By Candi Jensen
While mixed in one garment, pillow, or throw, knitting and crochet can create stunning results. Knitting Loves Crochet is brimming with detailed designs that utilize either crafts. You'll locate nice styles that use crochet to create edgings, reminiscent of a sublime knit cardigan edged with lacy crochet; a gorgeous, geared up tank complete with a paler colour of crochet on the best and backside; and placemats trimmed with tender crocheted colour. different styles use crocheted insets and motifs — granny squares in puppy sweaters, plant life on a felted handbag, fingerless gloves with beaded crochet wrist trim. the probabilities are endless!
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Extra info for Knitting Loves Crochet: 22 Stylish Designs to Hook Up Your Knitting with a Touch of Crochet
Using CD, work bobble for center. Flower 5 Using CC, work Rounds 1–3. ) Using CC, work Round 5. Work the same ruffle around the outer edge of Round 3. Using CD, work bobble for center.
1 sc in each sc) 21 times, decrease 1; repeat from * one more time. End (1 sc in each sc) 11 times. You now have 64 sc. Ch 4 (counts as 1 hdc and ch 2), turn. Skip 1, * 1 hdc in next sc, ch 2, skip 1; repeat from * around. Join last ch-2 with slip stitch to second ch of ch-4. Ch 2, turn. ROUND 2 * Work 3 dc in first ch-2 space, 1 sc in next ch-2 space; repeat from * around. End with slip stitch to top of ch-2. Break off yarn. ROUND 3 Crocheting the Flowers NOTE Refer to Crochet Flower Pattern.
5 cm). BIND OFF in pattern. Knitting loves Crochet 36 Crochet Crocheting the Hat Band then SET UP Using crochet hook, join yarn to cast-on edge. * 1 sc in first stitch, 1 sc in next stitch, insert hook into next 2 stitches and work 1 sc (1 decrease made); repeat from * to end of row, ch 1, turn. You now have 60 sc. STARTER ROW ROW 1 Work Row 1 of Crochet Pattern Stitch. ROWS 2–9 Work Rows 2 and 3 of Crochet Pattern Stitch 4 times. Finish Draw yarn through to fasten off, and break yarn. Using yarn needle, sew side seam.