Look At What I Made http://www.lookatwhatimade.net Crochet: If it can be made with these two hands... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:30:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 How to Crochet: Increase with Front Post Stitcheshttp://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/crochet-tutorials/crochet-increase-front-post-stitches/ http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/crochet-tutorials/crochet-increase-front-post-stitches/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:23:56 +0000 http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/?p=9692

I love texture, and increasing with front post stitches is an excellent way to add texture to any project.

If you only use front post stitches for the increases, and standard stitches for the rest of the round, your front post stitches will spiral, like in this gorgeous Newsboy [...]

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Cable Stitch Dishcloth { 2 Free Patterns}http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/free-crochet-patterns/cable-stitch-dishcloth-2-free-patterns/ http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/free-crochet-patterns/cable-stitch-dishcloth-2-free-patterns/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:27:10 +0000 http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/?p=9798

These cable stitch dishcloths work up quickly and are textured, yet dainty. The cable stitch is easy to master and one of my favourite stitches so far.

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How to Crochet: Cable Stitchhttp://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/how-to-crochet-cable-stitch/ http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/how-to-crochet-cable-stitch/#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:34:22 +0000 http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/?p=9779

Learn how to crochet the cable stitch, also known as the 3-dc cross-over. It is a gorgeous, dainty stitch. It is also completely reversible.

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Block 28: Katharine’s Rose {Photo Tutorial}http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/block-28-katharines-rose-photo-tutorial/ http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/block-28-katharines-rose-photo-tutorial/#comments Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:21:24 +0000 http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/?p=9760

Block 28 of the Block a Week CAL (hosted by Kimberly Slifer) is Melinda Miller’s Katharine’s Rose Square.  The central flower is beautiful and textured and the cable stitches give it such a delicate air.  I love how this square is constructed and how simply it is designed.

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Sophie’s Mandala – Part 3 {Large}http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/free-crochet-patterns/sophies-mandala-part-3-large/ http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/free-crochet-patterns/sophies-mandala-part-3-large/#comments Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:20:55 +0000 http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/?p=9730

This is the third and final part of the photo tutorial for Sophie's Mandala, inspired by Chris Simon's Lace Petals Square.

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Sophie’s Mandala – Part 2 {Medium}http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/free-crochet-patterns/sophies-mandala-part-2-medium/ http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/free-crochet-patterns/sophies-mandala-part-2-medium/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:21:09 +0000 http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/?p=9667

This is part 2 (of 3) of Sophie's Mandala, inspired by Chris Simon's Lace Petals Square. This photo tutorial is for the medium version.

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Block 27: Dalliance Squarehttp://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/block-a-week-cal-2014/block-27-dalliance-square/ http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/block-a-week-cal-2014/block-27-dalliance-square/#comments Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:14:55 +0000 http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/?p=9306

Block 27 of the Block a Week CAL 2014 is Margaret MacInnis' Dalliance Square. I have not done a photo tutorial as the pattern already comes with one.

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How to Crochet: Puff Stitchhttp://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/crochet-puff-stitch/ http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/crochet-puff-stitch/#comments Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:05:51 +0000 http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/?p=9643

This is a quick photo tutorial for the crochet puff stitch. The puff stitch is a fluffy (puffy) stitch that works really well for flowers and blankets.

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Sophie’s Mandala – Part 1 {Small}http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/free-crochet-patterns/sophies-mandala-part-1-small/ http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/free-crochet-patterns/sophies-mandala-part-1-small/#comments Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:31:30 +0000 http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/?p=9606

This is a photo tutorial for Part 1 (of 3) of Sophie's Mandala, inspired by Chris Simon's Lace Petals Square. Part 1 covers making a small crochet mandala.

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Block a Week CAL: Optional Additional Roundshttp://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/block-a-week-cal-2014/block-week-cal-additional-rounds/ http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/crafts/yarn/crochet/block-a-week-cal-2014/block-week-cal-additional-rounds/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:21:20 +0000 http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/?p=9161

If you are using the same hook and yarn for each of your Block a Week CAL squares, you might want to take a look at these optional additional rounds.

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