By Carolyn Christmas, Dorris Brooks
Tunisian crochet is one of those crocheting during which every one row is made from parts--placing loops at the hook, and dealing them off. The paintings isn't really grew to become, so one facet of the paintings, frequently front, is often dealing with you.
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Extra info for 101 Easy Tunisian Stitches: Crochet
The completed seam can stretch, yet it remains stable with good retention. 1. Cut a piece of clear elastic the length of the seam. 2. Stitch using a wobble stitch, or serge the seam, including the elastic in the seam. Note from Nancy For stretchy knits with a two-way stretch, such as swim and dancewear, choose a 3-thread overlock serger stitch with a texturized woolly nylon thread in the loopers. Interfacings Interfacing is used to shape collars, cuffs and plackets; to reinforce buttonholes; and to stabilize seams.
Attach a bodkin to the free end of the elastic and insert the elastic through the casing. 6. Pull up the elastic to desired size. Secure the free edge of the elastic to the garment by buttoning it over the button. 7. If desired, conceal the remaining elastic end by tucking it into the unstitched opening. Clear elastic Clear elastic is ideal for sewing on knits. It’s especially good to use on swimwear and children’s garments. This ¼″ (6mm) or ″ (10mm) wide 100% polyurethane elastic stretches up to three times its original length, and easily retracts to its original size.
Tricot and raschel knits are good examples of warp knits. Warp knit Knit preparation tips Knits need to be pretreated just as woven fabrics do. Excess finishes need to be removed, and shrinkage needs to be controlled before cutting out the fabric. Prewash knit fabric using a mild soap or baby shampoo to keep colors bright. It’s not necessary to prewash ribbing if the ribbing is the same color as the main fabric. Prewash ribbing only if the ribbing is a dark color and you are using it on a light colored knit.
101 Easy Tunisian Stitches: Crochet by Carolyn Christmas, Dorris Brooks