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Fun and Easy Crochet For Our Favorite Furry Friends

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Anybody that has ever owned a pet knows that they are one of the family.  Why shouldn’t they get to experience the fun and luxury of crochet? From sweaters, toys, comfy beds and more,

Gingerbread Season Is Back!

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Autumn brings with it a lot of wonderful things, crisp weather, beautiful colors, and of course the holiday season. Yes, the time has come yet again for the plethora of family get-togethers as the

Basic Super Easy Crochet Hat Free Pattern by Maggie Weldon

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Crochet a hat for anyone using any yarn with these super easy instructions and YouTube video. Click to Watch Video   Make a hat to fit any size head and use any yarn.  Suggestion:

Crochet Puff Stitch How-To Video and Pattern by Maggie Weldon – Puff Stitch Baby Bunting

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Hi : > This is the design that got my whole crochet career started!!! – the Puff Stitch Baby Bunting. Baby buntings make a great gift for a mother-to-be or your own baby. The

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tunisian Crochet: A Unique Fusion between Knitting and Crochet

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Seeking to experiment with a new crochet style this summer? Tunisian crochet, also known as “Afghan Crochet,” or “Afghan Stitch,” is a unique fusion between knitting and crochet. There is no need to turn

Sunbonnet Sue: Inspirational Designs and History

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Sunbonnet Sue is perhaps one of the most widely recognized crochet and needlework designs. This lovely and traditional pattern is used to create the most charming dolls, clothing, quilts, and accessories, and makes the

Crochet Amigurumi; History and Fun Ideas for All Ages

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Looking to crochet unique gifts appealing to children of all ages? These amigurumi crochet stuffed toys and accessories are perfect carry-a longs for play dates, school activities, and family trips. Amigurumi is the Japanese

Crochet Jewelry

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Jewelry is one of the best ways to take an outfit from so-so to WOW! Because jewelry has such a large affect on your outfit, it is very important that you have stylish, statement

Vintage Potholders: Reds & Blues

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Vintage Potholders are sure to remind you of a simpler time.  The first all-potholder leaflets came about in 1941, complete with stitch instructions and patterns. This was a classic time before television: when the

Baby’s Day Out – Surprise Crochet Sweaters for Baby on MaggiesCrochet.com

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Babies are fascinating. They bring an absolute joy to everyone they meet. They are cute, cuddly, funny, innocent, and precious bundles growing up in a busy world. They remind us of our youth, are

Angelically easy ornaments

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During our recent involvement with the Brenner Children’s Hospital Festival of Trees we decorated a christmas tree with a plethora of handcrafted angel ornaments that were donated to us by crafters all over the

Thankful for Our Blessings

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Thank you to everyone who sent in crafted angels for the Brenner Children’s Hospital Festival of Trees! With the Thanksgiving holiday we have spent time counting our blessings, and we have a basket full