Reticulate is a fun basic technique for making a woven scarf or shawl.
This is a ZERO PATTERN project! Because the number of stitches depends on the overall size you are making and the the size of hook and yarn you are using!
Click here to learn how to do the Foundation Double Crochet mentioned in this tutorial video.
Experiment with weaving different materials through your crocheted mesh base!
Experiment with different fibers for the crocheted base too!
This example is made with Butterfly Cotton for the crochet mesh base and woven with Darn Good Yarn Recycled Sari Silk Strips! I think the next one I make will be a crochet thread base, then who knows what sorts of fun I will weave through it!
Have fun and share pictures of your finished projects! Click here for the Ravelry Project
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This crochet stitch might be referred to as moss stitch, or linen stitch.
Using multiple colors of yarn can really show off the way the rows interlock into the rows below, hence my calling it interlocking rows.
I have used this technique for almost every sort of project. It has a little more give than traditional crochet stitches.
It does not matter how many stitches you start with, just make your foundation using my Foundation Single Crochet technique to the length you want, and get started.
Sit down with some practice yarn or your project and watch this tutorial video and work along.
Here is a fun version I did as a wrap using 2 strands of yarn together and “fading” the solid color yarn!
P.S. Here are some photo examples of how this stitch has been used. I’d love to add your version to help inspire other stitchers. When you start your project, don’t forget to create a project in Ravelry! Share the link to your project in the comments of this post, and share on social media using the hashtag #ashleyafghan
We have been learning a lot of powerful advanced crochet stitches, and this one is by far the most powerful.
Combining what you learned in Foundation Double Crochet with what you learned in Connected Double Crochet, the Connected Foundation Double Crochet closes ALL of the gaps! Literally in your crochet fabric and figurativly in your crochet skills mastery.
Here are the basic steps, followed by a comprehensive video tutorial. Grab your practice yarn and your crochet hook and lets get started.
Repeat the steps between the **
Grab your practice yarn and hook and stitch along this video:
I hope you found this Connected Foundation Double Crochet tutorial helpful!
Please share it with your stitching friends!
We love the row height we get when we use a double crochet, but many times we do NOT love the open gaps between the stitches!
Connected Double Crochet is a perfect solution! Join each double crochet to the one prior to it!
Did you even know you could do that!? Well, get your practice yarn and hook and lets get to it.
Then stitch along wtih the tutorial video I made for you!
Repeat ** to ** to the end of the row, or desired number of stitches.
Now, follow along with this tutorial video. Disregard the comments at the beginning about not being able to reply or respond to posts and comments! That was resolved! YAY!
Have fun with this and let me know how it works out for you!
Don’t forget to share this Connected Double Crochet tutorial with your stitching community!