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  Crochet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crocheted fabric in the modern sense is begun by placing a slip-knot loop on the hook, pulling another loop through the first loop, and so on to create a chain.
This method distinguishes crochet from other methods of fabric-making such as knitting, as it is composed entirely of loops made with a single hook and is only secured when the free end of the strand is pulled through the final loop.
Crochet in the round or filet crochet, worked in rows of 'open' or 'closed' mesh to create patterns, were most common.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crochet   (829 words)

 Crochet hook - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A crochet hook is a type of needle, usually with a hook at one end, used to draw thread through knotted loops.
An alternative form is the Tunisian crochet hook, which is much longer than a regular crochet hook, in order to accommodate the multiple loops used in Tunisian crochet.
A type of crochet needle with a hook at each end, known as a cro-hook, is used to make double-sided crochet pieces.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crochet_hook   (229 words)

 Learn Crochet Now - Downloadable Instructional Crochet Video!
Crochet is a skill that demands intricate and precise movement and that simply cannot be demonstrated effectively without movement.
We have heard from many of our satisfied customers who have tried to learn crochet from books (and even other videos!) without success and were able to start crocheting almost immediately after viewing our Beginner Volume 1, which teaches you crochet one step-at-a time with precise instruction and close-up views.
In addition to our instructional beginner crochet videos, we have also created a series of crochet project videos that allow anyone with basic crochet skills to make their own crochet items even if they are not able to read a pattern.
www.learn-crochet-now.com   (1388 words)

 Tapestry Crochet and Backstrap Weaving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tapestry crochet is similar to regular crochet, except that one or more yarns are carried while another is crocheted.
Also included are several graphed alphabets especially for use with tapestry crochet, crochet hook size charts, a supplier's list and a bibliography, as well as brief instructions to the various available natural fibers.
Ventura first discovered tapestry crochet as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala when she acquired some of the colorful tapestry-crocheted shoulderbags that are part of traditional Maya male attire.
www.tapestrycrochet.com   (2030 words)

 Crochet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There are theories that crochet could have existed as early as 1500 BC, as part of nun’s work, which included needlepoint lace and bobbin lace.
Crocheters in the early 1900s came up with some interesting ways to crochet tops for single tassels.
The quality of crochet from the Cayman Islands, and particularly Cayman Brac, was once so highly thought of that it was a duty free-item into Jamaica, and it became an integral part of the culture in the Cayman Islands for at least four generations
www.women-links.com /browse-crochet-89-1.html   (496 words)

 One-handed 'loopers' are making a fashion statement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The New York Times recently profiled pedestrians sporting crochet fashions, and Yarn Market News has just published the article "Crochet: The New Knitting." Even Martha devoted a show to the topic and admitted she picked up some basic lessons while in prison.
Crochet hasn't always had the best name, because of some of the byproducts like toilet paper roll holders.
It's great that crochet is finally earning respect, but many feel it has a long way to go.
www.azcentral.com /home/crafty/articles/1008crochet1008.html   (910 words)

 Crochet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Crochet until, as stated, the sock is 2" less than the desired foot length.
At the stitch with the marker, crochet a sc instead of a dc (so there will be two sc in a row).
Double crochet in next stitch, and continue in the pattern across the top of the foot (sc,dc), finishing with a sc just before the "step" up.
www.cs.unc.edu /~mantler/misc/fun_stuff/art/crochet/heelinstr.html   (665 words)

 monster crochet
In addition to my upstart career as a budding crochet designer (yeah right), I've got tons of FO's to show and much news regarding my new collaborative adventure that began after ending the doll round robin fandango.
Crocheting and knitting in the airport seems to be a theme with me as of late.
Yesterday I was out and about Downtown LA with friends doing some art viewage (story forthcoming) while donning some weenie linkage when I heard this called out to me from a passersby, "Hey, I love your hot dogs!" So, the dogs got their due despite the ubiquitous artful offerings surrounding them...
monstercrochet.blogspot.com   (6704 words)

 Crochet World Crochet Questions
What we call slip stitch, they call single crochet; what we call single crochet, they call double crochet; what we call double crochet, the British call treble crochet; and what we call triple or treble crochet, they call double-treble crochet.
Reverse half-double crochet is worked in the same manner as reverse single crochet.
Work in half-double crochet just as you normally would, only work from left to right along your edge, instead of right to left.
www.crochet-world.com /features/crochetquestions/crochetquestion_oct2004.html   (1434 words)

