The chain stitch is the bais of all craft work. There is no design, however intricate and beautiful, that does not largely depend upon this stitch and its various modifications for its entire structure, and once it can be made perfectly and easly, any crocheted article may be produced with a smoothness and finish only to be attained by evenly made stitches. Continue reading
Here below there is the most important list of crochet abbreviations used in patterns and instructions, a very interesting tool for crochet lovers to read and understand written crochet tutorials.
Most crochet stitches have shorted names or abbreviations. For example, instead of saying double crochet stitch throughout a pattern, the instructions abbreviate dc. Continue reading
It is very nice to do Christmas decorations using crochet and colored yarns. I decided to use DMC Babylo crochet yarn to do white snowflakes. They are very useful as placeholder, to decorate Christmas tree or christmas gifts.
Here below there are the instructions to realize crochet snowflakes Continue reading
Crochet is an extraordinarily technique that allow you to make a vaste range of decoration and home decore accessories. To start with crochet, only you need a hook and crochet yarn. You can use cotton crochet yarn or wool yarn, depends on the type yarn you use, you can create different crochet works.
For you who are passionate about knitting and crochet here’s areally exciting: Just Nature DMC Cotton. This is a new cotton yarnfor knitting and crochet hook with a wide range of colors to be able to easily match together.
The delicate colors and soft natural shades allow you to createmodern and stylish clothes. You can work with a single wire, take a few wires and you can have fun by combining a variety of colorsto your liking.
It is a yarn ideal for making garments spring and summer: softsweaters, jackets, shawls, pareos. You can unleash your creativitycreate colorful fashion accessories.
The yarn is already available on the Arte del Ricamo Shop online store, try it out!
Here below are the instructions to make a pretty dress for summer. Continue reading
Are you looking for a Christmas crochet border design? On the site Coatscrafts I found a free pattern to make an elegant border to crochet filet.
You can use the border to decorate tablecloths, centerpiece and individual tablecloths. It’s a fantastic way to practice your creative abilities!