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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

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

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

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

Crochet Hanging Vase – Easy Pattern How To Video and Pattern

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Click the photo for video tutorial with Maggie Weldon and subscribe to her youtube channel for video updates when other tutorials are posted. Click the photo for a left handed video tutorial with Maggie

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

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

Coral Reefs made by Crocheting!

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Words cannot describe how amazed I am by these unbelievable crochet Projects! While perusing the internet for ideas about cool crochet projects , I came across the words “Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef”. So, of

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

Staff Favorite: Miranda’s Super Cute Crochet Sock Animals

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Being a fairly new team member at Maggie’s Crochet Needle Works and Crafts, I have not had as much exposure to the items as my fellow coworkers so I had not chosen my favorite

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