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"Queen of spades" cropped cardigan in Tunisian Crochet

THE MAKING OF A LOVELY CARDIGAN IN TUNISIAN CROCHET In the last little while, as you may have noticed, I have been working on an ambitious project: the creation of a Tunisian crochet garment, using a leaf motif (or "spades", as I preferred to call it) already seen in some wonderful knitting projects. First, I thought about replicating the spade pattern in Tunisian crochet, which was not difficult, as I have created similar patterns before - you can find them, for example, in these projects of mine: Leaf it On Shawl , Leaf it On Scarf , Leaf it On Cowl .  Leaf it On Scarf Next, I thought it best to make a garment that had a simple workmanship, i.e. worked flat, and not in the round, to avoid, at least initially, over-complicating the design. A cardigan, therefore, was the best choice. Next, I chose a yarn that I liked and opted for a fine multicoloured yarn. This was the result: "QUEEN OF SPADES" - THE CAL! I liked the finished garment very much, and so did you, whic

New video tutorial: crochet Star Stitch!

I have just completed my pattern for this beautiful pair of crochet socks. You can find it here: SOCKS' PATTERN


So as usual, when trying to explain a specific technique, it just comes easier to shoot a video. Especially when it comes down to complicated stitches. The Star stitch is not so complicated, don't get me wrong, is just easier to show it than to explain it in written words. ;) So here is the video tutorial I just uploaded on my YouTube channel, too ("Hookloopsarah Crochet" STAR STITCH VIDEO).


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