Some time ago, I happened across a style of crochet I had never heard of before called Bavarian crochet. Legend has it that a mother and daughter of Bavarian descent created it, but no one knows for sure. In any case, it is a lovely textured stitch pattern. My example shows it worked in rows, but traditionally it is worked in the round. The resulting fabric is textured and thick, yet still drapes really well. It’s perfect for all your fall projects!
Why would you want to crochet over flip flops? It’s a good way to jazz up an old pair of flip flops that have become boring to you, and it’s a great way to take a cheap pair of flip flops and make them look upscale and unique for just a few extra dollars.
This fabric segment features a plaid design, yet it is entirely crocheted. I used woven crochet techniques to create the design. Here’s the how-to. Don’t worry — it’s easy!