Crochet Visual Quick Tips by Cecily Keim, Kim P. Werker

By Cecily Keim, Kim P. Werker

Solutions to universal crochet quandaries are at your fingertips—anywhere you go

Crochet visible quickly information has the solutions you need—fast. With precise colour images and concise directions, plus time-saving suggestions, it covers:

• settling on instruments and yarn
• operating simple stitches
• expanding and decreasing
• operating in rounds and colors
• Making puffs, bobbles, clusters, and knots
• operating Tunisian crochet, filet crochet, and lace
• Crocheting with beads
• Finishing
• Inter- preting patterns
• Diagnosing difficulties and solving error

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Whirlygigs Galore, Victoria Findlay Wolfe and Donna Mae Elfering, quilted by Shelly Pagliai, 2011, 59˝ × 83˝ After making the Giant Whirlygigs blocks, I used the fast-and-easy technique (page 44) to add a scrappy border around the quilt in light blues. Using this method dresses up the border and gives it a bit more depth than it would have had with one simple fabric. 16 Quilt Blocks to Get You Inspired 51 X Marks the Spot Made-Fabric: Use any technique. Cut 5 squares 43/4˝ × 43/4˝ (A). Background fabric: Cut 1 square 71/4˝ × 71/4˝; cut in half diagonally in both directions to make 4 quarter-square triangles (B).

Cut 1 square 111/4˝ × 111/4˝; cut in half diagonally in both directions to make 4 quarter-square triangles (C). C Solid fabrics: B B Cut 1 square 2˝ × 2˝ (A). Cut 4 strips 2˝ × 81/2˝ (B). C A C B B C 54 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts Scrap Star Made-Fabric: Use any technique. Cut 3 squares 51/4˝ × 51/4˝; cut in half diagonally in both directions to make 12 quarter-square triangles (A). B Background fabric: C Cut 1 square 51/4˝ × 51/4˝; cut in half diagonally in both directions to make 4 quarter-square triangles (B).

40 15 Minutes of Play—Improvisational Quilts 9. Trim to the unfinished block size (Figures 6 and 7). Tip You can use single or pieced scraps for the added pieces. For a very random scrappy look, sew the scraps into strips, adding them to the center and trimming as instructed. Save trimmed bits or pieces of Made-Fabric. The more angles you incorporate, the more interesting your block becomes. I often like to make larger pieces of Made-Fabric. With larger pieces, I can lay my ruler exactly over a piece that I want to cut out in a precise way.

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