Working in multiple colors in crochet can seem daunting. However, it doesn’t have to be that way! In this class, crochet expert Mary Beth Temple explores two-color crochet techniques that use only one color at a time. These stitch patterns are amazingly unique and surprisingly easy once Mary Beth explains how to work each one. Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or someone new to the craft, let’s explore the world of two-color crochet.
In the first session, Mary Beth introduces you to the two-color technique and discusses all the ways it can be used. She especially likes to use these stitch patterns on cuffs, collars, and pockets, but she encourages you to try using them in unique ways on your own crochet pieces.
The first two-color crochet technique taught in this class is spike stitches. Worked on a background of single crochet, spike stitches can be used to create interesting designs on the fabric. Mary Beth demonstrates the spike waves stitch pattern, which is a great place to start your two-color crochet journey. From there, she looks at post stitches. Post stitches not only create fabulous texture on the fabric but can be used to create a beautiful two-color fabric. The final two sessions explore more advanced techniques. Mary Beth first explains how to work a beautiful reversible shell stitch pattern and ends the class with overlay crochet. Once you’ve completed this class, you’ll be able to add two-color crochet patterns to all your projects!
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