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Maggie’s Amazing Afghans

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It’s time we put a spotlight on the heart of crochet: afghans. Summertime means displaying our cutest warm-weather afghans. The whole family will love them- the kids included! Brighten your home and check these

Interview: Andrea Lyn Van Benschoten

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Do you crochet and knit – one or the other or both? I do know how to knit, but I don’t knit often. I mainly crochet. I also spin my own yarn, as well

Touching the Lives of Those in Need-Crocheting for Charity

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All of us know that crocheting is an enjoyable hobby, but when used to benefit our community, it can be used to create life-changing gifts. Crocheting for charities is a truly unique and rewarding

Learn the Royal Ridge Stitch with Maggie

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This crochet stitch looks like it would be difficult, but it is an extremely easy stitch to crochet. This is a great stitch for a beginner crocheter. With very little experience crocheting you should

Learn Basket Weave Stitches with Maggie

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The Basket Weave stitch has many variations. The variations include different numbers of raised double crochet stitches and different sizes of blocks. Different variations may also include the use of different stitches like the

Crochet T-shirt Dresses for Little Ones and their Friends

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This summer we are releasing our newest edition to the American Girl collection with our festive t-shirt dresses. No outfit is complete without her matching purse and sun hat. These stylish dresses come in

Artist Spotlight: Nathan Vincent

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Nathan Vincent, a full-time artist living in New York, has wowed us with his incredible and life-like designs. He uses crochet unlike anyone we’ve seen before- by crocheting sculptures! Crochet seems like an unlikely

Crochet Hanging Vase – Easy Pattern How To Video and Pattern

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Click the photo for video tutorial with Maggie Weldon and subscribe to her youtube channel for video updates when other tutorials are posted. Click the photo for a left handed video tutorial with Maggie

Crochet Ruffle Stitch Single – Learn How To with Maggie Weldon

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The Ruffle Stitch is worked in one stitch and there are two variations – Single Ruffle Stitch and Double Ruffle Stitch. This post will feature the Single Ruffle Stitch and a video tutorial from

Crochet Ruffle Stitch Double – Learn How To with Maggie Weldon

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There are two versions of the Ruffle Stitch – Single Ruffle Stitch & Double Ruffle Stitch. Both stitches are worked in one stitch. This post will feature the Double Ruffle Stitch and a video

Independence Day Crochet

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Independence day is quickly making its way here, an you know what that means! Patriotic wear sporting red, white and blue are going to be everywhere. We’ve prepared for this by putting together our

Crochet Roosters: Past and Present

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Roosters have been a tradition in many kitchens around the U.S. because of the superstition that they bring good luck. Others place them in the home to make their homes warm, comfortable and inviting,

Crochet Patterns for the Wise

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Owls: beloved animals, and cute additions to our crochet collection. Everyone here loves the crochet critters, so this week we’re showing off our best owl products. Any of them would be a great gift

Baby Summer Styles

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If you have a special little one in your life, crochet baby and toddler clothes and accessories can make rewarding projects and adorable gifts. Baby crochet items are are a joy to create, and