Learn to Knit Stitches by Tian

Crochet A Lacy Top With Tian Connaughton

Crochet designer Tian Connaughton may also be an experienced technical editor and teacher, but she always keeps in mind how to simplify designs in order to take up as little of your precious time as possible. Crocheting a garment may seem like an epic task but Tian will surprise you by demonstrating how accessible and meditative it can truly be. With only single and double crochet stitches, you’ll be able to add this lovely top to your handmade wardrobe. Learn how to crochet ribbing and lace paneling, plus how to make a gauge swatch and block your work. Tian notes that while this top may be challenging for absolute beginners, she encourages the adventurous.

Learn How To:

  • Work a single crochet
  • Work a double crochet
  • Make a gauge swatch
  • Block your piece
  • Change yarn colors
Yarn, needles, and various crochet projects displayed together

Materials Needed

Bright Creativebug Kit

Lacy Crochet T-Shirt Kit

Includes WeCrochet Swish Yarn & Tools

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Tian Connaughton

Tian Connaughton is an expert knit and crochet pattern designer, a sought-after technical editor, author, course creator, and coach for creative business owners. She is passionate about empowering others by simplifying complex concepts to make information more accessible, particularly to historically underserved communities. Tian’s motto is “a rising tide lifts all boats” and that is clear in everything she does.

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