Whether you are looking for a quick gift, fast addition to your wardrobe, have the perfect skein of yarn you can't wait to use, or like projects you can begin and finish before growing bored, you will love single skein crochet patterns.
In an effort to stretch the amount of fabric that can be created from a single skein of yarn, larger single skein projects are frequently worked in a lace design. The openwork of crochet lace allows you to crochet more fabric.
The multitude of lace techniques and stitches is one of the reasons I love crochet. With a hook and a skeins of silk, alpaca, wool, or combination yarn, you can quickly create a heavenly piece that works up quickly.
One of these pieces is the Twist Cowl/Wrap by Linda Permann (at right). This gorgeous cowl has a flattering lofty texture which is created using the Solomon's Knot stitch. Though I have admired this crochet stitch for years, I am a relative newcomer to
creating this openwork stitch. It creates a lacy fabric perfect for
Let's look at how to crochet the Solomon's Knot together: