Four gorgeous FREE tapestry crochet patterns
Are you interested in trying tapestry crochet but are not sure quite how it’s done or if it’s for you? Then this post is for you. It explains what tapestry crochet is and how to do it, and gives you four brilliant FREE tapestry crochet patterns to get you started. Read on to find out more…
What is tapestry crochet?
Tapestry crochet is a fabulous colourwork technique that allows you to create unique and striking patterns in your crochet projects. It works with a whole variety of different stitches and can be used in projects ranging from accessories and clothes, to cushions and blankets.
Tapestry crochet is a great way to have fun with colour in your projects and can lead to some really beautiful effects. Plus, once you know a few basic crochet stitches, it’s really not that hard at all to learn tapestry crochet.
So, if you’re tempted to give tapestry crochet a try, read on to find four fabulous FREE patterns that are a great way to get started and explore this wonderful technique.
How to do tapestry crochet
There are two key things you need to know to be able to do tapestry crochet:
- How to change colour.
- How to crochet over the carried yarn.
Once you’ve cracked those, there’s really not that much more to it.
Check out my step-by-step guide which explains exactly how these steps are done:
Or, if you prefer video, have a watch of my tapestry crochet video tutorial:
Once you’ve mastered the basics, I also have several more tutorials which explain how to really hone your technique and get the best possible results.
Four FREE tapestry crochet patterns
These free patterns are a great way to try out a new technique and get to grips with it before moving on to something more advanced.
The patterns are for mats, a bookmark, a cushion cover, and a square motif, which you could use in any number of different projects from cushions to blankets and much more.
Which one will you choose to start with?
Even more great tapestry crochet patterns
Once you’ve mastered the basics of tapestry crochet, why not have a browse through my other patterns or check out one of these?