Sometimes I doodle.
This doodle was about me exploring what the wrong side looks like when done in interlocking crochet. Of course, the front looks good whether done in interlocking or overlay mosaic crochet!
The stitches are opposite but that doesn’t mean the wrong side shows an opposite image. It isn’t an inverse of colors. It is sometimes not even pretty on the wrong side even though technically you can create dual-sided, reversible fabric with this technique.
When crocheted using the interlocking crochet method, the plus-signs all turn into boxes in this design.
I think it is a fun flower regardless of what the back looks like.
The chart is 81 x 81 which means it is the same size as all my other large squares. See a list here: ashleeslint.com/patterns#large
You can mix-and-match to create a blanket or use 2 squares for a pillow. I’ve thought about using them for a purse or bag as well. In that case I would use a thinner-weight yarn and smaller hook.
The suggested yarn is a worsted weight, medium – 4 but as long as you use an appropriate hook for your yarn you can really use any yarn you’d like. Keep in mind, your yardage used may not match my pattern if you don’t match the gauge swatch.
And, as always, I’ve included written line-by-line instructions for the interlocking crochet technique and the overlay mosaic crochet technique. Each technique comes with a chart; the mosaic chart has x’s for my experienced fans who are familiar with that setup. I hope to have a tutorial on reading that kind of chart soon.
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