Wrapped in Crochet: Scarves, Wraps, and Shawls
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Kristin Omdahl takes a fresh approach to crochet technique and construction in her new book Wrapped in Crochet (Interweave 2008). Featuring stitch patterns exclusive to Kristin and this book, Kristin shares 18 stunning patterns for crocheted scarves, wraps, and shawls.
Wrapped in Crochet includes:
Techniques for every skill level of crochet
Projects to fit every budget and time commitment
Charts for every stitch pattern and motif featured in the book
And, each pattern has diagrams for all constructions
With Wrapped in Crochet, you'll create stunning crocheted scarves, wraps, and shawls using clever stitch motifs, innovative and traditional shaping, and a variety of crochet techniques and embellishment ideas. These one-of-a-kind pieces invite you to take your crochet to the next level. Project details include unusual edgings and motifs, color work, lace, ruffles, and tiers, and more.
Because sizing is usually not an issue with a scarf or a wrap, the projects featured here make the perfect gift. With designs full of variety from skill level to the time spent crocheting, there is sure to be something to get your hooks flying! Let these unique designs for scarves, shawls (circular, square, rectangle, and oval), capes, and card-wraps inspire you. Pick up your crochet hooks and wrap yourself in crochet today.
2, 2 dc bet last 2 dc, turn—7 ch-2 sps. ROWS 4–27: Rep as est in Row 3, inc each row by 2 ch-2 sps—55 ch-2 sps. Fasten off and weave in ends. Sew Gusset And Side Panels Together Lightly spray-block each piece before sewing together, blocking each piece so shorter sides of triangles are equal to sides of gusset. Sew the center gusset panel to the side triangles, following the schematic at left. Note that the widest side of the triangle is where you started (Side A), this side forms the
ch-2 sp across top right of shawl—108 sc; sc into each sc of top row of broomstick Gusset, 4 sc into each ch-2 sp across top left of shawl—108 sc; join with sl st to first sc at beg of round—660 sc. RND 2: Ch 5, [tr, ch 1] 4 times in same sp (counts as first sh), sk next 4 sts, sc in next st, ch 1, sk next 4 sts, *sh in next st, sk next 4 sts, sc in next st, ch 1, sk next 4 sts; rep from * around, sl st to 4th ch of beg ch-5 to join rnd. RND 3: Sl st across to center tr of first sh, ch 1, sc in
ch 6, 2 sc in each of last 2 sts, turn—53 ch-6 sps. ROW 2: Ch 1, sk first st, sc in next st, sk next 2 sts, work 3-Petal Flowers across to end, except on last rep, sk 2 sts, sc in each of last 2 sts. Fasten off—53 flowers. Working in Free Loops Created on Rows 18, 22, 26: ROW 1: With RS facing and straight edge of shawl closest to you, join with sl st to free loop of first st, ch 1, sc in same loop, sc in next st, ch 6, *sc in each of next 6 sts, ch 6; rep from * across to last 2 sts, sc
mesh pieces for weaving. Ideally, you only want to see the top color (from either side) of the crossings. Diagram A Diagram B Download the diagrams for this project here. Download the diagrams for this project here. Mesh See Diagram A for assistance. With A, ch 54. ROW 1: Skip 9 ch (counts as ch 3, dc, ch 3), dc in next ch from hook, *ch 3, skip 3 ch, dc in next ch; rep from * to end, turn—12 mesh boxes. ROW 2: Ch 6 (counts as dc, ch 3), dc in next dc, *ch 3, dc in next
through the loop on the hook, draw the next loop through the loop on hook until all loops have been joined, draw the first loop on the bottom side of Strip C through the loop on the hook. Tack down the last loop with a tapestry needle and small amount of yarn and fasten off. Rep technique for joining free loops on the second short side. OUTSIDE EDGE OF SCARF (Outer Loops) Working with crochet hook on free loops of Strip A, join yarn in first loop, *(sc into loop, ch 2) 7 times, sc in next