An important part of the Balkan culture is its ethno heritage, the rich and unique tradition of countries that is reflected in the customs and values that are characteristic ones for this region only.
Ancient customs, rituals and beliefs still live in the Balkans today, especially in smaller and rural areas.
Some traditions have never vanished and many are special features of the Balkan countries.
National instruments, games, costumes, old crafts, legends, myths and customs protect the tradition from oblivion, and if you want to get to know the spirit of the people, it is best to start from a rich ethnic heritage.
Today we present the first in a series of galleries of the ethno motives of the Balkans.
Crochet Waffle Stitch is the stitch of the week. This stitch is beautiful in a single color yarn. But, it when worked in rows of graduating colors, or in alternating colors, it really comes it to it’s own as a visual masterpiece.
Get ready to learn something new and try it out with the Waffle Stitch Crochet Pattern. The waffle stitch is great to have in your arsenal of different stitches. It has a beautiful texture and is great for a granny square pattern or even a crochet dishcloth.
You’ll get to try out your newly learned crochet stitch by crocheting a square pattern with it. You’ll be a pro at the waffle stitch in no time with this excellent crochet waffle stitch tutorial. Then, once you’ve learned it, you can make more squares or an entire unique afghan.
When it comes to crochet baby blanket pattern, you don’t need to go over the top to create a classic blanket. Just let this Baby Blue Waffle-ghan show you. With one simple color, you’ll crochet an easy crochet baby blanket full of texture. With a waffle-like appearance, this pattern immediately becomes timeless. Pick a color for the gender or to match the nursery and you’re ready to go. Create a future heirloom with this simple pattern.
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
Bernat® Baby Coordinates (140 g / 5 oz; 355 m / 388 yds) 48128 Soft Blue 4 balls
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Measurement: Approx 36 x 45 ins [91.5 x 114.5 cm].
Gauge: 13 sts and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pattern.