Today my sweater was completed! My sister sewed in the zipper and voila! I made up my own pattern and used about 7 skeins of this wonderful wool/alpaca yarn that I got on sale a few years ago at 9 skeins for $20!!!
I had a wonderful time attending the third annual Purl's Yarn Emporium spring retreat at the Blue Ridge Assembly YMCA in Black Mountain, NC the weekend of April 14, 2018. I decided to offer an informal session on Tunisian crochet and 10 people attended! The retreat was much fun!
So I decided to try to use this basic knit pattern for a sock and tried to make up this Tunisian simple stitch pattern but it didn't really turn out how I planned. The sock turned out really too small and tight and I could try to do it with a better kind of sock yarn... Continue Reading →
Well it’s been about two months, but I’ve finally finished my first sweater! And I think it turned out really nice! I use green Lopi wool (took about 11 skeins) and the zipper is brass that my sister sewed in for me. I used a free Ravelry pattern that is called Tunisian Rib Stitch Zip... Continue Reading →
For this scarf I used a bulky yarn and a 9mm hook. there was no pattern. I made two rows of single crochet around the whole scarf the the final row around I did a repetition of single crochet chain one to give it a very slight ruffle.
This is a wall hanging I made in a basic Tunisian crochet stitch. I made it from an Italian wool and stained the wood to go with the tones on the yarn. I also added hanging brackets to the back of the top so it could be easily hung on the wall. I might have... Continue Reading →
Finished this set in two days. I decided to try and felt them and after two washes I got a nice effect.
Made this Clemson colors dishcloth this morning in bamboo and cotton yarn. I used the Tunisian simple stitch and did a basic crochet border.