Mosaic Crochet vs Mosaic Knitting: I have already talked about Mosaic Knitting Basics and then, What is Mosaic Crochet? (or what it isn’t). So before I move on to talk about how to mosaic crochet, let’s have a quick look at the differences between Mosaic Knitting and Mosaic Crochet.
This is the Barbara Walker Mosaic Knitting Chart I worked off.
You can immediately see that, given the same yarn and Mosaic Chart pattern, the Mosaic Crochet produces a substantially larger piece than with Mosaic Knitting.
Summary of Differences: Mosaic Knitting vs Mosaic Crochet
- Smaller size
- softer, more drapeable
- suitable for sweaters, jumpers, afghans
- less defined pattern
- easier to work off chart
- WS (wrong side) looks like, well .. the wrong side!
- Larger size
- stiffer, stronger
- suitable for jackets, coats, bags
- more defined pattern
- needs more concentration to work off charts
- WS looks enough neat enough to give you a reversible fabric
So there you go. A quick overview of the differences between Mosaic Knitting vs Mosaic Crochet. Hope you found that useful.
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