Tag: scraps

American Beauty Afghan Square Free Crochet Pattern

I decided I wanted to design a floral afghan square for the April M.O.M. in our Baker’s Dozen group on Ravelry.  I picked a rose, and added some leaves. It still wasn’t big enough, so I added some granny square rounds. Here is my free pattern.…

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 7

We had a few people interested in starting the CAL last week. Yay! I know, for myself, if a project is too far under way, I won’t jump on board, so I decided to give them a few days to catch up. Today let’s try…

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 6

It’s been an interesting couple of days around my house. I have the world’s happiest most miserable teether…. And my 4 year old was trying to get the eraser off her pencil, and using force only a 4 year old can muster, pulled so hard that…

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 5

Today let’s work the Tunisian Double Stitch (TDS).  Very similar to a dc, in the aspect that you yo first to make the stitch taller than a regular TSS. Section 5 – TDS Row 52:  ch1, skip 1st vertical bar, * yo (see fig.1), insert hook behind…

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 4

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 4

By combining 2 of these stitches, we can create a basketweave pattern.  We’ll use the TKS & the TPS, which were our second and third sections. Section 4 – Basket Weave Row 37:  skip 1st vertical bar, TKS (section 3) in next 3 sts, * TPS…

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 3

The third stitch in our CAL is called the tunisian knit stitch (TKS), which looks very similar to the stockinette stitch of knitting. Section 3 – TKS Row 28:  skip 1st vertical bar, * you will be working between front and back of vertical posts…

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 2

The second stitch in our CAL is called the tunisian purl stitch (TPS), but it is also known as the purl stitch. If you compare it to the knit purl stitch they look very similar (which is probably why the name :)). Section 2 – TPS Row 13: …

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Part 1

To kick off the CAL we’re going to begin with one of the basic stitches of tunisian crochet. It’s called the tunisian simple stitch (TSS), but it is also known by a few different names. Here are a few: TSS – tunisian simple stitch afghan simple stitch tunisian basic…

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL

Well, after a small delay of strep throat, then going away with hubby to celebrate our anniversary, and then Easter, I’m ready to kick things back into gear on my site. Today we’ll begin the Tunisian Sampler Scarf.  This is great for beginners who have…

Mountain Ridges Textured Afghan Square Free Crochet Pattern

I love textured stitches, especially post stitches.  It can add so much depth to your project.  So, for this months square I decided to see what kind of design I could come up with using post stitches.  This square went to the March M.O.M. for…