Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Single Crochet - Double Crochet - Swatch One

How to turn your single crochet (double crochet) stitch into something more interesting

This swatch uses:
  • single crochet only (OR double crochet for the British)
This stitch pattern uses:  even number of sts.

Make your swatch:
R1:  Ch24, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch to end, turn.
R2:  Ch1, *sc in BL of next st, sc in FL of next st, rep from * to end, sc in last st, turn.
Rep R2 until desired length is reached.

This is a great stitch pattern for wash cloths and face cloths.

HOOK:  3.5mm (E-4) 
YARN:  Bendigo Woollen Mills 4ply Cotton - (Fingering weight) 


USA - American Crochet Terms
Abbreviation
Description
*
repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed
BL
back loop only
ch
chain stitch
FL
front loop only
R
row
rep
repeat
sc
single crochet
st(s)
stitch(es)

















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