Triangle Shawl Crochet Design

Triangle Shawl Crochet Design

by Alison Stapleton Shapes Wraps are rectangles and shawls are triangles. This is the general consensus. You can get semi-circle wraps as well. But in this post I’m discussing the structure of crocheted triangles. Triangles A triangle has three sides and three...
5 Basic Crochet Stitches You Need to Know

5 Basic Crochet Stitches You Need to Know

by Alison Stapleton The Five Basic Crochet Stitches You can start crocheting very quickly with a few basic stitches. You may already know how to do the stitches but not know their name. Or you may know how to do them and their name but not know their abbreviation...
Trellis Pattern – Crochet Stitches

Trellis Pattern – Crochet Stitches

by Alison Stapleton A Trellis A trellis is a wooden frame found in a garden on which plants can grow. Typically climbers and roses grow well on a trellis. it is usually squares turned on their side to look like diamond shapes. Trellises are also used to separate...
Granny Squares – Basic Pattern

Granny Squares – Basic Pattern

by Alison Stapleton Crochet Stitch Diagram – Basic Granny Square This is a basic Granny square A Granny square is the building block of crochet work. Every crocheter can learn to make a Granny square and it is lots of fun. Each row is made with a different color...

Selecting Colours for Soft Home Furnishings

by Alison Stapleton Colours for soft furnishings Soft furnishings are cushions, afghans, throws, rugs, exposed tapestries and things like that. At a stretch you can add table cloths, place mats and napkins in fact all table wear (napery). Furthermore you can consider...