Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Learn to Crochet with Patons

Single Crochet (sc)



1 Insert the hook into the work (2nd chain (ch) from hook on starting chain), *yarn over hook (yoh) and draw yarn through the work only.
2 Yarn over hook (yoh) again and draw the yarn through both loops on the hook.
3 1 single crochet (sc) made. Insert hook into next stitch: repeat (rep) from * in step 1.
Half Double Crochet (hdc)


1 Yarn over hook (yoh) and insert the hook into the work (3rd chain (ch) from hook on starting chain).
2 *Yarn over hook (yoh) and draw through the work only.


3 Yarn over hook (yoh) again and draw through all three loops on the hook.
4 1 hdc made. Yarn over hook (yoh), insert hook into next stitch (st); repeat (rep) from step 2.
Double Crochet (dc)



1 Yarn over hook (yoh) and insert the hook into the work (4th chain from hook on starting chain).
2 *Yarn over hook (yoh) and draw through the work only.
3 Yarn over hook (yoh) and draw through the first two loops only.


4 Yarn over hook (yoh) and draw through the last two loops on the hook.
5 1 dc made. Yarn over hook (yoh), insert hook into next stitch (st), repeat (rep) from step 2.

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

My Vintage Granny Blanket Featured in Let’s Knit June 2011

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A special thank you to Sue - AKA Mrs Twins for letting me know that my work was included in this month’s issue. You can learn more about the Sue the queen of  SIBOL -Sunshine International Blankets of Love by clicking here.
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Saturday, 7 May 2011

Apple Green Granny Square Picnic Blanket

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25 different colours, 100 different granny squares and lashings of apple green yarn combine to make a real picnic blanket. Finished at last yipee :-)
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