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Earth Rug Crochet Challenge Sponsored by Maggie’s Crochet and Premier Yarns

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Enter the Earth Rug Crochet Challenge by April 1, 2014 11:59PM EST. Please join me in our next Crochet Challenge sponsored by Maggie’s Crochet and Premier® Yarns. To join the fun, crochet a rug

Home Cotton Flower Dishcloth

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Dishcloths are a favorite project for many crocheters. There are several good reasons for this. One, dishcloths can be very easy projects, making them great for beginning crocheters. Also, dishcloths can be completed in

How to Crochet a T-shirt Rug

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We all know that crochet is great for home decor projects. Many of us grew up with Moms or Grandmothers who crocheted kitchen rugs out of scraps or feed sacks, fabrics that were durable

Couture Jazz Arm-Knit Afghan

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Couture Jazz® is a super bulky weight netting yarn that is perfect for making accessories to keep you warm. So, why not go for the ultimate in warmth and cuddly softness and arm-knit an

Bouquet of Roses

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Everyone loves roses, and nothing makes you feel special like receiving a gift of roses. Wouldn’t it be great to give a gift of roses that will last? With this Bouquet of Roses crochet

Starbella Strata Home Decor

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There are so many things you can do with Premier® Starbella® StrataTM, it’s hard to know where to start! With its unique knitted tube design, Strata is so versatile! We’ve already shown you several

Serenity Chunky Arm Knit Afghan

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  Premier® Deborah Norville Serenity® Chunky yarns make this arm knit afghan super quick and easy, as well as super soft. This afghan is made using 4 strands of yarn at one time, making

Home Cotton Kitchen Towel

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This Kitchen Towel is a perfect project for beginning crocheters. It is worked in Home Cotton® by Premier Yarns, a perfect yarn for making kitchen accessories. Home Cotton is 85% cotton and 15% polyester,

Starbella Popover Pillow

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    Take the best of easy crochet – bulky weight yarn, a large hook, and single crochets – and add the excitement of ruffling yarn, add them together, and what do you get?

Free Pattern – Pebbly Stripe Dishcloth

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As part of our 2014 Valentine’s Week Celebration at www.maggiescrochet.com, we’ve been sharing some of our favorite free crochet patterns worked in Valentine’s colors. This Pebbly Striped dishcloth is beautiful worked in pink and

Free Pattern: Heart Trinkets

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It’s Valentine’s Week at Maggie’s Crochet! These Ever Soft Heart Trinkets will make the perfect decoration for celebrating the day of love, or any other day! They are crocheted using Premier® Ever Soft®, a

Free Pattern – Reading Ripple Afghan

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One of my favorite things to do during the winter is to curl up with a good book and a cuddly soft afghan. This afghan pattern is called Reading Ripple. It has a beautiful

New Year’s Project Ideas

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As if we need an excuse to start a new project….HA! But, with the new year comes new opportunities to embark on some new crochet projects. Chances are you got some exciting news over

Vintage Potholders – Retro Kitchen

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A retro kitchen uses the style of the 1950’s with vintage and replica accessories to complete the space. There were three main color schemes that were popular during the 50’s: pastel, modern and Scandinavian.

Free Pattern – Merry Wine Gift Bag

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Every holiday season I’m invited to several parties and get-togethers, and I hate to arrive empty-handed. A bottle of wine is always a nice gift to bring with you to a party, and our

Christmas Tree Dishcloth – Part 4

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We’re almost finished with our Christmas Tree dishcloth. All that’s left to do is to add the white border. It looks a bit like snow, doesn’t it? Video Tutorial for Right-handed Crocheters Video Tutorial

Christmas Tree Dishcloth – Part 3

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It’s time for part 3 of our lesson on making the Christmas Tree Dishcloth. At the end of the second video, we had finished making the second triangle for our tree. Guess what happens

Christmas Stocking Mini Challenge Sponsored by Premier Yarn and Maggie’s Crochet

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Enter the Christmas Stocking Crochet Mini Challenge by December 23, 2013 Please join me in our first Mini Crochet Challenge sponsored by Premier® Yarns. To join the fun, crochet our Christmas Stocking using our

Christmas Tree Dishcloth – Part 2

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If you with us for the first video in the Christmas Tree dishcloth tutorial, you know we ended up here. Ready for Part 2 on how to make the Christmas Tree dishcloth? Then grab

Christmas Gifts for Crochet People

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Do you have a crochet person on your holiday shopping list? Wouldn’t it be great to give them something special that they can use in their favorite pastime? Or maybe you’re looking for something

Happy Thanksgivukkah!

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 It’s here…the Challahday season. Wait….what? For the first time since 1888, Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah fall on the same day, an occurrence so rare that some people predict it will not

Christmas Tree Dishcloth – Part 1

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   This is part 1 of 4 videos for making the crochet Christmas Tree dishcloth. For this design you will need worsted weight cotton yarn and a corresponding crochet hook. I recommend that you

Collecting Vintage Crochet Potholders

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Potholders are available in many colors and shapes which give them an appeal for decorating kitchens, but they also serve a practical purpose while cooking. When you are talking about vintage crochet potholders, the

Blooming Granny Square Challenge And Exciting Things!

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After many hours of trying to figure out how to crochet a scarf with netting yarn and watching every crochet ruffled scarf video on YouTube I didn’t get it. A friend showed me how

Crochet at Home

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The new book Crochet at Home introduces 25 new at-home crochet projects. It gives you easy-to-follow instructions for the crochet techniques. For all you crochet lovers who prefer to DIY, Crochet at Home has the

Uses for Vintage Potholders

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Vintage crochet potholders have a practical and beautiful purpose in the home kitchen. The vintage designs are far from the traditional square potholders sold in big box stores, but they still can be used

Flower Embellished Vintage Crochet Potholders

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Collectable vintage potholders have many designs, with one popular style being floral prints or dimensional flowers sent in the center of the piece. These attractive potholders were embellished with a variety of flower types,