 Crochet Patterns - Bead Crochet - Victorian & Edwardian Crochet Patterns
This is a wonderful book that enables the crocheter to make the lovely Art Nouveau Mermaid Choker pictured on the cover or you can choose from several other Victorian and Bridal samples pictured here on our website.
The elaborate costumes of these various periods - specifically, the crocheted and beaded accutrements and adornment women wore or carried - have captivated me. I searched for years to find replicas or at the very least, photographs of these intricately designed pieces.
Kits for some of my designs are available, as are many of the supplies I use from pearl cotton and crochet thread to cameos, tools, and vintage findings.
www.victoriancrochet.com   (794 words)

 The Knitting & Crochet Guild of Great Britain
The Knitting and Crochet Guild is a registered national educational charity supported by subscriptions and donations and administered by volunteers.
It was established in 1978 to preserve and nurture the skills of knitting and crochet and to conserve what is a major part of our cultural and craft heritage.
A museum/education Centre needs to be established in large safe and secure premises to allow the now large Collection and separate Library (currently housed in temporary facilities) to be used to their full potential.
www.knitting-and-crochet-guild.org.uk   (480 words)

 Simply Crochet :: Free Crochet Patterns, Free Filet Crochet Charts & More!
Designing striking stitches, crocheters through the ages handcrafted a variety of styles from gossamer filet work to the bold stitches used for afghans.
Give yourself a mood lift and join in the fun at Simply Crochet where the enthusiasm for crocheting results in a wide variety of resources selected specially with you in mind.
Browse crochet patterns for baby afghans, or free crochet afghan patterns for gifts.
www.simplycrochet.com   (402 words)

 Crochet Books - How to Crochet, Learn to Crochet, Crochet Patterns, Crochet Designs
Crochet Rugs and Throws by J. Hobbs: covers basic crochet stitches plus 10 patterns (4 easy, 3 intermediate and 3 advanced) for rugs, throws, shawls and blankets.
Crochet with Style by M. Leapman: full instructions for jackets, vests, pullovers and cardigans for every season and every occasion.
Crochet with Wire by N. Wiseman: covers tools for wire crochet, how to, wire crochet with beads, fastening, finishing, plus 20 projects (bracelets, necklaces, sets (necklaces, bracelets, ear-rings, choker etc.), purse, baskets, and a box.
www.woolery.com /Pages/bookscrochet.html   (1757 words)

 Amazon.com: Simple Crochet: Books: Erika Knight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Simple Crochet is a must for anyone who wants to use their creativity to make simple but beautiful textiles for their home.
In "Simple Crochet" she employs mostly single crochet stitch, very simple indeed, and makes a number of home projects that look very stylish.
Secondly, the descriptions of the stitches are written assuming that the reader already has a basic knowledge of crochet, using terms that do not make much sense to a first time crocheter, (and with tons of typos!) ei.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1400050790?v=glance   (1575 words)

 Crochet Cell Phone Holder   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Crochet a cell phone holder that's totally hip and looks great with any outfit.
Crochet Version 1: Pouch with Strap Chain 18 stitches, then single crochet every row for 5-inches or desired length.
Crochet Version 2: Holder with Flap and Belt Loop Chain 10 stitches, then single crochet every row for approximately 12½-inches or desired length.
www.michaels.com /art/online/projectsheet?pid=21166b&categoryid=29   (272 words)

 Crochet Patterns, Crochet Hooks, Knitting Needles and Knitting Patterns. Crocheting and Knitting Supplies at ...
Crochet Patterns, Crochet Hooks, Knitting Needles and Knitting Patterns.
Crochet Dog Sweaters We also have some lovely dog sweater or coat patterns to crochet.
We have crocheted coat patterns and vests from Oat Couture.
www.crochet-knit.com   (450 words)

 Finale Gloves - Hand Crochet Gloves
This is the only Crochet glove that truly matches White Silk Dresses.
Delicate Nylon Filet Crochet with sequins and tiny center beads.
No other glove manufacturer has the controls on their product nor are they capable of instituting Finale's level of quality; in fact, our patents prevent them from even trying.
www.finalegloves.com /crochet.html   (238 words)

Angels for Hope crochets angels, butterflies and smiley faces to those who are severely injured and/or chronically ill, as well as their caregivers, or just someone that needs hope free of charge - as a tangible reminder that you are not alone, that others care, and that we remember you in our thoughts and prayers.
Angels Touch Crochet is a group of crocheters dedicated to using their small talent to make those less fortunate smile.
Crochet patterns I have designed when I cannot find what I am looking for, also have links to other designers like me. I do sell items that I make if you like to give one as a gift, and I crochet left-handed, but the patterns are universal...
l.webring.com /hub?ring=memesoriginalsr2   (612 words)

