Friday 08/08/2014, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
J C Briar
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Hook Hocus Pocus with J C Briar
Maybe you've used a crochet hook to bind off or to pick up a dropped stitch. But have you used one to join pieces together? To cast on provisionally? Or to stabilize an edge and provide a place from which to pick up stitches? Learn all of these techniques, plus embellishment, decorative edgings, and more.
Note: No crochet experience required.
Smooth, plain, light colored, #4 (worsted-weight) yarn; needles of a size appropriate for your yarn; crochet hook roughly US size G (4mm).
Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with an eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.
Using smooth, plain, light colored, #4 (worsted-weight) yarn make three swatches as follows:
Cast on 20 sts. Knit in stockinette for 4". Do NOT bind off. Cut yarn, leaving a 24" tail.