By Kristin Omdahl
Kristin Omdahl's Crochet So Fine takes crocheted garments from fussy to modern! through operating with thinner yarns and extra versatile stitches, crocheters can produce clothing which are trendy and comfy, 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, positive crochet may be speedy and straightforward, too.
Crocheters commence by way of exploring ideas particular to crocheting with high quality yarns: gauge, blockading, and garment development the way to maximize drape. Then they could make a choice from 20 tasks together with attractive crocheted pullovers, cardigans, jackets, capes, shawls, scarves, hats, and extra. a number of the initiatives simply require one or skeins of yarn. The designs are fascinating to make, utilizing shrewdpermanent sew motifs, leading edge and standard shaping tools, and various crochet recommendations and embellishment principles. as well as a number of sew styles, motifs, and methods, Crochet So Fine contains tutorials with special illustrations and guide on Tunisian crochet, broomstick crochet, and hairpin lace. the clothes contain couture information corresponding to colorwork, beading, lace, ruffles, ranges, and extra. All sew motifs comprise charts, and the really good thoughts contain how-to sections.
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Extra resources for Crochet So Fine: Exquisite Designs with Fine Yarns
Fasten off. CC3 TL7: Turn work 90 degrees and work in ends of rows of CC3 TL6 and CC2 TL6. Join CC3 with sl st in top righthand corner sc, rep Rows 1–41 of CC1 TL7 with CC3. Fasten off. CC2 TL7: 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 1–41 of CC1 TL7 with CC2. Do not fasten off. Triangles Level 8 (TL8) CC2 TL8: Turn work 45 degrees and work in ends of rows of CC2 TL7 and CC1 TL7. Row 1: Ch 1, work 45 sc evenly across CC2 TL7 and work 45 sc evenly across CC1 TL7, turn—90 sc.
Wet or steam block to finished measurements. Weave in loose ends with a tapestry needle. 52 | crochet s o fin e EDGING spira l wave s s haw l | 53 shimmer beaded lac e cape Belted capes, such as this one, are my favorite type of wrap to yarn wear. They have a polished and structured look and are visually Laceweight (#0 Lace); 2,200 yd (2,011 m). slimming due to the ratio of the wide “sleeves” to the cinched waist. In addition, the large “sleeves” create a lovely dramatic effect as you move. This top-down raglan continues on to a flowing cape with belt holes and a pretty lace edging that is shown: Valley Yarns, 2/14 Alpaca Silk (80% Alpaca/20% Silk; 1,736 yd [1,588 m]/½ lb [227 g]): cognac, 2 cones.
MC TL4: Turn work 90 degrees and 1 17 Row 2: Ch 1, sc2tog in first 2 sc, sc work in ends of rows of CC1 TL3 and MC TL3. Join CC1 with sl st in top righthand corner sc, rep Rows 1–26 of CC2 TL4 with CC1. Fasten off. 9 8 4 Row 1: Ch 1, work 25 sc evenly across 9 2 CC1 TL1 5 3 8 MC TL1 10 1 11 1 BEGIN CC1 TL2 2 14 6 work in ends of rows of CC2 TL3 and CC1 TL3. CC1 TL4: Turn work 90 degrees and 1 10 CC3 TL1 16 12 CC2 TL4: Turn work 45 degrees and off. 8 11 18 CC2 TL1 8 Triangles Level 4 (TL4) 5 10 8 6 4 2 1 3 5 7 9 11 1 BEGIN 2 MC TL2 stitchSTITCH key KEY = chain (ch) = slip st (sl st) = single crochet (sc) = sc2tog = double crochet (dc) = 2-tr cluster spira l wave s s haw l | 49 SPIRAL WAVES SHAWL DIAGRAM 2 construction diagram Triangles Level 5 (TL5) CC3 TL5: Turn work 45 degrees and work in ends of rows of CC3 TL4 and CC2 TL4.
Crochet So Fine: Exquisite Designs with Fine Yarns by Kristin Omdahl