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Crochet Beading Foundation Row

Crochet Beading Foundation Row

Crochet Beading is one of my favourite methods for starting an openwork crochet project.

Super Fast Crochet Shawl Pattern

Super Fast Crochet Shawl Pattern

This Super Fast Crochet Shawl Pattern works up faster then any other pattern I've ever made, just three short evenings and I had it finished. The pattern is in both Australian-UK and US terms, simply scroll down a bit more for the US version.

Proud Poppy Free Crochet Pattern

Proud Poppy Pattern 

This poppy will sit up nice and proud holding it's shape even if left out in the rain.

The Proud Poppy pattern is provided in both Australian/UK and US crochet terminology. 

Fast Crochet Poppy

Fast Crochet Poppy Free Pattern

When crocheting remembrance poppies to be used as part of a tribute in honour of soldiers that served in the Armed Forces with a large poppy display there are a two of things that are desirable for a crochet pattern beyond the specifications set out by the organisers such as 5000 Poppies.

Firstly, a pattern that can be worked quickly. This allows many more poppies to be made so the request for Poppyistas (crafter's that make poppies) to make the large number of hand crafted poppies needed for the displays such as the 60,000 poppies hoped to be used for the 2018 Australian War Memorial community tribute.

How To Crochet Mirrored Picots

Crochet Mirrored Picots

Once you have mastered normal picots and downward picots, mirrored picots are a simple affair. Close mirrored picots will quickly become a favourite embellishment in your crochet.