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- Granny Scarf. // Annie's Favorite Crochet;Oct2005, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p10
The article provides information on creating a granny square scarf. The materials needed for crocheting are Spinrite Bernat Solo bulky weight yarn, crochet hook, balls and lichen. The procedures for making the scarf are detailed.
- Crochet Connections. Davis, Freda; Rayburn, Linda; Armstrong, N. A.; McLafferty, Sheila; Aguilar, Janie; Madison, Brenda; Hart, Elizabeth; Charboneau, Jennifer; Forell, Karen; Goltry, Ruth; Velez, Gilca M. // Crochet World;Feb2012, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p26
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including one on crocheting granny squares, another one on filet crochet cow patterns and another one on yarn made by Red Heart for the Christmas holidays.
- Introduction. Dupernex, Alison // Start to Knit;2008, p4
The article provides an introduction to the craft of knitting. Knitting is essentially looping and interlocking a length of yarn using two sticks to produce a fabric. In previous times, families reportedly often created their own original stitch patterns based on the area they lived in. The...
- What you need to know. Dupernex, Alison // Start to Knit;2008, p10
The article discusses needed information when starting to knit. It presents a table of abbreviations of common terms that are indicated in most knitting patterns. It lists the various weights of yarns based on British and American measurements. The author shares that tension or gauge can be...
- Sock Hop. Smith, Marcy // Interweave Crochet;Dec2011, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p10
The article offers tips on crocheting socks and measuring sock yarns. It notes that some yarns are designated as sock yarns, and ;most have a very tight twist, giving them spring. It suggests to choose the weight which best suits the project, lighter for lacy socks and heavier for hiking socks....
- CROCHET CLASS. // Creative Knitting;Mar2008, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p72
The article offers information on several crochet stitches. The single crochet (sc) is done by inserting the hook in the second chain through the center of the so-called V and bringing the yarn over the hook from back to front. Slip Stitch is done by inserting the hook under both loops of the...
- Who is a typical "knitter"? Matela, Bobbie // Creative Knitting;Sep2006, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p4
Describes the characteristics of a typical knitter. Lack of interest of the public in knitting; Reasons for knitting.
- Crochet Potpourri. Waggener, Nancy; Uhlemeyer, Elsie; LaCoste, Cecelia; Fisk, Becky; Wallace, Eva; Selph, Debra; Leach, Terri; Kessinger, Carol; Foster, Sue Ann; Foss, Denise; Michalowsky, Frances; Frankel, Edith // Crochet World;Dec2007, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p20
The section deals with materials needed by several readers for their crocheting projects. A reader is looking for an original pattern of Annie's Attic More Jug Covers that uses sizes 10 and 20 crochet cotton. Another reader is looking for Red Heart yarns number 4311 white fleck and a variegated...
- MASTERING THE ART OF COLOR BLOCKING. SIMS, DARLA // Crochet!;Winter2012, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p54
The article offers suggestions and tips for crocheters on how to get smooth, professional-looking results from color blocking. One is to avoid mixing more than three colors together for it may make the wearer's body looks wider and shorter. Another is to use one of the neutral colors to outline...