Crocheter Profile: Flo

by Kathryn on August 28, 2014 · 0 comments

in Crochet News

2ndhandtowel Crocheter Profile: Flo

I recently mentioned Flo, who was the person who told me about Joe, the veteran in need of yarn donations. Flo has been sharing some of her crochet experiences with me recently via email and she said that I could share them here on the blog. Here’s what she had to say …

“I’ve been busy learning & creating really cool things and I’m still making hats and scarves to give away (to the homeless / charities). Recently, I learned to make 2-layer-thick potholders. I single crocheted two pieces separately then single crocheted them together.” Here are some of them:

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triangle19 How To Crochet a Granny Triangle in the Round

Last week I shared how to crochet a granny circle. This week I want to share another tutorial that I originally wrote for the Crochet Today blog – how to crochet a granny triangle worked in the round.

Step One:

Make a foundation chain of four stitches.

Step Two:

Close with a slip stitch to make a ring.

Step Three:

Chain 6 (counts as first dc and first corner).

Step Four:

You will be working into the center of the ring (similar to how you would start a classic granny square). Do 3 dc, chain 3.

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Step Five:

Repeat Step Four.

Step Six:

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14 Examples of High Fashion Crochet

by Kathryn on August 28, 2014 · 0 comments

in Crochet Fashion

I adore when crochet is elevated to high fashion. Here are some terrific examples of what I mean:

Designer Crochet

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Student crochet fashion designer Rachel Decker

Indra Dovydėnaitė crochet clothing 14 Examples of High Fashion Crochet

Indra Dovydenaite designer crochet artwear

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Lisa Maree crochet beachwear

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Crochet Health Interview with Cynthia Maddox

Crochet Health August 27, 2014

Issue #5 of Happily Hooked digital magazine is out now and has a new crochet health interview that I’ve done for my monthly column. This time I’ve interviewed Cynthia Maddox.

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How to Pack a Crochet Project Bag

Crochet Discussion August 27, 2014

I’ve had to organize various crochet bags in the past, particularly for travel, so I do have some tips for doing that,

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50% Off Craftsy Class – Fair Isle Crochet: Demystifying Colorwork

Crochet Resources August 26, 2014

If colorwork in crochet is something that interests you and you want to learn more, build up your skills and get some tips for doing it better, easier and more beautifully then you’re in luck because for one week only Craftsy is offering 50% off of an online colorwork crochet class to all of my readers! That means you.

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Crochet on the Runway: Miu Miu Resort 2015

Crochet Fashion August 26, 2014

I think the last time I saw this kind of retro-inspired designer crochet was several years ago when Christopher Kane and House of Holland had their granny square shows.

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