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mmm, isn't that just slip stitches? :think

 

there's one in the encyclopedia of crochet, I think, for a dishcloth.

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mmm, isn't that just slip stitches? :think

 

there's one in the encyclopedia of crochet, I think, for a dishcloth.

 

I have searched the internet (for days) and came up with no patterns at all other than the one in the Encyclopaedia.

It is done in slipstitch. If you use acrylic, it makes a very dense, yet soft fabric, I could see a nice vest/ jacket made like it. (although a LOT of work)

 

In cotton, it is much stiffer and harder to work with. (see my little bag in Show and Tell?)

 

I still don't understand how there can be No Info on this.

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II still don't understand how there can be No Info on this.

 

Have you also searched on "Muslim Crochet", "Shepherd's Knitting" and "Russian Stitch" ?

 

I found a few sites with examples and patterns but not everyone calls it "Bosnian Crochet" which could be why you're not coming up with much! :)

 

fingerless gloves

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And there are a few more...

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Have you also searched on "Muslim Crochet", "Shepherd's Knitting" and "Russian Stitch" ?

 

I found a few sites with examples and patterns but not everyone calls it "Bosnian Crochet" which could be why you're not coming up with much! :)

 

fingerless gloves

about

 

And there are a few more...

 

My understanding is that Shepherd's knitting refers to Tunisian Crochet, Muslim crochet is used interchangeably w. Bosnian, and I was under the impression that Russian Stitch is something else but I am not sure what.

Yes, I have been trying a variety of searches in a variety of languages.

The only thing I found out since is that in a 1996 McCall's crochet mag. there was a pattern by a Michelle Prieto, who also taught a CGOA workshop (Chainlink 96) on Bosnian crochet, same yr.

Is there anyone familiar with that article?

 

Thanks so much for trying.

 

Kathy.

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OH! Sylvia Cosh & James Walters!! I have all their books! What they do to freeform is unbelievable. Sylvia's moth & butterfly shawls are to die for. I just love their things. :manyheart

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OH! Sylvia Cosh & James Walters!! I have all their books! What they do to freeform is unbelievable. Sylvia's moth & butterfly shawls are to die for. I just love their things. :manyheart

are those books still in print, do you know?

 

Did you like their work in B. crochet?

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are those books still in print, do you know?

 

Did you like their work in B. crochet?

 

I don't all of them are still in print but all are hard to find (like The Crochet Workbook). I got some from Ebay and some from Amazon . I had such a hard time finding them that I emailed James Walters and he wrote back saying 'Good Luck' in finding them. The Crochet Workbook has been known to be on Amazon for approx. $100+ :manyheart

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The Crochet Sweater Book at Amazon is going for $12 and change to $31 and change which is an awsome price.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/offer-listing/0517564785/ref=dp_olp_1//104-0163754-7127152?condition=all

 

The Crochet Workbook at Amazon is going for $89.99 to $101.48

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/offer-listing/0312040326/ref=dp_olp_1//104-0163754-7127152?condition=all

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My understanding is that Shepherd's knitting refers to Tunisian Crochet, Muslim crochet is used interchangeably w. Bosnian, and I was under the impression that Russian Stitch is something else but I am not sure what.

 

Russian Stitch seems to refer to a number of different things: a knit stitch pattern, a crochet stitch pattern, and also Bosnian Crochet.

 

Shepherd's seems to refer to both... I found some sites that were talking about Tunisian and others that were talking about Bosnian.

 

I'll keep an eye out for anything in other languages. I wonder if there is more information on sites that aren't in English... I will try to check out some Russian sites, but (heh) my vocabulary doesn't include much crochet terms and I'm not sure they'll have anything anyway.

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I have just gone thru 3 of my Sylvia Cosh/James Walters books and none of them mention Bosnian, Shepherd's or Russian crochet at all. :think

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I have just gone thru 3 of my Sylvia Cosh/James Walters books and none of them mention Bosnian, Shepherd's or Russian crochet at all. :think
Thanks for trying.:)

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I am told that bosnian crochet is talked about in Knitting in the Old Way by Priscilla Gibson Roberts .

 

Anyone with a copy by chance?:)

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Russian Stitch seems to refer to a number of different things: a knit stitch pattern, a crochet stitch pattern, and also Bosnian Crochet.

 

Shepherd's seems to refer to both... I found some sites that were talking about Tunisian and others that were talking about Bosnian.

 

I'll keep an eye out for anything in other languages. I wonder if there is more information on sites that aren't in English... I will try to check out some Russian sites, but (heh) my vocabulary doesn't include much crochet terms and I'm not sure they'll have anything anyway.

 

Thanks. This is really enlightening.

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Thanks for trying.:)

 

No problem. The books are still worth the $. And if I were to get only one of the 3 I have, I would say get The Crochet Sweater Book as it is the only one that actually has patterns in it. The reason I got them was because of the butterfly & moth shawls on the web site. The Crochet Sweater Book has the pattern for the Butterfly Blues cape and the Silver Moth cape among many other great sweaters, shawls, coats, etc. :manyheart

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OMG....just realized what I can do with all that Sirdar Yo-Yo!!!! Am off....am so excited now. :yay

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OMG....just realized what I can do with all that Sirdar Yo-Yo!!!! Am off....am so excited now. :yay

I know that feeling:)

have fun, thanks again.

 

If you get a chance after to look in those books (w. patterns.) pls try to see if any of them uses the slip stitch on larger surfaces. I don't think we'd be breaking any copyright laws w. that.

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Here is a little more:

 

according to bellaonline other terms used for Bosnian crochet include: patning,

gobelin stitch, pjoning, crochet de Bosnie.

 

I have searched those came away with nothing.

 

The bellaonline article gives instructions for crocheting in the round.

It can be done as a full slip stitch, Backloop or Front loop slipstitch.

 

Back and front loop sl.st. gives an entirely different look.

 

Little by little....

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just cked my library, no books about "bosnian crochet"

although, they do have this one:

Knitting in the old way : designs & techniques from ethnic sweaters

Gibson-Roberts, Priscilla A.

 

the branch that it is in is literally 3 blocks from my house. would you like me to ck it out?

 

anyone looked into this one:

Encyclopedia of 300 crochet patterns, stitches, and designs 3rd ed.

Smith, Doris M.

 

Vogue dictionary of crochet stitches

Matthews, Anne.

 

 

 

Hard crochet

Dittrick, Mark. ----huh?

 

 

 

the rest of the books listed sound like basic patterns....

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Wow.:cheer Knitting the Old way has a few pages on it. Unfortunately, I don't have a copy.

 

If you get a chance, that would be fantastic.

I don't know about the other ones.

just cked my library, no books about "bosnian crochet"

although, they do have this one:

Knitting in the old way : designs & techniques from ethnic sweaters

Gibson-Roberts, Priscilla A.

 

the branch that it is in is literally 3 blocks from my house. would you like me to ck it out?

 

anyone looked into this one:

Encyclopedia of 300 crochet patterns, stitches, and designs 3rd ed.

Smith, Doris M.

 

Vogue dictionary of crochet stitches

Matthews, Anne.

 

 

 

Hard crochet

Dittrick, Mark. ----huh?

 

 

 

the rest of the books listed sound like basic patterns....

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Hard crochet

Dittrick, Mark. ----huh?

 

Rebecca...what did it say about Mark Dittrick's Hard Crochet?? I have that book and I don't see anything about Bosnian Crochet in it. :think

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sorry, i was unclear - i just found that to be an odd title.

what kind of book is it? the info page had no info on it - go figure!

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