Crochet 101 Master Basic Skills and Techniques Easily by Deborah Burger

By Deborah Burger

Written with absolutely the newbie in brain, this e-book teaches all of the fundamentals for studying to crochet with step by step directions and images. Crocheting abilities are realized via engaged on tasks, starting with whatever really easy and getting an increasing number of tough because the reader works during the booklet. New talents are explored intensive as they're brought. The introductory part covers the entire fundamentals of crochet-selecting yarn, hook varieties and sizes, different instruments and components, crochet gauge, chaining, forming the fundamental stitches, interpreting patterns-making this the main complete beginner's publication on hand.

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Overlap ribbons Easy Suggested Ribbon Woven ribbon with soft or medium hand, single- or double-sided Amount needed: „„ 16 × width of project ribbon Measure and Cut Ribbon width Cut 4 lengths 4RW. 1˝ 4˝ 7/8˝ 31/2˝ 3/4˝ 3˝ 5/8˝ 21/2˝ 1/2˝ 2˝ 3/8˝ 11/2˝ 1/4˝ 1˝ Overlap ribbons 2. Anchor knot the thread into the top right corner section, 1RW down from the top petal’s outer selvage edge. Gather stitch diagonally through both layers of ribbon across the corner section toward the opposite selvage edge; loop over the edge.

Use folded ribbon width of flower for leaf ribbon width. SK ILL LE VEL: Easy Suggested Ribbon 2 different colors of silk bias habotai ribbon 2. Tackstitch the middle of the inner layer to the crinoline; anchor knot and cut the thread. Amount needed: „„ Inner layer: 12 × width of Color 1 ribbon „„ Outer layer: 16 × width of Color 2 ribbon 4. Arrange the outer layer under the inner layer, on top of the crinoline. Gently pull the thread to close the opening of the outer layer. Tackstitch the inner gathers to the crinoline and anchor knot the thread.

1. Center: Cut a length of ribbon 144RW (see chart above). Follow the directions for the dandelion; cut off the excess thread. 2. Petals: Cut 12 lengths of ribbon 3RW (see chart above). Follow the directions to make a kimono petal from each length, folding the left side over the right. Cut the threads. 5. Arrange the center on top of the raw edges of the petals; tackstitch between the folds around the outer edge. Anchor knot the thread into the crinoline. 3. Stitch through the raw edge of each petal at the gathered seam.

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