An account of the craftwork I get up to, tatting, spinning, knitting, sewing, whatever
Thursday, June 7, 2018
I'm making heavy weather of this. I've done some work on the main body of my crochet top, but it feels very stiff to me, it isn't going to drape well. I crocheted some samples using different size hooks. 3.5 mm is clearly too big:
The next sample uses a 2.5 mm hook on the bottom two rows and 2 mm on the top two rows:
Dither, dither, not sure how to choose between those two. I'm hoping that I can keep the central section I did using a 1 mm hook, and use that hook for the edging that is in the same pattern.
On Tuesday we had an 'information day', where experts gave us tips for the competition articles. The crochet fundi says an evening top should be in black or red, or perhaps grey. Hmm. Apricot not on her list!
One of the examples shown on Tuesday used an interesting asymmetrical shell pattern. I made a sample of it in the hope that I will remember it: