Learn to Do Bavarian Crochet (Annie's Attic: Crochet)

Learn to Do Bavarian Crochet (Annie's Attic: Crochet)

Jenny King

Language: English

Pages: 48

ISBN: 1596353163

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The rarely recorded pattern for this beautiful and mysterious stitch is finally documented in this unique resource for crocheters. Color photos accompany detailed step-by-step instructions for transforming the original square pattern into rectangles, triangles, and circles with eight wonderful designs. Featuring seven unique projects—including an afghan, a basket, a table runner, a hat, and a scarf—this creative manual illustrates how this perfect, two-round stitch offers versatility of color because of its unique, textured color overlap.

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Photo 1 Ch-5 left at beg of row 1 counts as first tr and ch-1 sp. When working lg shell, insert hook under both top lps of ch to avoid stretching ch and forming an unsightly hole. Row 2: Join next color with sc in first tr, sk next ch-1 sp, ch 5, 4-bptr dec (see Special Stitches) across first 4 sts of shell, ch 5, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 5, 4-bptr dec across next 4 sts of shell, ch 5, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 5, 4-bptr dec across last 4 sts of shell, ch 1, tr in 4th ch of ch-5 (see photo 2), turn.

Photo 1 Ch-5 left at beg of row 1 counts as first tr and ch-1 sp. When working lg shell, insert hook under both top lps of ch to avoid stretching ch and forming an unsightly hole. Row 2: Join next color with sc in first tr, sk next ch-1 sp, ch 5, 4-bptr dec (see Special Stitches) across first 4 sts of shell, ch 5, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 5, 4-bptr dec across next 4 sts of shell, ch 5, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 5, 4-bptr dec across last 4 sts of shell, ch 1, tr in 4th ch of ch-5 (see photo 2), turn.

shells) Photo 5 Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *lg shell in top of next 4-bptr dec, sc in next sc, [sm shell in top of next 8-bptr dec, sc in next sc] twice, lg shell in top of next 4-bptr dec, sc in next sc, sm shell in top of next 8-bptr dec*, sc in next sc, rep between * once, join in beg sc. Fasten off. (4 lg shells, 6 sm shells) Rnd 6: Join next color with sc in first ch-1 sp of shell in first corner, *ch 5, 4-bptr dec, ch 5, sc in next ch-1 sp, [ch 5, 8-bptr dec, ch 5, sc in next ch-1

SIZE 46 inches square MATERIALS Red Heart Classic medium (worsted) weight yarn (31/2 oz/190yds/ 99g per skein): 2 skeins each #596 purple, #588 amethyst, #584 lavender, #579 light lavender, #401 nickel, #412 silver, #3 off-white, #622 pale sage, #615 artichoke, #631 light sage and #633 dark sage ■ Size I/9/5.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge ■ 8-back post treble decrease (8-bptr dec): *Holding back last lp of each st on hook, bptr around each of next 4 sts*, sk sc between

top of next 8-bptr dec, sc in next sc] across to next 4-bptr dec, lg shell in top of 4-bptr dec, sc in next ch sp, [sm shell in top of next 8-bptr dec, sc in next sc] across to last 4-bptr dec, sm shell in top of last 4-bptr dec, tr in last tr, turn. Fasten off. (8 sm shells, 1 lg shell) Rows 10–29: Alternating silver and ebony shine, [rep rows 8 and 9 alternately] 10 times. (28 sm shells, 1 lg shell at end of last row) BAG SIDE MAKE 2. Rnd 1: With ebony shine, ch 5, sl st in first ch to form

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