Learn to Tapestry Crochet.

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Learn to Tapestry Crochet and then practice your new newly learned skills with these 6 great projects. Read my review here and then enter for a chance to win your very own copy of this great book!

Learn to Tapestry Crochet - Annie's Craft Store - Review by Oombawka Design Crochet

Title: Learn to Tapestry Crochet by Maria Isabel
Available at: Annie’s Craft Store

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Learn to Tapestry Crochet

Tapestry Crochet Basics includes step-by-step photo tutorials that demonstrate 3 different tapestry crochet stitch techniques. It also includes 6 projects that you can crochet to practice your new skills.

Tutorials

The tutorials included demonstrate how to work tapestry crochet:

  1. Single Crochet in Rows
  2. Back Loop Single Crochet in Rounds
  3. Back Loop Double Crochet in Rounds

The straightforward tutorial instructions take you through the process of carrying your unused yarn color and how to change yarn colors as you crochet across rows and rounds. There are also instructions included to show you how to manage the spot where your rounds meet when you are crochet projects like the Blending Colors Hat. A photo tutorial has also been included to demonstrate how to create the Eyelets used in the Tie-Up Choker and the Spanish Tile Bag. The photo tutorials are provided from page 2-9.

Each pattern included in Learn to Tapestry Crochet is written in U.S. (American) Crochet Terms. The row and round numbers are provided in bold font making it easy to scan the pattern to locate the information that you are looking for. Gauge is provided at the beginning of each written pattern and it varies for each of the designs. Additional pattern notes are included where they are needed within the written pattern in italics and in parenthesis.

Color charts are also included for the patterns.  The full written instructions have also been provided so you can choose whether you would prefer to follow the written instructions, or the simple color charts.

Pattern Notes

Please take the time to read the Pattern Notes in full at the beginning of each pattern, as they include important information that you need to know to be able to successfully crochet your chosen projects.

The following patterns are included:

  • Tie-Up Choker – Intermediate – 12.25 inches long by 1.25 inches wide – Super Fine [1] Yarn, 2.75 mm crochet hook
  • Diamond Bracelet – Intermediate – 2.75 inches wide by 7.5 inches long – Super Fine [1] Yarn, 2.75 mm  and 5 mm (H) crochet hook
  • Spiraling Cowl – Intermediate – 6 inches by 53.5 inches -Medium [4] Yarn, 5 mm (H) crochet hook
  • Blending Colors Hat – Intermediate – Teen, Women and Men -Light [3] Yarn, 4 mm (G) crochet hook
  • Spanish Tile Bag –  Intermediate – 14 inches wide by 11 inches long – Light [3] Yarn, 3.5 mm (E) and 5 mm (H) crochet hook
  • Peaked Waves Slippers –  Intermediate – Small, Medium and Large -Medium [4] Yarn, 4.5 mm crochet hook

See the images of the included patterns below:

Stitch Guide

The Stitch Guide (p 35) includes the abbreviations used, yarn conversions, metric conversions chart and a stitch guide. It also includes written instructions and diagrams illustrating some of the stitches that are used in the patterns. You are also provided with a link to a more complete free resource online from Annie’s for further reference.

Check out their online Stitch Guide >HERE<

My favorite projects are:

  • Spanish Tile Bag
  • Blending Colors Hat

Which pattern would you make first? I really want to try to the Spanish Tile Bag. I’ve fallen in love with the Mochila bags online over the past year and this one looks like a great first project to try the tapestry crochet technique!

If you would like to learn how to tapestry crochet then Learn to Tapestry Crochet is a great resource to teach you how! Not only does it include step-by-step instructions with photos to show you how to master the tapestry crochet technique, it also includes 6 beautiful projects you can make to practice your newly learned skills. Try tapestry crochet using single crochet in rows, or back loop single crochet in rounds. You can even try back loop double crochet in rounds. Then try one of the included patterns to crochet a great Mochila style bag, slippers or even hat! See what you can make with Learn to Tapestry Crochet.

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Learn to Tapestry Crochet – $7.99
Tapestry crochet is a wonderful technique that will allow you to add colorwork to your projects. This wonderful book includes basic steps on how to carry and wrap yarn, change colors, step-by-step photos, written instructions and charts. A great learn-to book! Also included are 6 projects perfect for a beginner.

 


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36 Comments

  1. I haven’t learned tapestry of caring yarn yet, but I am intrigued. I use bobbins for graphghans but have never carried the yarn. These look like small enough of projects that I could possibly tackle them.
    Thank you for your review.

  2. A very informative review of the book, I would like to try tapestry crochet as I like the designs very much. I also like the Blending colors Hat. Thank you!

  3. I been longing to learn how to crochet a tapestry. I sure this book will help to do it.

  4. I like that the book tells you how to carry the unused color, and how to change colors. I would try to make the hat.

  5. I think I’d try the Spanish tiles bag first, also. I’ve always wanted to try tapestry crochet, but have been overwhelmed by the thought of all those color changes and all that yarn-carrying! Maybe with the tutorials in this book it will be a less daunting project!

  6. Thank you for your review of this book. Like you, I’ve been fascinated by the Mochila bags, but wasn’t sure that I could master the tapestry technique. You review of this book encouraged me to order it and learn the basics of tapestry crochet. Excited to start this new technique!

  7. Thank you for your review of this beautiful book. The patterns are so striking. I appreciate your detailed description of the contents.

  8. The patterns look fantastic. Tapestry crochet is so beautiful and intricate.

  9. Love the socks and bag – but I find it difficult to find patterns easy to follow for tapestry, as they normally do not have a step-by-step method and I get lost in all the voodoo of tapestry crochet, so I never go any further than just getting the patterns.

  10. I think your two favorites are mine, as well, I love that hat!

  11. I love the looks of these stitches. I am going to check out this book and buy it.

  12. I would like to learn more about tapestry crochet, this book would be a great resource to have

  13. This is a craft that I been wanting to try for a while. The review was well written about the book and made the book seem easy to understand. This is something I would like to try and this I could use this book as a learning tool.

  14. I have really enjoyed learning this technique this last year. It has quickly become my new favorite.

  15. Would like to learn this, one day! Thank you for the book review!

  16. I’ve had a request for a taoestry bag and this will be perfect to help me do just that!

  17. This is one of the crochet types I’d love to get better at. So happy to see there is a modernized book available with tutorials and patterns.

  18. I really like having the smaller projects to get started so you can built confidence and experience to dive into the larger ones.

  19. These patterns are beautiful, I would love to learn how to make them.

  20. I would like to learn Tapestry Crochet. This looks like the book to start with!

  21. I would like to see a review of the book called Stress-Free Seamless Crochet.

  22. Just an FYI. Your instagram link isn’t correct. It doesn’t have “crochet” at the end of your userid.

  23. I have dabbled a little with Tapestry crochet but still would love this book

  24. I would enjoy reading your review of Quick & Easy Casserole Carriers

  25. I would love to read your review of, “Learn Embossed Crochet”

  26. This looks like an interesting book with good info that would help me go further with tapestry crochet. 🙂

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