Category Archives: Crochet Alongs

CAL Progress – Slow & Steady?

While we are all enjoying the extended single crochet stitch , the stitch used in both the Rosie & the Chelsea, we are all having different levels of success finding time to stitch. Kate is cruising along and has made a lot of progress. She seems to be making ...

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CAL Progress – Yoking Around

Although we narrowed the CAL sweater options from My First Sweater collection to Rosie & Chelsea we gave everyone complete creative freedom with the color and yarn selections. Because we all are such huge fans of Swish, it was an easy choice to choose to use the original yarn. But for many of us our similarities to the original sweaters stops there. Both sweaters feature a seamless top-down construction beginning with the ribbed neck and yoke. ...

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CAL! Got Gauge?

Crocheting a gauge swatch is not always the most exciting part of starting a new project, but it is one of the most important parts. This is especially true when stitching a garment. It is important to match both the stitch and row gauge to ensure that your finished project will match the dimensions provided in the pattern. In addition to that, crocheting a swatch is the perfect opportunity to confirm that you like the fabric created by your chosen ...

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CAL! Yarn Selection

After deciding which sweater to stitch, the team still had the difficult choice of picking their yarn and colors. Luckily, this team has strong preferences making the decision a quick and easy one. The original samples were made in Swish Worsted, a super soft and squishy 100% Fine Superwash Merino Wool. ...

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New CAL

Get your favorite hooks and your Swish Worsted, and crochet along with us! Here’s the Hook: What: Crochet the Rosie or Chelsea Sweater along with us When: February 7th – March 19th Skills to know: Extended Single Crochet, Single Crochet decrease Who: Everyone who wears sweaters, especially first time sweater makers

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On a board background, a pair of finished summit slipper socks on sock blockers, along with a partially-finished pair and a couple balls of yarn
Summit Slipper Socks CAL Check-In

Are you participating in our Summit Slipper Socks Crochet Along? Well we are! We were able to get about 12 team members from WeCrochet and Knit Picks to stitch along with us, so we’re here to show off their handiwork. First of all, if you haven’t ...

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