How do you expand a crochet pattern?

How do you widen a crochet blanket?

You can make it bigger by using a hook that is a few sizes bigger than the recommended size in the pattern. Using a larger hook will make larger stitches that will have more spaces between them. Larger stitches will make your crochet blanket broader and airier.

How do you multiply a crochet pattern?

Multiply (number stated in the pattern to create the design) by (the number you want for your length), then add (the number required for the turning chain). Another Example: A pattern that states multiples of 8 + 3.

Can you double a crochet pattern?

As single crochet stitches are square, in theory you can double the size of an amigurumi pattern without changing the yarn or hook by doubling both the number of stitches in each round and the number of rounds, so each stitch of the pattern is turned into a 2×2 square of stitches (2 stitches wide and 2 rounds tall).

What does pattern repeat mean in crochet?

Pattern repeats are usually done over a specific number of stitches and a specific number of rows. The stitch patterns may be given at the start of a pattern, or you may see it because you repeat the same row or rows of the pattern multiple times.

What does pattern mean in crochet?

Crochet patterns are worked in either rows or rounds (rnds). Each pattern will specify whether you are working in rows, rounds or a combination of both. Most crochet patterns are rated according to level of difficulty, including beginner, easy, intermediate and advanced.

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How do you shorten a row in crochet?

Here’s how:

  1. Insert hook into the first stitch.
  2. Yarn over and draw through the loop.
  3. Do not complete the stitch as normal.
  4. Instead, insert the hook into the next stitch.
  5. Yarn over and draw through the loop.
  6. There should now be three loops on your hook.
  7. Yarn over and draw through all three loops on the hook.

Why does my crochet blanket curve?

Your stitches may be too tight, so the whole thing curves. For example, you cast your row too tight, which would eventually lead to curving. It may also be due to inconsistent tension. If your stitches are tighter in some parts while looser in some parts, it may contribute to curving.