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Crochet Stitch Collection

Crochet Stitch Collection

Master the art of lace, texture, colour, cables and more with this inspiring collection of guides and projects.

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United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Immediate Media Company London Limited
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T here’s nothing more satisfying than learning a new stitch. Whether you’re an experienced crocheter or a relative newcomer, finding a new texture or pattern is always exciting – not least because of all the great new projects you can try. This collection of stitch patterns and step-by-step guides from the Simply Crochet team is AN INDISPENSABLE GUIDE to help you expand your repertoire and enhance your skills.We’ve split the stitches into three chapters: TEXTURE (p7), COLOUR (p47) and LACE (p73). From chunky popcorn and fun bobble stitch to elegant mesh, multicoloured gingham and pretty tulip stitch, there’s something here for everyone. And every stitch is accompanied by a selection of projects so you can put your new skills into practice.We’ve also included six WORKSHOPS to help you master…

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discover texture

32PROJECTS TO CROCHET TODAY!mix texture & colour with puff stitch! ■…

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rib stitch

Simple but effective, rib stitch is a great one to have in your repertoire – all you need to do is make a row of double crochet, followed by one of slip stitches. EasyBASIC RIB STITCH PATTERNPatternCh any number of sts. Row 1 (RS) Ch1 (does not count as st), dc in each st across, turn. Row 2 Ch1 (does not count as st), ss in each st across, turn.Rows 1 and 2 form the pattern.Twine is handy in the garden in more ways than one. Why not hook our rib stitch accessories with it?APRON POCKETYou’ll be the envy of the allotment with this baby strapped around your waist. Deep pockets within easy reach are so useful when you’re busy weeding and whatnot. This simple pocket keeps both your…

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basket weave

Intermediate crocheters will love creating this beautifully warm woven fabric, which is ideal for cosy makes to keep winter chills at bay.BASIC BASKET WEAVE STITCH PATTERNThe stitch pattern is worked over a multiple of 8 sts.For this sample, we used 24 sts.Ch26.Row 1 (RS) Starting in the fourth ch from hook, tr in each ch across, turn. [24 tr]Rows 2-4 Ch2 (does not count as tr), (1FPtr around each of next 4 sts, 1BPtr around each of next 4 sts) to end, turn. Rows 5-7 Ch2 (does not count as tr), (BPtr around each of next 4 sts, FPtr around each of next 4 sts) to end, turn. Rows 2-7 set pattern.Stay warm in style this winter with our three fur-trimmed makes using brilliant basket weave stitch.HAND…

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star stitch

Also known as marguerite or daisy stitch, or a spiked cluster, star stitch creates a thick, dense fabric.BASIC STAR STITCH PATTERNWork an odd number of chains. Row 1 (RS) Insert hook into 2nd ch from hook, yrh and pull up loop, (insert hook into next ch, yrh and pull up loop) 4 times, yrh, pull through all 6 loops on hook, ch1 to create centre of star, *insert hook into centre of star, yrh and pull up loop, insert hook through last loop of prev star, yrh and pull up loop, insert hook in same ch as last loop of prev star, yrh and pull up loop, (insert hook in next ch, yrh and pull up loop) twice, yrh and pull through all 6 loops on hook, ch1 to…

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tulip stitch

It’s clusters of treble and double crochet that create these gorgeous rows of tulips. Blooming lovely!BASIC SHELL STITCH PATTERNCh a multiple of 4 stitches plus 1 (we used 25 ch on the sample above).Row 1 (RS) Ch3, 3tr in the fourth ch from the hook, *skip 3 ch, dc in the next ch, ch3, 3tr in the same ch as the last dc; repeat from * to the last ch, dc in the last ch, turn.Row 2 Ch3, 3tr in dc, *dc in the next ch-3 sp, ch3, 3tr in same ch-3 sp; repeat from * to the last ch-3 sp, dc in the last ch-3 sp, turn. Row 2 forms pattern. Repeat Row 2 as stated in each pattern.Create too-cool-forschool accessories using this slanted tulip stitch.NOTEBOOK COVERFab…

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