Stitch Challenge

Crochet stitch challenge #8 - star stitch

Crochet stitch challenge #8 - star stitch
This is my 8th self-imposed stitch challenge and this time round I am tackling the star stitch. Because this stitch is worked over 2 stitches and I...

Crochet stitch challenge #7 - Primrose stitch

Crochet stitch challenge #7 - Primrose stitch
Introduction Welcome to my 7th self-imposed "stitch challenge". Since this stitch pattern requires 2 rows to create the "Primrose stitch", I though...

Crochet stitch challenge #6 - Strawberry stitch

Crochet stitch challenge #6 - Strawberry stitch
Introduction Welcome to my 6th self-imposed "stitch challenge". As I mentioned last time with my post on the strawberry stitch, there is not really...

Crochet stitch challenge #5 - Suzette stitch

Crochet stitch challenge #5 - Suzette stitch
Introduction Welcome to the 5th edition of my self-imposed stitch challenge. I had fun trying to figure out how to do increases and decreases with...

Crochet stitch challenge 4 - textured waves stitch

Crochet stitch challenge 4 - textured waves stitch
Introduction As with my previous stitch challenge (basketweave stitch), this was another tricky stitch pattern to work in the round and corner to ...

Crochet stitch challenge 3 - basketweave stitch

Crochet stitch challenge 3 - basketweave stitch
Introduction   This has been a tricky week for my stitch challenge. For the first 2 challenges, I was working with just a single stitch the equival...

Crochet stitch challenge 2 - Waistcoat stitch

Crochet stitch challenge 2 - Waistcoat stitch
Welcome to part 2 of my crochet stitch challenge. As I mentioned in my first post on the subject, I've challenged myself to create small squares using different stitches in different ways (in rows, rounds and working corner to corner). This week I've been making squares using the waistcoat stitch (WST). As I said last week, working this stitch in rows can be a little tricky as there are a couple of ways of doing it. Because of this, I have made 2 swatches for WST in rows and 2 for the corner to corner (since you work in rows for that too).

Crochet stitch challenge 1 - loop sc

Crochet stitch challenge 1 - loop sc
This is the first of the challenges I've set for myself using a new stitch or stitch pattern. I've started off with a fairly easy stitch - the loop sc stitch.

Introduction to Stitch Challenge

Introduction to Stitch Challenge
I'm not really one for doing gauge swatches for my projects. Since I haven't made much in the way of clothing yet, it hasn't been too much of a pr...