Even if you are a crochet expert, you will love taking the beautiful strips to work on when you are on the go.
The afghan / shawl is crocheted in 3ply yarn.
Crochenit is a double-ended crochet hook technique, using the special Crochenit hook.
www.stitcheri.com /crochet2.htm   (644 words)

 Free Pattens on the Web - Crochet
Crochet clothing in the current fashions with instructions, some are in Spanish.
Chart is in 4 sections with row counts, use for single crochet or tunisian.
French crochet site, free patterns, they are in french but many have readable charts.
www.bellaonline.com /subjects/345.asp   (468 words)

 Crochet Afghans.  Handmade for baby & adults. Custom orders. Polar fleece now available.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Check out the crocheted and knitted afghans, scarves, hats, baby sweaters, baby booties, kitchen accessories, crocheted purses and other hand-crocheted and hand-knitted items available for purchase or custom order..
All crocheted afghans, and other crochet and knit items, will be handmade in the order in which they are received.
I would gladly recommend Trisha's craftsmanship and professionalism to anyone interested in purchasing her crochet pieces - she will go the extra mile to make sure you are pleased with your crochet purchase.
www.crochetkeepsakes.com   (809 words)

Crochet pattern for cartridge ribbed coat for misses.
Introducing quick crochet patterns printed on 3X5 index/recipe cards for easy storage in a small index recipe file box.
Free hand crochet ponytail holder made with 100% cotton yarn.
www.myfree.com /crochet.htm   (688 words)

 Free crochet instruction.
Easy, how-to crochet instructions including illustrations and abbreviations in English, Spanish and French.
Practice these basic crochet until you have a comfortable tension in your work.
If you are happy with the results of your trial pattern you will then be ready to try a more advanced project.
www.craftown.com /crolesson.htm   (379 words)

 Adding Beads to Crochet - Crochet
Small amount of size 10 thread, 38 E beads (they are the larger than seed beads and smaller than pony beads), size 6 steel hook, split needle or wire beading needle.
Thread your needle and string 19 of the e beads onto your crochet thread, push/slide them all down the thread approx 2 feet.
ch 1, bsc (bead single crochet) slide 1 bead as close as possible to your hook, sc in ring.
www.bellaonline.org /articles/art3709.asp   (343 words)

 Crochet Treasures Vintage Crochet Patterns
At Crochet Treasures there are over 900 vintage crochet patterns for Members and more on the way.
There are crochet patterns for doilies that are ruffled, flowered, pineapple doilies, round, "stand up", square doilies, butterfly, Crinoline Lady and hundreds of others.
There are plenty of free crochet patterns, vintage crochet books, crochet stitch instructions and more.
www.crochettreasures.com   (224 words)

 Technorati Tag: crochet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Irish / Celtic / Filet & Symbol Crochet
(Australian) This book is more than just another set of crochet patterns, it teaches the finer points of crochet lace, bringing together for the first time many simple techniques which will make your work easier and more attractive.
This book is a good read for many with a general interest in biography or needlework and is an excellent reference for historians or antique outlets.
Crochet a treasury of 20 beautiful filet designs to dress up your home, including table runners, curtains, chair sets, tablecloth, curtain ties, placemats and pillows.
www.crochetaustralia.com.au /category17_4.htm   (520 words)

 Crochet Cabana - learn to crochet, free patterns, tutorials, charity
You'll find free patterns, charity information, how to crochet tutorials including granny squares and crocheting in the round, specialty stitches like broomstick lace, hairpin lace and crochet on the double,  plus much more.
Please understand when I cannot take the time to crochet an item you are having trouble with, so I can explain how to do it.
Crochet Cabana domain name was purchased March 2, 2001.
www.crochetcabana.com   (1080 words)

 Free crochet patterns - free knitting patterns!
Crochet 'n More has tons of online free easy crochet patterns, all indexed nicely for you to pick from - including afghans and lots of patterns for babies.
More than 50 Knitting and crochet projects from Better Homes and Gardens - Sweaters, scarves, hats, kidswear, and lots of miscellaneous projects.
Free crochet patterns for Christmas angels, Christmas ornaments, stockings and so much more to make for yourself or give as gifts.
www.craftfreebies.com /crochetandknitting.html   (270 words)

Step 8: Make one single crochet stitch in first stitch and in each remaining stitch of the previous row.
For more crochet instruction, information, and fun things to do with your crocheting, go to the Getting Started page for a list of helpful books, videos, CD-Roms, and web sites.
Also visit the Crochet Guild of America site, which also can be accessed by clicking on Guilds from the Getting Started page.
www.learntoknit.com /instructions_cr.php3   (430 words)

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