Hello Everyone, I love to crochet with thread and you can make such dainty and lacy things with thread. They do have different size of thread that you can use to crochet with. What is amazing is that the smaller the number of the thread the bigger the strand of thread it is. You would think it would be the other way around for example a size 20 thread is thinner than a size 3 fashion thread. I use the classic size 10 the most when I work with thread.
I have come to find out that thread is versatile. You can make so many things with the thread. You can make anything from clothing to jewelry and even art.
Below are some of the items that I have created with thread.
Let me know if you have created anything with thread and if you any favorite patterns.
Thanks for stopping by and I hope you are having a Fabulous Evening!
In the magic circle sc 8 times and then pull the magic circle together.
Rnd 2 ch 1 turn, 2 sc in each st around, sl st into the 1st sc (16 sc)
Rnd 3 ch1 turn, * 2 sc in next st, sc in the next st* continue between *’s around, sl st together (24 sc)
Rnd 4 ch 1 turn, * 2 sc in next st, sc in the next 2 sts* continue between *’s around, sl st together (32 sc)
Rnd 5 ch 1 turn, sc in next st and around, sl st together
Rnd 6 ch 1 turn, * 2 sc in next st, sc in the next 3 sts* continue between *’s around, sl st together (40 sc)
Rnd 7 Repeat rnd 5
Rnd 8 ch 1 turn, * 2 sc in next st, sc in the next 4 sts* continue between *’s around, sl st together (48 sc)
Rnd 9 Repeat rnd 5
Rnd 10 – 17 Continue to repeat rnd 5, fasten off and weave in ends
I used 2 pipe cleaners twisted together
Row 1 Sc in the 2nd ch from hook, sc in the next st, now take the 2 twisted pipe cleaners and start to sc over them, continue to do this across and at the end sc in the last 2 sts, fasten off and weave in the ends
Now sew the handle onto the basket about 2 inches down from the top, I used the variegated yarn to sew the handle on and as you can see below it blended really well.
I then proceeded to glue on the gems for a finished basket. If you have any questions please contact me and I will be happy to answer them for you.
I know the Holidays are approaching and will be here before we know it. I thought I would put this out there seeing the focus is going to be on Shopping this weekend! I am and always have been in support of Local and Small Businesses and buying Hand Made items for the Holidays.
Being a person who makes, gives away and sells handmade items I know what goes into making those items that are unique and one of a kind! When it says Handmade it is just that and you know that the item or items will be of a quality that you are just not going to get with a Mass produced item.
You will also be doing business with that person who has taken the time to produce this item. You will be able to ask questions and have an idea what actually went into the making of that item. There is usually a story behind most Handmade items because they are made from this person’s passion or out of a love of doing that craft.
I wanted to get some answers to this question so I posted this statement and question on Facebook
“I purchase Handmade Items because of the quality of the product that has been made from an artisan! What are your reasons for purchasing Handmade Items?”
A couple of the comments I got to this question were…
” Because the maker of such items put all his/ her heart and soul while making them and because no matter what, no one item is identical.” ” Cause my mom makes awesome items! plus because someone took the time to make the item by hand in a world that is all about instant gratification” Got to love the support from Family 🙂
I also agree with Handmadeology on all his reasons for shopping local and handmade businesses!
I know I love to shop on the internet from the comfort of my own home. I can be in my PJ’s and just sit and shop to my hearts content, plus see all the wonderful items people have made. If you are looking for that unique gift for someone or just for yourself don’t forget to check out those Local and Small Businesses that sell Handmade Items!