Pattern Reading

Taking The Pain Out Of Reading Patterns - Breaking Down Crochet Patterns

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Taking The Pain Out Of Reading Patterns - Breaking Down Crochet Patterns

Many crocheters learn the craft from a family member or friend.  If you are like me, learning how to read an actual crochet pattern wasn’t part of the lessons. I am pretty much self-taught to read patterns so I can completely understand the frustration most people have when it comes to reading a pattern. And there is a lot that books and even classes don’t always tell you. So in this series of articles, I am going to teach you some of the basics: know what all those abbreviations are how patterns are structured what the symbols mean how to...

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Taking The Pain Out Of Reading Patterns - Crochet Pattern Symbols and Terms

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Taking The Pain Out Of Reading Patterns - Crochet Pattern Symbols and Terms

Welcome to Part Three of my series on Taking the Pain out of Pattern Reading. Last week we covered Crochet Abbreviations. In case you missed it last week, there are four topics I am covering in this series. know what all those abbreviations are how patterns are structured what the symbols mean how to break down the pattern into understandable chunks Today we are talking about what the Crochet Pattern Symbols and Terms mean. Before we get into it, did you get the Abbreviations Cheat Sheet?  It included the symbols and terms on it too!  If you didnt, get it...

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Taking The Pain Out Of Reading Patterns - Pattern Structure

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Taking The Pain Out Of Reading Patterns - Pattern Structure

Welcome to Part Two of my series on taking the pain out of pattern reading. Last week we covered Crochet Abbreviations.    In case you missed it last week, there are four topics I am covering in this series. know what all those abbreviations are how patterns are structured what the symbols mean how to break down the pattern into understandable chunks Today we are talking about Crochet Pattern Structure. What is Pattern Structure? Let’s talk a little bit about how patterns are laid out. Before I do that, I should mention that there is a bit of an industry standard...

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Taking The Pain Out Of Reading Patterns – Crochet Abbreviations

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Taking The Pain Out Of Reading Patterns – Crochet Abbreviations

Many crocheters learn the craft from a family member or friend.  If you are like me, learning how to read an actual crochet pattern wasn’t part of the lessons. I am pretty much self-taught to read patterns so I can completely understand the frustration most people have when it comes to reading a pattern. And there is a lot that books and even classes don’t always tell you. So in this series of articles, I am going to teach you some of the basics.

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