Saturday, April 2, 2011

Bavarian Crochet

The wonderful bookmobile brought me a book called Learn to Do Bavarian Crochet.

Here is my first square using this technique. It's about 7 1/2" square. The technique itself is not very difficult once you get the hang of it. I am not sure if I am making my stitches in the correct place, but the square looks okay for a first effort, I think. The instructions note that the first chain after the back post trebles or clusters is the locking stitch and that is where you work into on the next row.

The technique uses several special stitches and you may have to refer to those while getting familiar with it, but if you can make a treble and are familiar with back post stitches, you should do fine.

There is a baby blanket and a scarf I'd like to have a go at. I may try the scarf first to see if I like it enough to attempt the baby blanket since I only have the book for another week. If I enjoy it, I'll just purchase the book for myself.

I'm going to add that to the new things I learned this year. :-)

Happy crocheting!


  1. Looks really interesting! It's a type of crochet I didn't know before know so I'll definitely have to put it on my list to check out further.

  2. I'd been looking at this leaflet online for a while before I decided to check it out. It's a very interesting look, as you say.