Preparing for knitting
Before knit crochet cloth should be to determine exactly where it will be located. This depends on the size of the future product, its shape and color. Having determined this question, you need to pick the correct materials for the job.
Traditional cloths are knitted from cotton yarn in white, but to follow this rule is not required. So, colored heavy cloth, fine in tone, will decorate the massive table. And a small tablecloth knitted of bright colored thread, will revive a small coffee or bedside table.
To determine the size of the future product, you need to calculate the approximate consumption of thread. So, for a large tablecloth, you may need about a kilogram of yarn. Thread consumption depends on the size of the hook. Choosing the tool for the job, remember that a tightly knitted cloth holds its shape better, but a more loose knitting product will be less stringent and more elastic.
Crochet round tablecloth
Crochet round tablecloth starts from the center and continues around the circle until the end of the work. Creating a round tablecloth, and watch carefully so that the circle remained correct form without deformation. Round tablecloth should not take the form of a cone or "foldit", i.e. go in waves. Carefully follow the diagram and, if necessary, adjust the knitting right.
Crochet square or rectangular tablecloth
Square tablecloth you can knit from both the center and the edges, depending on the scheme you have chosen. Rectangular tablecloth to fit from the edge. The technique of square tablecloths round the same knitting: rows go from the center of round. Ends of knitting by tying the edge of the product.
Choosing the diagram of the edges of a square or rectangular tablecloths, keep in mind that it should contain a description of the trim angle to the knitting process.
Crochet table cloth made of fragments
Impressive look of the tablecloth associated of the individual elements connected to each other. The advantage of this method is that you can control the size and shape of the associated leaf as you complete and attach motives. The downside is that to dismiss such work will be much harder, and string, to the result difficult to use for knitting other products.
Knitting elements is always the freedom of creativity. You can choose the form of motifs, their size, method of connection with each other. To connect the elements better in the process of their creation – it will help to avoid unnecessary work, and the product will look neater.
You can also use the technique of continuous knitting – in this case, the cloth will be linked by a single canvas, and you will be able to avoid the disadvantages described above.
Advice 2: Knitting as a job
Knitting as the work is not only a hobby, but an occupation that brings money. If you want to making the original things with knitting needles or crochet bring you money, you will need to consider some nuances of this difficult business.
Initially, you will need to determine the level of knowledge and skills of knitting. If you have just started to learn this needlework, the money will have to forget for a while.
Determine for yourself the minimum customer base. For example, some of your relatives or friends can want beautiful and unusual gloves or hats. Don't miss this opportunity to gain experience and potential customers, because if the work will be done at the appropriate level, go into "word of mouth".
Mostly professional knitters bought things both ordinary and original, and sometimes difficult to run the accessories (umbrellas, bags, etc.). That is why you have to learn to knit a variety of sweaters, hats, scarves, socks and other items of clothing and to bring these skills to automaticity.
In the beginning of your career knitters, you are unlikely to get a lot of money for work – most people want something unique and unusual, but that's about the remuneration of almost all forget.
Make minimal menu, stipulating clearly the complexity of the patterns and articles you do, the cost of the work (you can specify it in hours, but you can for ready-made garment).
The cost of materials for work should not make in the final price of the product. Pre-warn the client about how much threads and hardware for future dresses or sweaters. It would be better if you show the Internet their price or go shopping for yarn together with the client.
In advance discuss with the client what he wants to ultimately. If this is not done, there is the probability of ligation products.
After the knitting of the product to make sure that the clothes or toy related perfect. Despite the fact that the cost of finished products may be negligible, the client will "pick" on every little thing you will find.
Communicate with customers (including potential) politely and konfliktuete, as the manifestation of all negative emotions can put a cross on your future career knitters. Try to communicate in a friendly tone, but when agreement on the price of the product be adamant.
Very often relatives or friends want to see that you linked something for free. This is the difficulty of working with loved ones. Try to explain that every job is worth the money, otherwise most of your working time you spend on free orders.
Choose a quality thread crochet to order. If after the first wash, the product will stretch or fade, the client will blame you. With such problem you will face, even if the customer insisted on the purchase of this material.