc2tog: Single crochet decrease two together sk: Skip sl st: Slip stitch Tks: Tunisian knit stitch Tps: Tunisian purl stitch tr: Treble crochet 4-tr cl: Cluster of four trebles 3-tr cl: Cluster of three trebles Tki: Tunisian knit increase Tks: Tunisian knit stitch tr2tog: Treble crochet decrease two together tr3tog: