Quick Freeform Tutorial

1. Start with a small knitted or crochet patch

1. Start with a small knitted or crochet patch

2. Pick up a few stitches directly on your patch & add a knitted or crochet triangle or rectangle

2. Pick up a few stitches directly on your patch & add a knitted or crochet triangle or rectangle

3. Make a double circle then slip stitch it to your patch

3. Make a double circle then slip stitch it to your patch

4. working directly onto patch make some Scallops & shells

4. working directly onto patch make some Scallops & shells

5. make some Domes & Popcorns & attach to patch

5. make some Domes & Popcorns & attach to patch

6. continue adding more of your favourite stitches - Bullions - Fairy wings - offset Cluster

6. continue adding more of your favourite stitches - Bullions - Fairy wings - offset Cluster

7. use surface embellishments to hide unsightly joins, define shapes or simply add interest

7. use surface embellishments to hide unsightly joins, define shapes or simply add interest

8. keep your patches about palm size for easy movement around your pattern or template

8. keep your patches about palm size for easy movement around your pattern or template

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14 Responses to Quick Freeform Tutorial

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  3. rensfibreart says:

    You’re welcome, you are now on your way & the possibilities are endless…. happy crocheting

  4. Fiona Audain says:

    OKAY, I have got a ‘scrumble’ now I just have to add some more scrumbles to it! This is so much fun, thanks for helping me to gain the confidence to give it a go!!

  5. marygabriella says:

    E’ davvero bellissima questa tecnica, grazie per averla condivisa.

  6. Kellie says:

    COOL! This is exactly what I’ve been looking for to make crochet more interesting! YES!!!!

  7. mohair.rm says:

    merci de nous montrer la naissance d’une Oeuvre,
    de nous en montrer le point de départ,
    Mohair à Paris (France)

  8. rensfibreart says:

    you’re welcome, Nigeria, I’m glad I can help – Renate

  9. nigeria says:

    i don’t know how i found you on the www, but i am thankful as well.. thank you so much for the inspiration! love, nigeria.

  10. rensfibreart says:

    that’s great, yvette, I’m glad you found me too – check out the links of interest – you’ll find some really interesting things that are happening in the Freeform world & if you have any questions just let me know, I’m always happy to help – Renate

  11. yvette says:

    what a joy to have found you on the www!
    Due to severe back problems, i’m not able anymore to do my usely big felting projects.
    You’ve opened a new world fo my doing on little scale.
    Thanks!
    yvette

  12. rensfibreart says:

    thanks, no reason you can’t give it a go, freeform is a lot of fun – just let your imagination go wild

  13. crookedcrocheter says:

    that’s pretty – i would love to do something like that for a handbag one day :)

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