5.17.2012

In Which Crochet Happens

I actually finished a couple of crochet projects! Ok, they're Tunisian crochet, but still. With all the quilting, traveling and grand-kidding going on around here, crochet has been on the back burner for much too long. I'm thrilled to have these done - not least because they're both class samples . . . and the scarf class is next week. Nothing like leaving it til the last minute.

First up - Tunisian basketweave scarf.
So much more subtle than crocheted basketweave. I tried it with a variegated yarn but the patterning got lost. Love how this looks in madelinetosh Pashmina.

I also completed a pair of Tunisian fingerless mitts using sock yarn.
It's amazing how much Tunisian knit stitch looks like knitted stockinette. These are worked flat, then seamed together; they have shaping around the thumb and three rows of beading at the top.
Hadn't tried beading with Tunisian stitches before and I'm pretty happy with how it turned out.

Next up - real, live, honest-to-goodness crochet projects.