Stitch Tuesday – jeobneun stitch

With fall fast approaching, I’m thinking more and more about cozy and warm fabrics. Cables make dense fabrics and the textures are amazing. They are awesome for outer wear or home decor like pillows and throws. This is a particular favourite of mine. Ch multiple of 6 plus 3. Dc in 4th ch from hk,…

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Stitch Tuesday – tweed stitch

I love tweed. It’s a classic, which never goes out of style. Any given year, any given season, you’ll be able to find tweed in the runway. Crocheted tweed stitch doesn’t quite look like woven fabric, but it’s very flexible and has a lovely texture. Ch even number of st Sc into 2nd st from…

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Stitch Tuesday – reading charts

Charts are great for both crocheting and knitting. They provide clarity. There can’t be any confusion due to wording and explanations. They are also great for visualizing what the pattern looks like before you begin. I often find myself in a rabbit hole of patterns and charts on Pinterest. The problem is, half of them…

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Stitch Tuesday – Faux Knitting

Crochet is my first yarny love. It’s the first fibre art I learned and I still have a special place for it in my heart. However, before I knew how to knit, I would often wish there was a way to create knitted looking fabric with a crochet hook. Little did I know, there is!…

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Another Lacy Stitch – tutorial 

Spring has arrived to Vancouver. The trees are white and pink with blossom and a hint of green from the tiny leaves. The bugs are awake from their slumber, doing important days work. I found this lace which reminds me of them. Ch a multiple of 6 plus 4 Sc into 2nd ch from hook,…

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Stone Trellis- stitch tutorial 

Snow has finally melted and spring is on my mind. This, in turn, makes me think of lace. Crochet is great for lace because it’s fast and easy to fix if you happen to make a mistake. A lot of lace tends to look doily like and outdated. This pattern, however, has a graphic modern…

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