Crocheting into the Back or Front Loop Only can completely change the look and feel of your project. Use these techniques to give the fabric an interesting texture, or to help add structure to your project.
Inspired by a rainbow-painted cloudy sky, this crocheted afghan is streaked with ribbons of pastel rainbow colors.
Worked on the bias from corner-to-corner, this soft washcloth features a diagonal stripe pattern with a textured twist. Crochet it in the stripe pattern shown, your own stripe pattern, or no stripes at all!
This little basket gets its woven-look texture from a unique tucking technique, which makes the basket sturdy enough to stand up on its own.
Learn to knit a Two-Color Braided Infinity Scarf on your Addi Express Pro Knitting Machine! The two color sections are joined with a lovely braided knot.
Learn to knit Ribbing on your Addi Express Knitting Machine! A little ribbing adds a nice touch to hats, mittens, socks, sweaters, and more. This technique works on both Addi machines, whether you are knitting a tube or a flat panel.
When I designed my Double Chevron Lace Scarf Pattern, I needed a warm, machine washable, fingering weight yarn with good stitch definition to highlight the lace pattern. I wanted the stitch pattern to shine. I didn’t want to use a multicolored yarn that would distract from the stitch pattern, but I didn’t exactly want a solid colored yarn, either. I decided to try Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering in the Kettle Dyed Delphinium colorway, which seemed to be just what I was looking for. It was the perfect yarn for my scarf. In fact, I loved it so much that I bought several more skeins (and will probably buy more in…
My December afghan is finished! I am so excited to be finished with the challenge!
My Afghan for June is finished! I love the look and feel of this squishy stitch pattern.
Free pattern! The Rainbow Ridge Afghan features the popular chevron stripe pattern with a textured twist. I chose to use 6 bright colors for my afghan, but this design would also be lovely as a baby blanket or in a neutral color palette.