Tunisian Crochet Basics
Tunisian (also known as Afghan) crochet makes a beautifully textured, dense and squishy fabric. It's very easy to learn and very satisfying to hook up! This type of crochet is distinguished by the tool you use to work it, namely, a long "Afghan" hook. You should choose a size that is at least two sizes bigger then the hook you would normally use with the same yarn. Purl Soho has a selection of Afghan Crochet Hooks right here. Another characteristic of Tunisian Crochet is that you don't turn…
Photo tutorial of how to create the daisy
To beg - chain (ch) 5 and join to form a circle Round 1: ch 2, 11 double crochet (dc) into ring Round 2: change to new color with a slip st in any space between dc; ch2, * 3 treble (tc) in same space; remove crochet hook and insert it into the top of the first tc; hook and pull last tc through first loop - petal made - ch2 * and repeat * to *. make 11 more petals in this fashion Slip st into first petal and finish off. Sorry I didn't include the steps and photos side-by-side, but I thought…
This is my finished hexagon blanket. I followed attic24 Lucy's instructions, except I left out the chains before making the circle into a hexagon. I used undyed wool for the edge of the hexagons. It is one meter wide and 2 meters long. Unfortunately it is raining all the time, and I can't make a proper picture in this light.
RESERVED Custom Order Daisy Flower Granny Square Afghan
** This is a RESERVED custom order for Angela. ** Specs: 1/2 payment -Daisy granny square on purples -50"x70" ------- Easy care: machine washable and dryable (wash warm/dry low heat). Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks for stopping in. You can read about my inspiration for this afghan at my blog: www.tillietulip.blogspot.com