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Alpaca Flower Dance Shawl

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Isn’t this shawl beautiful? We think so. It is called Alpaca Flower Dance Shawl (pattern here) and is made with Alpaca Dance® yarn from Premier. This shawl displays a beautiful medley of colors to

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

Hand Chaining

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Think back to the days when you were first learning how to crochet. Do you remember the very first thing you learned? More than likely it was how to properly hold a crochet hook.

Experimenting with Crocheting a Coral Reef

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The first thought that comes to mind after viewing the beautiful crochet coral reefs is “How can I make my own coral reef?” The Crochet Coral Reef (CCR) project uses the method of hyperbolic

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

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

Hyperbolic Crochet and the History of the Crochet Coral Reef Project

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Hyperbolic crochet is a technique discovered in 1997 by Dr. Daina Taimina, a mathematician from Cornell University in New York. This technique inspired two sisters to explore the world of coral reefs using crochet

The Classic Granny Square

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The granny square is a timeless classic maneuver of crocheting. Perhaps the reason it’s used so often is because it’s so versatile- you can crochet almost anything using the granny square, and don’t think

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

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

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

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

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

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