As someone interested in how crochet designers do their designing, I had to reblog this to my site so I can keep a record of it. I’m still not at the stage where I feel confident in creating my own designs, but this will be a good blog tutorial series to start keeping in case I ever buck up the courage to try 🙂
I still feel like I’m only just getting started with crochet designing, particularly if judged by the number of my projects which get started and scrapped. But I wanted to write this series because I’ve picked up a few things along the way which I think will be helpful whether you’re a designer or someone who likes to follow patterns – because even following a pattern it can be helpful to pick up on why something has been designed a certain way, or you may just want to modify the pattern for your needs.
Ideas for projects come from many places – but most often mine start from either a particular yarn, a stitch pattern, or from a desire to make a certain item (scarf, basket, sweater, etc). Once a yarn or stitch pattern has caught your eye or an…
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