This week’s swatch is a small one, worked in mosaic crochet, while preparing my upcoming newsletter on the topic – coming to your inbox very soon!
In this week’s swatch I’m revisiting my work on increases and decreases in a chevron pattern.
I discussed increases and decreases in chevron patterns in my newsletters for July/August and September 2018. The concept still needs some work and in this week’s
The swatch was worked in my fingering weight merino with a 3.5 mm hook (I could definitely go up a hook size).
In this swatch of the week, I played around with a stripe where dc’s and sc’s are alternating on the same row. I presented a version of this stitch pattern in my newsletter for October 2018.
I wanted to see if I could “lighten up” this stitch pattern by inserting ch spaces. To do this, I had to widen the stitch groups – this test was made with groups formed by 7 dc/sc.
It’s interesting to notice how the original stitch pattern (at the bottom of the swatch), which has a rounded appearance, becomes much more “square” when adding the spaces. In reality, I added a small piece of filet crochet to the pattern.
This swatched was worked in organic cotton, using the
If you know me already, you might be aware that I’m a little bit weird…
I love swatching!
Here is a swatch inspired by my recent newsletters about mosaic crochet worked flat. Here, I’ve just worked vertical lines. I love the fact that these lines are not perfectly straight and smooth. They make me
In this swatch I played with increases, inserted between the red lines. I haven’t seen shaping incorporated in mosaic patterns so far, but I think the idea has potential. What do you think?
This swatch was worked in organic cotton, using the colours anemone red and heathered light grey. I used a 4 mm (US G-6) hook.