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Painted Crochet (It’s Not What You May Think)

Posted in Fun Ramblings on December 24th, 2013 by Caissa "Cami" McClinton – 11 Comments

Oh my gosh! I just learned about a new type of crochet and I am dying to let you all know about it! It’s called “Painted Crochet” and it looks uniquely lovely. Although the finished pieces have the “look” of being painted with a brush, the effect is actually achieved by combining either three or four thin sewing threads in differing combinations. The subtle shifts in color come when those combinations are changed.

This is the back cover of the book called "Painted Mini Doilies"

This is the back cover of the book called Painted Mini Doilies edited by Carol Alexander and Lisa Forsnaugh

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Crochet Pattern: Blue Raspberry Lollipop Applique

Posted in Free Crochet Patterns on September 29th, 2011 by Emilee Gettle – 4 Comments
There’s a candy store just down the street that sells huge lollipops in every color of the rainbow. Wide eyed children try to reach for the heavenly treats that are just out of their grasp. I suppose the manager has had a few broken lollipops over the years and so keeps them safe on the counter for the splurging parent to snatch. So, in honor of all those little ones who grow teary eyed for lollipops I created this sweet applique. It’s prefect for sewing on onesies or toddler shirts! You can make this project as large as you want by adjusting the chain and yarn weight!

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