There’s a fine line between a design and a pattern, and there’s a fine line between creativity and insanity. But those lines are so fine that they seem to have an almost spiritual presence about them. In my opinion, they are the true mark of an outstanding designer. They are what I call “magical,” or “miraculous” stitches.
It’s a little weird to think of a crochet stitch as a pattern, but I think it’s an excellent example of a pattern that has a certain magical quality that seems to come from some unknown source. These are the stitches that go into the pattern booklet that you get when you buy your Deathloop (or are you already getting it? I haven’t checked yet).
The magic, or miraculous, quality of these stitches is that the yarn itself is somehow related to the pattern. The stitches, in their usual form, are usually used for a decorative effect. Sometimes its a way to make a pattern look more complex (like a crochet lace doily). Other times the stitches are used to make a pattern look more magical (like a crochet lacy doily or a crochet magic square).
I am a sucker for any crochet book that tells me that I can make patterns look more magical or magical, but the magic of the yarn itself is not always something that one can make a pattern look more magical. Sometimes the magic of the yarn is in its color.
For example, this really nice rainbow-coloured crochet lace pothook is a great place to explore the differences of colour and fabric in crochet. It’s a good source of inspiration for other patterns where you can make a pattern look more magical rather than just crochet something that looks magical.
Although you can make pretty patterns with rainbow yarns, you can get more out of some other colors. A great example of this is this adorable little crochet flower pothook. Its a super simple pattern that uses a lot of orange, purple, and yellow yarns. Its pretty easy to make crochet flowers look magical.
This pattern is actually a very easy way to crochet flowers that blend in with other shapes and colors.
What makes this pattern unique, is that it uses unusual stitches rather than standard knitting stitches. Some other patterns use knit stitches, but this one uses crochet stitches.
The unusual crochet stitches I’m talking about are called “crocheting stitches.” Crocheting is a very old term that refers to the crochet stitches which look like small crochet hooks. These crochet hooks are used to crochet into patterns with multiple colors and designs. Some patterns have a standard, or classic, crochet stitch pattern that you can follow, but many people prefer to crochet patterns with unusual stitches.
The most common crochet stitches are called chain stitches because of a chain-like pattern that they produce. Other common crochet stitches include single crochet, double crochet, and treble crochet. Most people crochet these crocheting stitches in their home. However, some people prefer to crochet these crocheting stitches in a different environment in which different colors and designs can be used.