Sunday , 24 October 2021

LEARN MAKING THE CROCHET ENTRELAC STITCH

The crochet entrelac is a rather young technique that is rising in popularity in the crochet world. The entrelac stitch creates a visually alluring graphic texture because of the repeated colored square pattern. You can use this fabulous stitch for pillows or accessories like gloves and scarves.

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HOW TO WORK THE CROCHET ENTRELAC?

First and foremost, the entrelac stitch requires some knowledge of the basics of Tunisian stitches. The entrelac is a type of pattern that consists of differently colored diamonds that are organized in a repeating pattern to create an attractive graphic texture to any crochet project.

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The entrelac crochet stitch is worked row by row or in the round like a granny square with each round a different color. What makes this stitch enticing to the human eye is the alternating of the two, three, or four colors of yarn. A regular hook will work fine for the entrelac stitch.

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One fun project that incorporates a lot of the entrelac stitch is crochet entrelac stitch pillows. This is beautiful for home decor that will add a certain elegance and warmth to your home. Earthy colors and pure-neutral colors would look best on these pillows. Although it may be time (and yarn) consuming, you could make a decorative twin or queen size blanket for your bed to cuddle up in.

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Entrelac stitch by: Claudetta Crochet.

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