The hairpin lace is an easy crocheting technique that can produce delicate lacy patterns. There is a wide variety of garments and accessories that look great in this stitch, such as shawls and scarves. A loom is a tool that you will find indispensable for this type of crochet.
Puff stitch, characterized by its chunky texture, is one of a kind and renders a classy dimension to your handiwork. It can be used to make adorable woolen accessories like beanies, baby hats, finger-less gloves, booties or anything else you can think of.
A needle threader is a small device that aids in threading a needle, especially those having a narrow eye. It consists of a small tin plate known as the handle, attached with a diamond-shaped steel bow wire. The handle may be stamped with any design, in most cases a profile image of a feminine face, with the Victorian patterns of the tool still being in vogue.
Pick stitch is running stitch with a slight difference. It shows up very less on the outer surface of the fabric, but a majority of the stitching thread is exposed underneath. It is also referred to as stab stitch or half-backstitch. The technique finds use in making hems of garments, inserting zips in clothes, and also as an embroidery stitch when worked with different contrasting colors. It is commonly seen at the border of the lapel and collar of a suit.
You can’t stop yourself from admiring star stitch crochet. Fun and easy, it can be crocheted fast. This alluring textured stitch, also known as daisy stitch, is great for things like fingerless gloves, decorative headbands, infinity scarves, mittens, etc. Vintage patterns of dresses look wow if crocheted in it.
Shell stitch is one of the most beautiful crochet stitches, without being much difficult. With the help of this stitch, you can work the borders of any fabric as well as make pretty fingerless gloves, flowers and infinity scarves. Once you become a proficient in the stitch, a wide arena of crocheting options will open up before you.
The blanket stitch was primarily used to give a secure finishing to the edges of a blanket lest the fabric came out and was unraveled. However, it has now earned popularity as a beautiful needlepoint stitch.
The lazy daisy stitch or detached chain stitch is the name given to an embroidery technique used to make a floral pattern. A very easy stitch, it is not only used to make flower motifs and leaves but can be used to stitch complex patterns when done with double and triple loops. Work this cute stitch to add a personal touch to hand towels, pillowcases, cushions, quilts, dresser scarves, tea-cozies, potholders and children’s clothes.
The broomstick lace, also known as the peacock eye crochet or jiffy lace is one of the oldest crochet techniques in use from as early as the 19th century. As the name suggests, actual broomsticks were used originally to create the intricate design of a broomstick lace. But in modern crocheting, a dowel pin or a dowel is used for the same purpose. How to crochet the broomstick lace The complicated twisted design makes the pattern look quite intriguing, while in truth it is pretty simple pattern, suitable even for beginner crocheters. Apart from the crochet hook, the pattern calls for a dowel or a large size knitting needle (size 50 works well). Here are the step by step directions: Step 1 First, chain 21 before making a single crochet (sc) in every chain starting from the second chain. You will have a single crochet foundation row with 20 sc. The pattern is worked with groups of five stitches at once, so the number of sc on your foundation row should be a multiple of 5. Step 2 Once you …