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Free Pattern – How to Arm Knit a Couture Jazz Scarf

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Arm knitting, finger knitting, hand chaining…..they are all the rage in the handicraft community these days. If you haven’t tried arm knitting yet, here’s your opportunity to learn it from the best! Couture Jazz®

Free Pattern – Spangle Metal Rope Necklace

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Today’s free pattern is a little bit different in that it is not a traditional crochet project. It’s called the Spangle Metal Rope Necklace, and it is constructed using a 6-peg French Knitter. This

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.

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

Free Pattern: Enchant Eversoft Scarf

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Did you know that 77% of all crocheters have made at least one scarf? Whether you’ve made one scarf or one hundred scarves, they are always so much fun to make and to wear.

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

Free Pattern: City Life Scarf

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Have you ever tried crocheting with ladder yarn? We recently started carrying City Life yarn by Premier® and I fell in love with the colors and simple sparkle. So far I have created two

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

Free Pattern: Shell Catcher Basket

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Today’s free pattern from Premier ® is for a shell catcher basket. Not only is this a great beach bag, but it can also be used as a shopping bag or even a tote bag

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

Free Pattern: Fingerless Gloves / Texting Mitts

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Have you noticed how difficult, if not down right impossible, it is to text when you’re wearing gloves? We here at maggiescrochet.com have the perfect solution: a free pattern for fingerless gloves! Aren’t they

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

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,

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

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

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

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