Friday 23 October 2015

CROCHET: Open 'V' Stitch or the lacy version

 each row has been worked from right to left and started and finished with a little circle and ch length

Using the easy base ch start
LINK HERE to the how to do the easy base chain start.

'V'  Stitch will give an opening Lacy effect 


1Finger wrap of 4 wraps, or ch4, sl st into a circle
All Rows: 12 sc [12dc], into he circle, sl st to complete, ch 10.....start the stitch
end of all Rows, ch12, 12sc [12dc], into the second st from the hook sl st to complete, cut off and weave in ends.

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Tuesday 20 October 2015

Sunday 18 October 2015

CROCHET: Small progress on the 'V' STITCH SCARF

Another pattern completed of 9 colour bands and a few flowers to go o the scarf...not sure how yet though.

Thursday 15 October 2015

CROCHET: 'V' Stitch


There are a number of versions of 'V' stitch, mostly with a chain stitch added between the pairs of stitches

Like this chart from you tube
Sue version
I Like to do my own version..a firmer fabric, that gives a lovely soft but very square and neat edged fabric 

A wip so I will add finished pictures asap
 Alternate rows of a base colour and a selection of one row colours..carry the base colour inside the coloured row stitches

I'm making a long scarf using the no chain between version.
A quick and effective stitch with a ripple effect

Using the easy base ch start
LINK HERE to the how to do the easy base chain start.

Another version is..
Double 'V' Stitch chart from You tube

Sunday 4 October 2015

Crochet: 12 Weeks of Christmas Gifting..and win a Yarn Pack TODAY

I'm part of the blog tour and you have a chance to win a wonderful yarn pack

Win a yarn pack
first free pattern

Couldn't stop once i got started so lots of free patterns to come

lots more to see