Surface crochet is like it sounds: crochet on the surface of already crocheted piece. It may not sound all that appealing, but surface crochet can add amazing detail with eye-catching results. A similar color can add subtle detail while contrast and bold colors can make it pop! And don't stop with color, surface crochet allows for nice circular shapes and fun designs. Want something really unique? Add in a totally different yarn for added texture. Regardless of what color you choose, it's easy enough to add to any piece! Check out the surface crochet tutorial below.
The biggest key to surface crochet is consistent tension to keep your work professional looking. Don't know how? Keep reading to learn how!
Surface Crochet Tutorial
Continue inserting hook and pulling up a loop through the stitches and the loop on hook as desired.
Joining Surface Crochet
Joining isn't like a standard 'in the round' join. Instead, follow the instructions below for a virtually invisible join.
Finish off by cutting working yarn and pulling through last surface crochet worked. Thread end through yarn needle as shown below.
And that's it! Easy peasy!! This tutorial was made for the purpose of an upcoming pattern! Here's a peek at what's coming later this week. Learned Surface Crochet from this tutorial? Feel free to share you work on my Facebook Page, in my Facebook Group, or by tagging me on Instagram! And be sure to pin this tutorial for future use!
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