By Kristin Omdahl
Kristin Omdahl's Crochet So Fine takes crocheted garments from fussy to modern! via operating with thinner yarns and extra versatile stitches, crocheters can produce clothing which are fashionable and cozy, figure-flattering with no being form-fitting and nice for layering. And simply because the yarn is skinny does not imply crocheters have to use the smallest of hooks, advantageous crochet might be fast and straightforward, too.
Crocheters start by means of exploring innovations particular to crocheting with high quality yarns: gauge, blocking off, and garment building find out how to maximize drape. Then they could choose between 20 initiatives together with wonderful crocheted pullovers, cardigans, jackets, capes, shawls, scarves, hats, and extra. the various initiatives merely require one or skeins of yarn. The designs are attention-grabbing to make, utilizing smart sew motifs, leading edge and standard shaping tools, and various crochet strategies and embellishment rules. as well as various sew styles, motifs, and methods, Crochet So Fine contains tutorials with certain illustrations and guideline on Tunisian crochet, broomstick crochet, and hairpin lace. the clothes contain couture info resembling colorwork, beading, lace, ruffles, ranges, and extra. All sew motifs contain charts, and the really good strategies contain how-to sections.
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Join CC1 with sl st in top righthand corner sc, working across CC1 square and MC square, rep Rows 1–11 with CC1. Fasten off. MC TL1: Turn work 90 degrees clockwise. Join MC with sl st in top righthand corner sc, working across MC square and CC3 square, rep Rows 1–11 with MC. Do not fasten off. Rows 13–20: Rep Rows 11–12 four Triangles Level 2 (TL2) times—20 sts. Fasten off CC2. Do not fasten off CC3. MC TL2: Turn work 45 degrees clock- Triangles Level 1 (TL1) CC3 TL1: With CC3, turn work 90 degrees clockwise and work in ends of rows.
Row 36: Ch 1, sc2tog in next 2 sts. Fasten off. CC3 TL6: Turn work 90 degrees and work in ends of rows of CC3 TL5 and CC2 TL5. Join CC3 with sl st in top righthand corner sc, rep Rows 1–36 of MC TL6 with CC3. Fasten off. 50 | crochet s o fin e CC2 TL6: Turn work 90 degrees and work in ends of rows of CC2 TL6 and CC1 TL6. Join CC2 with sl st in top righthand corner sc, rep Rows 1–36 of MC TL6 with CC2. Fasten off. CC1 TL6: Turn work 90 degrees and work in ends of rows of CC1 TL6 and MC TL6. Join CC1 with sl st in top righthand corner sc, rep Rows 1–36 of MC TL6 with CC1.
Row 1: Ch 1, work 40 sc evenly across CC1 TL6 and work 40 sc evenly across MC TL6, turn—80 sc. Row 2: Ch 1, sc2tog in first 2 sc, sc across to within last 2 sts, sc2tog in last 2 sc, turn—78 sts. Rows 3–40: Rep Row 2—2 sts. Row 41: Ch 1, sc2tog in next 2 sc. Fasten off. MC TL7: Turn work 90 degrees and work in ends of rows of MC TL6 and CC3 TL6. Join MC with sl st in top right-hand corner sc, rep Rows 1–41 of CC1 TL7 with MC. Fasten off. CC3 TL7: Turn work 90 degrees and work in ends of rows of CC3 TL6 and CC2 TL6.