Ad-free, downloadable, printable pattern is available in my Etsy shop. A colorful square for afghans, blankets, throws, shawls, bags, and dishcloths. This pattern employs the moss stitch (aka linen stitch or granite stitch) and is worked from the center out. The method used for joining rounds in this pattern yields a nearly invisible seam. The … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN with FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Radiating Moss Stitch Square 8-inch
This video shows how to work a needle join on single crochet (UK - double crochet), half-double crochet (UK - half treble), and the moss stitch. Below is a photo tutorial that demonstrates how to join a double crochet circle (UK - treble crochet) with a needle join. how. The above photo tutorial on the … Continue reading FREE VIDEO TUTORIAL: Needle Join (aka Invisible Join)
Ad-free, downloadable, printable pattern is available in my Etsy shop. This half square pattern is now available as a companion to the Tunisian Pinwheel Square pattern. You may obtain the half-square pattern free, when you purchase the full square pattern. Buy full square pattern now. This project employs the Tunisian simple stitch. However, a Tunisian … Continue reading CROCHET PATTERN: Tunisian Pinwheel Half Square
I have found a way to eliminate the awkwardness of the starting chain on an Elmer Square. The sample on the left is made with a starting ch5 in the corner, which equals a dc, ch2. The sample on the right is made with a different method, which I will describe below. In the square … Continue reading CROCHET TUTORIAL: Solid Square Improved Corners
FREE VERSION BELOW (Click here for a nicely formatted, downloadable and printable version of this pattern available in my ETSY shop. The expanded version contains many more photos that show the various steps.) This flower is made in three sections which are sewn together. The round element in the center, which resembles a gumdrop, can … Continue reading FREE CROCHET PATTERN: Gumdrop Flower
All these variations are possible from one pattern. These photos accompany the full written pattern, which is available in my Etsy shop. The first slide show demonstrates the procedure through the Optional Overlay Round 1 and then the full hexagon through the last round. This second slide show demonstrates the procedure for the Optional Overlay Round 2.