I crochet in the Beth Chatto Gardens on Wednesday, more about the beautiful gardens in another post. If you've never been and you are near Colchester, Essex you should go it's such a tranquil place.
|crochet granny squares at the Beth Chatto gardens|
So earlier this week I found my Tunisian crochet hooks, popped over to Pinterest and taught myself in under 5 mins and now I'm hooked, I love it. It's sort of a combination of crochet and knitting. I experimented this morning with a bag full of merino scraps left over from my granny blanket and here is my stripey snood in progress.
I made up the pattern, here it is.
Start with a foundation chain of 30 on size 6 hook, use DK that would normally require size 4 pins. Then change colour on the return pass. It gives you a nice contrast row and that's it. I'm going to keep going until it's long enough to wrap over twice for a snuggle snood.
|my first attempt at Tunisian crochet|
|my yarn bucket|