Monday, October 29, 2007


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  • Loop Stitch

    All care has been given to present this information in the original form. CrochetHub is not responsible for errors. Loop stitch (fig. 413).?Worked as follows: when you have put the needle into the loop of a stitch below, carry the thread, downwards from above, round a stripe of cardboard or a flat wooden ruler, then finish [...]

  • Knotted Stitch

    Knotted stitch (fig. 412).?This stitch likewise is composed of plain stitches, which, however differ in a slight degree from those we have described hitherto. Fig. 412. Knotted stitch. Make an over, put the needle through the two horizontal threads of the stitch below, make another over and draw it back through the two loops and the [...]

  • Counterpane Stitch

    Counterpane stitch (fig. 411).?Counterpanes can be made in a less close stitch than those just described. Fig. 411. Counterpane stitch. To produce a soft and elastic fabric turn the thread round the needle and insert it under both the horizontal threads of a loop, take up the thread without turning it round the needle, draw it [...]

  • Ribbed Stitch and Pique Stitch

    Ribbed stitch (fig. 408).?Worked backwards and forwards, the hook being passed through the back part only of the stitches of the preceding row. Fig. 408. Ribbed stitch. Chain stitch.?Worked like fig. 408, but on one side only. Piqu� stitch.?This stitch also is only worked on one side. Put the needle in under one of the vertical threads [...]

  • Tidy away ends and change colors tips

    Saw this on U-Tube and thought you’d want to see too.� It’s a good explanation of working loose, trailing ends into your crochet project very easily!� http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44ahp_jwvAw

  • Slanting Stitch, Crossed Stitch, and Russian Crossed Stitch

    Slanting stitch (fig. 409).?Worked entirely on the right side. Take up the back thread of a stitch in the preceding row, take hold of the crochet thread without turning it round the needle and draw it through in a loop, and then finish the stitch like a plain stitch. Fig. 409. Slanting stitch. Crossed stitch.?The name [...]

  • UK/US Crochet conversions/comparisons

    If you’re questioning some of the terms, sizes, and hooks used in the vintage patterns, here is a site with some good charts for converting/ comparing UK/US/Skandinavian http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/includes/pinnestr.php For Standards and Guidelines for Knitting and Crochet, The Craft Yarn Council of America complied a great site that covers measurements, yarn weight, etc. here: http://www.yarnstandards.com/�

  • Rose Stitch and Russian Stitch

    Rose stitch (fig. 406).?This consists of rows of plain stitches, worked backwards and forwards. Insert the needle from the right side, under both the horizontal loops of the preceding row. Fig. 406. Rose stitch. Russian stitch (fig. 407).?This is worked like the foregoing, only that all the rows have to be begun from the same end, [...]

  • Single Stitch and Plain Stitch

    All care has been given to present this information in the original form. CrochetHub is not responsible for errors. (2) Single stitch (fig. 404).?Put the needle in from the right side of the work, into the uppermost loop of the preceding row, take up the thread on the needle and draw it through both loops. Fig. [...]

  • Plain Stitches for a chain

    All care has been given to present this information in the original form. CrochetHub is not responsible for errors. Plain stitches for a chain (fig. 414).?Begin with two chain stitches, put the needle in between the two threads of the first chain stitch, turn the thread round the needle and draw it through in a loop, [...]

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