This video tutorial has been a long time coming, as it showcases a technique I used in one of my first crochet patterns! I’ve learned a lot since then – including the need for this tutorial. What I haven’t found is an official name for this technique – so if you know of a “real” name for what I’ve termed the shallow post stitch, please do let me know!
Many of you have asked for an overview of how the Eloise Baby Sweater is made. It takes several hours (at least!) to make one, so today I have an overview for you, which I think will answer most of your questions!
Last holiday season I designed the Christmas Tree Coffee Cozy – the perfect quick pattern for the coffee (or hot cocoa!) lovers on your gift list! Paired with a gift card to your local coffee house, it’s a fun present to give and receive. But it does have a couple unique moves, so this year I’m sharing the video tutorial!
The Tight Braid Joining method I use to join squares is very similar to the Flat Braid Joining method, but tighter and closer – not as lacy. I’ve used it to join the Mini Magic Mandala Motifs in the Magic Rainbow Baby Blanket, and in this video I’ll demonstrate exactly how it works. But it can be adapted to any square, as long as you’re willing to play with the stitch counts a bit – so I’ll explain that as well!