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Topic: Crochet Challenge Entry: Tunisian Crochet DPN Holder  (Read 3816 times)
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« on: January 03, 2011 10:28:00 AM »





I couldn't wait any longer to post my entry, so here it is!

I taught myself how to do the basic tunisian crochet stitch a couple of months ago.  It's a lot of fun because my mom has been crocheting this way since I was a kid and it is a neat way to bond more with her.

I have seen crochet hook holders made using tunisian crochet before, and I just started knitting about 6 months ago, so I thought I'd make a holder for all of my double pointed needles. I put a number bead under each set so I'd remember which was which.

On the outside, I added some cute brads from Doodlebugs that I have been saving for just the right project!  Then I added loop closures and some pom poms just for fun. It's kind of bulky because it is double layered, but it holds its shape well. 

Thanks for looking!

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« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2011 10:32:12 AM »

That is beautiful!
I haven't ventured into Tunesian crochet yet, but it seems the perfect technique for this dpn holder.
I love the yarn you used and the embellishments. The inside looks very stylish too.
Happy New Year!
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« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2011 11:51:46 AM »

that looks so neat!  I love the color, too.
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« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2011 07:27:25 AM »

very very cute!
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« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2011 08:04:01 AM »

not gunna lie, i absolutely love this!
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« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2011 09:43:32 AM »

I would LOVE to make one for myself and for my step-mom! we currently have our DPN's in pencil bags... we usually guess the matching set.. how wonderful it would be to give this to her for her birthday! could I please have the pattern? or a kind of walk-through?
I love this idea!
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« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2011 04:24:19 PM »

It's just the basic tunisian stitch.  You can make it as long and wide as you want, then make a second one the same size.  Crochet both pieces together at the sides, add some loops for buttons, and that's about it!  There are a lot of tutorials for the basic tunisian stitch on youtube.
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« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2011 05:54:22 AM »

Congrats on winning the crochet contest! This was my second most favourite entry (after my own Grin), I like the color and the simple functional design very much. Hope you win against the knit winner!
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