Thread crochet can be used in many different projects. Once you are familiar with crocheting with yarn, you can begin to take on some of these more delicate projects. While you might immediately think of using thread crochet for doilies, coasters, or Christmas ornaments, it has many other uses. You can make lovely bedspreads, bookmarks, scarves, and jewelry.
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Thread Crochet Granny Squares
Make a bedspread using a free pattern for a criss-cross granny square. The open spaces in the design make for an eye-catching pattern when the squares are joined together. Granny squares are versatile and you can put this pattern to work to make a bedspread, baby bonnet, throw, or other items. Besides the criss-cross pattern, many other granny square patterns can be adapted for either thread or yarn crochet.
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This cotton scarf can add a feminine flair to a variety of outfits. It is crocheted in size 3 cotton crochet thread; while it looks intricate and detailed, it's an easy pattern to crochet, dispelling the myth that thread crochet is always difficult to do.
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You can use metallic thread or embroidery floss to make a necklace that can support seed beads and a small dichroic glass pendant. The embroidery floss takes a bit of skill and patience to work with, but the results are worth the effort.
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Add a fun flower embellishment to a choker, hat, or another project. This thread crochet flower is worked in two colors. It has a nice 3D effect and is easy and quick to make.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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Use thread crochet to make lacework around store-bought ornaments. If you're tired of your tree ornaments and are ready for a change, this is a great way to upcycle them and even give them as gifts. You can see the underlying ornament through the lacework.
Crochet Christmas Ornament Pattern from Smiles and Tattoos