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Tunisian Crochet And Brain Exercises

This past year has been filled with afghans (and more) using Tunisian Crochet. Primarily they were worked “in the round”, which is (at this point) my favourite method of crocheting. Today, I started another afghan but this time working...

Tunisian Crochet In The Round #11: Happenstance: The Directions

I was asked to write the directions to my afghan. I will do my best, but remember that it was created one stitch at a time with no plan, just the goal of experimenting with the double-ended hook. Hook: 6 mm (doubled-ended Tunisian) Yarn: I...

Tunisian Crochet In The Round #5: A Square In The Round

My last blog noted that I have been experimenting with making squares while working in the round. I finally settled on an idea and we will see whether I continue it to fruition or it becomes just another experiment left unfinished. The...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #3 - Collab-agon #16: Hexagon 7: DIRECTIONS

Good morning everyone. Our next hexagon has been selected! Option 9 http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-5ItRmUG5Kl4/UgRUrUtdMnI/AAAAAAAABC4/n8kxcr5W6mU/s1600/WP_20130808_00120130808212718%5B1%5D.jpg LARGE FLOWER HEXAGON Skill Level – Intermediate....

Tunisian Alpaca Swirl #1: Getting Started

As I got near the end of my Pfeilraupe scarf (and I wasn’t really loving it any more) I started getting really excited about making another “Tunisian in the round” afghan. Now, the scarf is done (and I still don’t really love it) and I have...

My Crocheting Journal #6: A Froggie Would A Wooing Go ....

For the past week or so I have been working on a vest “in the round” …. 3 balls of yarn later and I don’t like it. I know that I didn’t get the pattern correct but thought that it would be ok in the end. Perhaps that was the factor in why I...

My Crocheting Journal #29: Tunisian In The Round: First try

first try….well this is fun. I am going to try making a hat using leftover yarn from my tree of life afghan First row…awesome. Check to make sure I don’t have the chain twisted…all is well Row two..still going strong and am enjoying the...

Deathflake Tunisian "In the Round" Afghan #2: Section 2

Now that we have the centre section of the afghan complete, we move into the actual Deathflake design! This is exciting. Before we get to that, just a personal note: As I said, this is for my granddaughter’s birthday, which is in September....

Deathflake Tunisian "In the Round" Afghan #1: Section 1

My (teenage) granddaughter is into skulls at the moment and so I want to make her a skull afghan for her birthday. I tried one pattern but it wasn’t working for me so I turned to my “old faithful” – Tunisian crochet. I found a graph pattern...

Tunisian Crochet In The Round #9: Afghan Update

I haven’t touched my crochet hooks for a couple weeks. Between not feeling well and having a major non-crochet project that I’ve been working on, I have had no time, energy, passion, or need to crochet. Yesterday, however, I had “me time”. I...