The pattern requires two highly contrasting colors.
EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Advanced beginner
LANGUAGE & TERMINOLOGY: English, US
TECHNIQUE: overlay mosaic crochet (each row worked from front side alternating colors).
PATTERN REPEAT: 26+5
THE PATTERN INCLUDES:
• introductory information about mosaic crochet
• links to video tutorials of mosaic crochet basics
• additional chart created using inset overlay mosaic crochet technique*
• short video tutorial to introduce the inset overlay mosaic crochet technique
This technique creates a neater look and reduces unnecessary texture of such a delicate pattern highlighting the pattern picture.
STITCHES & ABBREVIATIONS:
ch/chs (chain/chains), st/sts (stitch/stitches), R/Rs (row/rows), sc (single crochet), blsc (back loop single crochet), fldc (front loop double crochet).
For this pattern you will need at least two contrasting colors.
YARN, HOOK & APPROXIMATE SIZE:
The CHRISTMAS GLOW pattern sample was created using the following yarn:
Yarn weight #4 (medium/aran)
Hook size Clover Amour, 4.5 mm (7)
Color A: Ice Yarns Picasso, blue shades, color 68985
Color B: YarnArt Allegro, dark blue, color 709
Sample size, shape & amount of yarn
(width 6 repeats x height 2.5 repeats) including the border Rectangle. Width 92 cm/36 in x height 76 cm/29.9 in (including 4.5 cm/1.77 in border)
Color A: 260 g, 600 m / 658 yds
Color B: 240 g, 695 m / 760 yds
Color A: 52 g, 120 m / 132 yds
Color B: 138 g, 400 m / 438 yds
You can use any yarn, colors & appropriate size hook that suits your project.