By Connie Ellison
Entire with 87 detailed stitches and 14 edgings, this all-in-one guide's crochet styles contain the multiples had to create the glance of the sew and translate them into new designs.
Two sampler afghans are featured and will be made utilizing sew styles present in the booklet, which come with bobbles, shells, popcorn, ripple, textured, and open weave.
Each layout deals a close-up colour photo plus directions and illustrations whilst wanted, making it an amazing addition to any crafter's reference library.
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Extra resources for 101 Crochet Stitch Patterns & Edgings
Fasten off. ■ 61 Swatch 56 PATTERN NOTES Made with 1 color and 2 hook sizes. For larger Swatch, work chain in multiples of 2 plus 4 with repeat of rows 2–5 consecutively to desired length and either omit last round or work same amount of single crochet on each side edge with 3 single crochet in each corner. Chain-3 at beginning of row or round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated. Chain-2 at beginning of row or round counts as first half double crochet unless otherwise stated.
Color sequence: First 2 rows first color, then work 1 row with each color beginning with 2nd color. SPECIAL STITCH Shell: (Sc, ch 2, sc) as indicated in instructions. INSTRUCTIONS Foundation ch: With first color, ch multiple of 34 plus 36. Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sk next ch, shell (see Special Stitch) in next ch, [sk next 2 chs, shell in next ch] 4 times, *sk next 2 chs, (shell, ch 3, shell) in next ch, [sk next 2 chs, shell in next ch] 4 times, sk next 2 chs, sc in next ch, sk next 3 chs, sc in next ch, [sk next 2 chs, shell in next ch] 4 times, rep from * to last 20 chs, sk next 2 chs, (shell, ch 3, shell) in next ch, [sk next 2 chs, shell in next ch] 5 times, sk next ch, dc in last ch, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), dc in next st, *sk Row 7: Ch 3, dc in next st, *sk next 2 post sts, next 2 sts 2 rows below, fptr (see Stitch Guide) around each of next 2 sts 2 rows below, working in front, fptr around first sk st, fptr around 2nd sk st, fptr around each of next 2 sts 2 rows below**, dc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * around, ending last rep at **, dc in each of last 2 sts, turn. Row 4: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Row 5: Ch 3, dc in next st, *fptr around each of next 2 post sts, sk next 2 post sts, fptr around each of next 2 post sts, working in front of last 2 post sts, fptr in first sk post st, fptr around fptr around each of next 2 post sts, working in front of last post st, fptr around first sk st, fptr around 2nd sk st, fptr around each of next 2 post sts**, dc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, dc in each of last 2 sts, turn.