I have had two fantastic tutorials with the amazing lovecrochet.com, they are on their blog and both are free.
Both of the tutorials are technical, the first one sheds some light on the most common yet baffling crochet terms and the second one takes you through step by step instructions on how to tapestry crochet, which is one of my most favourite crochet techniques.
The most rewarding part of being a tutor is explaining and demonstrating techniques that are totally new to someone or have baffled them, the pleasure I get from seeing people understanding them is immeasurable.
When putting together written and picture tutorials, things get a bit harder as I’m not there in person physically demonstrating each technique. However, I tried to take each part step by step and explain everything in clearest way possible. I hope you agree and find both tutorials very useful and of course the best thing about written tutorial is you can go back to it over and over again.
In your crochet life you will come across some terms that just leave you scratching your head. The most common ones are:
Turning chains and working into them
This great picture tutorial explains every single term, what they mean, what to do with them and how to work into them.
I also decided to release my bunting pattern accompanied by the tutorial. Each of those crochet terms are used in the pattern so it’s a fantastic way to practice what you have learned while making a gorgeous bunting of course.
Those of you who came to my ‘moving on from learn to crochet’ workshop will recognise the bunting. I’ve designed the bunting with my wedding in mind, then I realised it’s ideal for ‘moving on from learn to crochet’ workshop, as it just covers so many techniques and is perfect for understanding and practicing crochet pattern reading.
The pattern along with the tutorial is available exclusively at lovecrochet.com
Tapestry crochet is a technique for creating multi-coloured fabrics, very similar to Fair Isle in knitting, in fact this technique is very often referred to as Fair Isle crochet. The additional colour is carried along while you make your stitches, hidden on the inside of those stitches. The patterns for tapestry crochet are charted.
I’ve designed this super useful purse for this tutorial, it is perfect for carrying your small crochet projects around and a great way of practicing tapestry crochet.
In this tutorial I take you step by step through each part of tapestry crochet. Starting from understanding and working from crochet chart, to detailed explanation on how to create tapestry crochet, join and change colour.
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Hope you enjoy both tutorial and find them useful. Don’t forget to share your makes 🙂