Flit

Flit

Flit is an airy, lightweight scarf that is perfect to wear as the seasons change. It can be worn as a fashion accessory to compliment an ensemble or with outerwear as an additional warming layer. Flit’s lacy interior is constructed using a combination of Tunisian simple and knit cluster stitches, and it is surrounded by a border of Tunisian knit stitches.

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Introducing Fleurette – Tunisian Crochet Scarf

Fleurette Tunisian Crochet Scarf downloadable crochet pattern by TurquoizBlue for This Is Crochet

 

Fleurette is a full-length, Tunisian knit stitch scarf with wide, double crochet fleurette borders on each end. The scarf can be wrapped and folded for a variety of looks.  The sample used for the pattern was made with a worsted weight mulberry silk, which has a nice drape after it has been blocked.  This pattern is recommended for natural fiber yarns because it needs to be blocked.

This scarf is a fashionable and unique statement accessory for any wardrobe.  The downloadable PDF crochet pattern is available in the This Is Crochet Shop.

 

New Pattern: Megastar, a Six-Pointed Star Tunisian Crochet Blanket

Megastar Blanket Crochet Pattern

Six-pointed star blanket uses the Tunisian crochet Slant Stitch and color changes to create wide stripes which meet to form a burst of color that radiates from the center. The stripes are continued in the surrounding border.

A few years ago, I was exploring how to create different star and pinwheel shapes using Tunisian Crochet. One of the first motifs I came up with was a five-pointed star shape, which I went on to use in my Seaside Throw Afghan which was published in the Interweave Crochet Summer 2009 issue. The six-pointed star was one of the next incarnations of the Tunisian crochet star motif. I enlarged the small motif into a large star, and sketching and playing with color options brought about the stripes and burst of color from the center of the star.

This afghan is shown on a king-sized bed, but the pattern can easily be adapted to any size just be decreasing the stitch and row count.

New Pattern: Belle Cloche crochet hat pattern for This Is Crochet

I wanted to quickly introduce my new crochet hat pattern  – Belle Cloche.

 

One hat, multiple looks.

This asymmetrical cloche is worked in the round in single crochet. The increased length on one side is created by adding half-double crochet. Two columns of eyelets grace one side through which either the self-tie or purchased ribbon can be threaded, or wear the hat without any embellishment as a simple cloche. Weave the self-tie vertically through the eyelets, draw up the self-tie and make a bow to create “pillbox” or “turban” looks. This pattern is available here on This Is Crochet and also at Knitpicks for a reduced price.

Belle Cloche

Belle Cloche

This asymmetrical cloche is worked in the round in single crochet. The increased length on one side is created by adding half-double crochet. Two columns of eyelets grace one side through which either the self-tie or purchased ribbon can be threaded, or wear the hat without any embellishment as a simple cloche. Weave the self-tie vertically through the eyelets, draw up the self-tie and make a bow to create “pillbox” or “turban” looks.

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