Tunisian Blanket CAL 2022, hosted by Arunima Goel with KnitterKnotter.com. This is my design contribution. I hope you enjoy it.
Why gauge (tension) matters so much with my Tunisian crochet patterns.
No blocking is needed! Invisible seam! The traditional method of working a center-out square in single crochet results in “swirling,” which becomes more pronounced as more rounds are added. Traditionally, care is taken not to skip any stitches. This results in extra bulk at the corners and curvy diagonals, instead of straight ones. In order … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Easy Single Crochet Square with Invisible Seam and No Curvy Lines 12″ (31 cm)
Find all these designs in one pattern in my Etsy shop. Here is a collection of single-color hexagon and half-hexagon motifs that can be joined together to make totes, scarves, shawls, throws, curtains, or blankets. All motifs are turned after every round, thus making them reversible. All joins are worked at the points, making the … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN: Five Hex and Half-Hex Designs in one Pattern
Scroll down to see my testers' photos! They're spectacular! This pattern is now available in my Etsy shop. This is a quick and easy hexagon project that coordinates with my other 12” (30.5 cm) snowflake hexagon motifs. See all of them here: https://cheryldeecrochet.com/no-two-alike-snowflake-afghan/ Skill Level. Intermediate. Techniques/Stitches. Chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet, … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN: Wintry Waltz 12″ (30 cm) Snowflake Hexagon Motif
#knitterknottertunisianblanketcal2022 Find the pattern for Square #1 here. Scroll to the very bottom and look for the link to Square #1. Pia has graciously made a video that demonstrates part of this project, which I found very helpful. https://www.facebook.com/pia.thadani/videos/2821445084828194 Size. 12” x 12” Yarn. Approximately 1.6 oz / 83 yds medium weight (#4) yarn. In … Continue reading PROJECT NOTES: Tunisian Blanket CAL 2022 – Square #1 – Tunisian Shells Blanket Square – 12″ (30 cm) – by Pia Thadani
The Tunisian Blanket CAL has started today! The first square of this free CAL is available now - find the pattern here - and you have two weeks to make it, so you have plenty of time before the next square comes out! (Scroll down the page until you see the link to Square #1.) … Continue reading The Tunisian Blanket CAL 2022 starts today!
Classic Romance Scarf Add a romantic touch to this very easy scarf and wear a whisper of nostalgia around your neck. This warm and lovely accessory will last for years and will never go out of style. The main part of the scarf is worked in extended half double crochet stitches, which is not a … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN: Classic Romance Scarf – easy scarf with lacy ends
I'm quite honored to have been invited to be one of 24 designers who are participating in the 2022 Tunisian Blanket CAL, starting January 5, 2022. Please visit this link to learn more about this exciting learning opportunity for crocheters of all skill levels. This is a mystery CAL, which means a new pattern will … Continue reading 2022 Crochet-Along (CAL) hosted by Arunima Goel of Knitter Knotter
Sweetness and Light - Tunisian Crochet Heart Applique Crochet Pattern in US Terminology by Cheryl Dee Floyd These fun little hearts are small enough they can be worked with a regular crochet hook. A Tunisian crochet hook is not required. Use them as patches on clothing or as appliques on tote bags, hats, baby blankets, … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN with Free Video Tutorial: Tunisian Heart Applique
Six-Petal Flower Applique in Light Weight (#3) Yarn Crochet pattern in US terminology by Cheryl Dee Floyd The downloadable, printable, written pattern with lots of helpful photos, is available in my Etsy shop. Make these quick and easy flowers as colorful embellishments for hats, scarves, curtains, gloves, tops, skirts, bags, wall décor, you name it. … Continue reading FREE PATTERN: Perky Posy 1- Flower Applique in #3 yarn
This technique yields an almost invisible seam. Can you find the seam in this photo? This method is very similar to the mattress stitch, however, it has been slightly modified to fit within the context of the Tunisian simple stitch. Can you see it? The seam on this piece is at 9:00 on a clock … Continue reading FREE PHOTO TUTORIAL: Seaming Tunisian Simple Stitch
If you're taking a virtual class and want to show your teacher how you're doing, I encourage you to try this. Let me know in the comments below how it works for you. This video was filmed in January of 2019. It demonstrates how I let my creative juices flow, got resourceful, and used some … Continue reading PHOTO TUTORIAL: Film Yourself Crafting To Show Your Teacher
Take-a-Stand Square On-point, Checkered Afghan Block 12” (30.5 cm) Tunisian Crochet Pattern in US Terminology by Cheryl Dee Floyd Click this paragraph to see pattern in my Etsy shop: This three-color square is perfect for throws, shawls, bags, baby blankets, pillow covers, etc. Worked in Tunisian simple stitch, this design can be completed with a … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN with Video Tutorials: Take a Stand Square – On-point Checkered Tunisian Afghan Block 12″ (30.5 cm)
===> New pattern published in my Etsy shop. Try this new technique of working a slip stitch followed by a chain. Slip stitches are worked into the back loops of the chains from the previous row. This technique yields a lighter, more supple fabric than standard slip-stitch-only fabric.See the free video tutorial to get a … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN: “Slippery Moss Scarf” new technique, warm, stretchy, EASY!
Joining slip stitches invisibly.