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Sewing Crochet Pieces to Background – Appliqués

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Learn to sew crochet pieces to backgrounds with my how-to video and steps below! Step 1: Before sewing crochet pieces to the background, I recommend that you block or steam press the pieces to

Chainless Foundation Double Crochet How To Video by Maggie Weldon

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Hi : > Rebecca Sommers Cramer requested a video on our Facebook page for the Chainless Foundation. This one’s for you Rebecca…. Speaking of Facebook… Have you joined? Interact with over 35,000 kindred crochet

Chainless Foundation Half Double Crochet How To Video by Maggie Weldon

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Hi : > Rebecca Sommers Cramer requested a video on our Facebook page for the Chainless Foundation. This one’s for you Rebecca…. I have to admit – until I did the videos on the

Instarsia Crochet vs. Cross Stitch Crochet – Free Cross Stitch Pattern by Maggie Weldon

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Hello : > Learn to create blocks of color and colored images on crochet pieces using two crochet techniques; Instarsia Crochet and Cross StitchCcrochet. These techniques are quite different from one another in how

Interview: Clothilde Menendez – Craftbegonia

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  Do you crochet and knit – one or the other or both? I crochet and I knit but I prefer crocheting by far. I’m fast at crocheting and can make my own designs,

Shell Crochet Stitch Pattern & Video:Change Color Every Row Pattern by Maggie Weldon

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Simple Shell – Alternating 2 Colors Every Row In the video – links below – I show you how to change yarn colors every row without having to break the ends with every color

Chainless Foundation Single Crochet How To Video by Maggie Weldon

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Hi : > Rebecca Sommers Cramer requested a video on our Facebook page for the Chainless Foundation. This one’s for you Rebecca…. I have to admit – until I did the videos on the

Basket Weave Stitch Cowl Neck Warmer – Free Crochet Pattern by Maggie Weldon

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Last month I showed you how to do the Basket Weave Stitch in a YouTube video. Now that you’ve got the basics of the stitch down, it’s time to practice this stitch with our

Changing Colors: Crochet How-To Part 2

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In part 2 of our changing colors tutorial, we are going to cover how you can use a variety of colors in your project and give a few tips and tricks to make the

Interview: Annette Petavy

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Do you crochet and knit – one or the other or both? I both crochet and knit. This is actually very common in Europe – if you know how to do one of these

Crochet Comparison: Which Hook Set Wore It Better?

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Watch Maggie’s video comparison of the Tulip Etimo Rose hook Set and the Amour Hook Set. This video was requested by Chris Bordner, one of our customers, if you would like to request a

Changing Colors: Crochet How-To

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Having trouble adding a different color to your crochet project? Maggie has created a step by step tutorial on how easy it can be to change the color yarn on your work. The steps

Steam Pressing Crochet

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There are a few ways to block your crochet pieces and steam pressing is one of them. One of the best crocheters that ever worked for me, Dorothy Warren from Michigan taught me the

Check Stitch – Step by Step with Maggie Weldon

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There are many variations of the crochet check stitch. Check stitches are created using everything from single crochet stitches to taller double and triple crochet stitches. The width and the height of the boxes

Vintage Crochet Lace Doilies – Wall Art

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A while ago I saw, a crochet room divider on the apartment therapy website. The divider was crocheted using a heavy jute type rope and a large crochet hook. When I saw this I

Turning Chain

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The turning chain is a crochet step to keep your work even on the sides since crochet stitches vary in height. Making one to five chain stitches before turning the row accommodates the height