How to Make Sewing Patterns by Donald H. McCunn

By Donald H. McCunn

Clear up the mysteries of trend drafting with this educational e-book. uncomplicated and simple step by step directions with transparent comprehensible line drawings.

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It is crocheted here using yarn containing several complementary shades, but could be made in a bright block colour to make a real statement. Simple to crochet, the Mobius is a fun and cosy addition to any outfit and the perfect gift to make in a weekend. FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 90 x 20cm (35 x 8in) Can be worked to any desired length Start here YOU WILL NEED ❯ ❯ 200g (7oz) of Robin Candyfloss (100% acrylic, 280m/306yd per ball) in shade 4450 Waltzer, or any super chunky yarn suitable for 10mm (US N/15) hook or similar ❯ ❯ Crochet hook: 10mm (US N/15) ❯ ❯ Yarn needle ❯ ❯ Scissors TIP If you have a lighter or heavier yarn you can easily adjust your hook size and the pattern to suit it.

6. Yarn over and pull through all three loops to complete the next foundation half treble. Repeat Steps 4–6 to create all further foundation stitches. TECHNIQUES Crochet stitches crochet terms Chain Be aware that crochet terms in the US are different from those in the UK. This can be confusing as the same terms are used to refer to different stitches under each system. The list here gives abbreviations and a translation of UK terms to US terms: (abbreviation = ch) Almost all crochet items start with a length of chain stitches, and they also often appear within stitch patterns.

This can be confusing as the same terms are used to refer to different stitches under each system. The list here gives abbreviations and a translation of UK terms to US terms: (abbreviation = ch) Almost all crochet items start with a length of chain stitches, and they also often appear within stitch patterns. Wherever the chain is required, it is made in the same way. To make a chain stitch, take the yarn over the hook, wrapping it from the back, up over the hook towards the front, and then down and under the hook (every time the yarn is taken over the hook it should be done in this way).

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