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By Carol Alexander

ISBN-10: 1573671681

ISBN-13: 9781573671682

Welcome to the fantastic international of granny squares! those liked motifs were a precious a part of our crochet history for good over a century and so they proceed to grace our models and houses in numerous artistic new methods. they're super-easy, transportable and you may cause them to out of just about something.

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2  Continue down the row. 3 48 Repeat this process for each row. Free-Form Embroidery with Judith Baker Montano 42. Overcast Stitch 43. Pistil Stitch I like to use this stitch to hold down loose threads. I wrap them by sewing the overcast stitch close together. It is wonderful for sea anemones and algae. Think texture with this stitch. Used mostly for the centers of flowers, the pistil stitch can be elongated and distorted, depending on the choice of thread and yarn weight. 1 B A C A 2 3 1–3  Mark a line the designated length of the overcast stitch.

Chain Stitch: Twisted 15. * This stitch is similar to the snail trail stitch (page 55), but the top of the stitch is worked closer together. Use this stitch Cluster colonial knots in variegated threads and yarns to create flower heads, anemones, and rocky texture. Use fine threads for detail and heavy yarns for texture. for seaweed, shrubs, and texture. 1 B C A 2 3 1  Work this stitch along a line. Come up at A along the designated line and form a loop. Go down at B, slightly to the left of A, and take a small, slanting stitch to C, bringing the needle tip over the thread.

Separate some threads and ribbons toward the top for branches. Twist the branches and tack them in place. 4. Use embroidery threads or yarns to add more detail with running stitches, knots, or straight stitches. Add chain-stitch branches. Additionally, see the photo (page 66) for examples of tree trunks made from twisted yarns and ribbons. SILK RIBBON STEM STITCH TRUNKS AND BRANCHES 1. Draw the outline of the tree on the actual project with a water-soluble pen. 2. Using 4mm silk ribbon, fill in the trunk with stem stitches in vertical rows.

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