WIP Wednesday: Bullions and Post Stitches

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I usually show off a completed item on Wednesdays here on the blog but I don’t have photos of anything completed to show you that I haven’t already shown you. So, I decided it was a good week to participate in WIP Wednesday, which is hosted over at Tami’s Amis.

wip crochet WIP Wednesday: Bullions and Post Stitches

I think this is going to be a cowl, although I actually have enough of the yarn to turn it into a scarf. Either way, here’s what I’m doing with it:

  • Rows alternating FPDC and BPDC every other stitch to create a two-sided, highly textured fabric.
  • Bullions. I am doing a yarn over 9 times for each bullion. I am separating one bullion with three hdc to spread the bullions out throughout the row that they are on.
  • The rows in between post stitch rows and bullion rows are all hdc.
  • I’ll do a border around the whole thing when I’ve got the length I want but I haven’t decided on the border stitch.
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I am using a Rowan 100% wool yarn that I got from Scrap, our artist thrift store here in San Francisco. It’s a green color that is close to the shade in the close-up photo here.
Don’t forget to head over to Tami’s Amis to see everyone else’s WIPs.
This is my first time working with bullions. Have you done it? Any tips or thoughts?
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