He who works with his hands is a laborer.
He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.
He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist. ~St. Francis of Assisi

May we each strive to do ALL that we do as an artist working as unto the Lord for His glory! Thanks for stopping in to visit! ~Cara Louise

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Learning a New Way To Begin Your Crochet Piece





I discovered this excellent tutorial some time ago, and find it so continuously helpful that I thought I should post it here so I don't have to worry about losing the link to it, and of course to share it with all of you!









There are more and more patterns calling for one of the 'chainless' foundations...
MadMadMe's wonderful wrist wraps is one that comes to mind:

If you need instruction in how to do this fantastic way of working your first row, or if you are like me and can't seem to remember from one project to the next, check out this great Flickr post:
Vashti's Crochet Pattern Companion: Which Foundation Stitch? and Why?

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