16 January 2010

eek!

I'm sitting here, poised on the cusp of starting to write out a pattern (which, anyone who knows me can tell you, is a very dangerous position for me to be poised on. I can so easily fall off the cusp and never make it back on again) which will hopefully feature in a magazine soon, but I have suddenly realised that while I can work linked crochet stitches with my eyes closed, I've never set those same eyes on the actual symbol, so I'm putting it out there:

Does anyone know what a linked treble stitch symbol looks like?
I'll have to make one up if I can't find out, and that can only lead to confusion down the road.

6 comments:

  1. I've no idea what 'linked' treble stitches are. I've had a wee look at my crochet instruction book and it gives symbols for a 'cluster' of 4 treble stitches. probably not what you're looking for.

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  2. Book also says 'there is no worldwide standard' so that may just encourage you to make one up after all!

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  3. hehe. Clusters, as you rightly point out are different things. Thanks, though.

    I'll show you how to link a treble when next I see you if you like. It's really lovely. I taught Siobhán last night.

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  4. oh me me me! I know this!
    It's like a standard treble symbol but with a flick in it - like it's sticking it's hip out to one side. The only reason I remember is when they're in a line it looks like they're dancing!
    Rubbish description I know. I'll see if I can find a pic.........

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  5. Ooh, thanks, Token! I love your description. Trebles dancing? Who doesn't like to imagine that!

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  6. ok I did this in paint so don't laugh I've no idea how to link this but it's on photobucket and heres the web address.

    http://s114.photobucket.com/albums/n273/TokensPics/Symbols/?action=view&current=linkedcrochetsymbol.png

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