crocheting in the round hats class Win a Free Craftsy Crochet Class: Crocheting in the Round Hats Class with Stacey Trock

Last month I was thrilled to be able to give away a free Craftsy crochet class on joining crochet motifs. I’m even more thrilled to have another crochet class giveaway for you again this month! This time you can enter to win Stacey Trock’s Craftsy class: Crocheting in the Round: Mix and Match Hats. In this class, you’ll not only learn how to crochet hats in the round but will also learn to design your own crochet hat. This class is normally $19.99 but it’s free if you win it from my blog this week!

Enter now to win this free crochet class.

About the Crochet Class

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If you follow all of the lessons in this crochet class then at the end you’ll be able to make a variety of crochet hats including a beanie, a cloche hat, an earflap hat and a beret. You’ll also learn all about how to embellish those crochet hats so that you can create a range of different designs with the same basic crochet skills. Craftsy classes are go-at-your-own pace classes so you can take your time to learn everything. However, they are also community-based classes so you can connect with your instructor and other people who have taken the class if you have questions or just want to share projects.

What Else You’ll Learn

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How to Crochet a Granny Rectangle

by Kathryn on September 23, 2014 · 0 comments

in Crochet Tutorials

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I love making large crochet granny square blankets. However, at some point, I have to elongate two opposing sides of the blanket to make it a rectangle since beds are obviously rectangular and so are most blankets. So why not start with a granny rectangle to begin with. Here is the tutorial for how to make a granny rectangle.

Step One:

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Crochet a foundation chain of 12 stitches.

Step Two:

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Review of Crochet Art by Joana Vasconcelos

by Kathryn on September 22, 2014 · 0 comments

in Crochet Art

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Joana Vasconcelos is one of the most celebrated crochet artists that I’ve written about, and written about often! I wanted to honor her great efforts with a look back at the great works she’s done.

About Crochet Artist Joana Vasconcelos

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Joana Vasconcelos is a mixed media artist who works with crochet, other fibers and additional materials. Her work tends to be large scale work. It has been displayed widely all around the world and she has received a lot of great recognition. This is great not only for her but also as a celebration of our craft as art.

Knot After Knot

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100+ Inspiring Crochet Photos This Week on Instagram

instagram crochet September 21, 2014

Sundays on Crochet Concupiscence are when we celebrate the best crochet on Instagram.

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Link Love for Best Crochet Patterns, Ideas and News

Crochet Link Love September 20, 2014

Link love is my way of giving back to the crochet community by highlighting the great work out there each week from crochet bloggers, designers, artists and more. Here are this week’s links …

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Tunisian Crochet Design, a Guest Post from Sharon Silverman

Crochet Books September 19, 2014

Sharon Silverman has a new book out, Tunisian Crochet for Baby, and I’m thrilled to be a stop on its blog tour. She’s dropping by today with a guest post to tell us all a little bit more about designing with Tunisian crochet.

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Crochet Keeps Saving My Life (Knit Edge Article)

My crochet work September 19, 2014

I was honored to have an article in this issue, not just because it’s a great magazine but because it was agreat follow-up to the article they published about me in their inaugural issue.

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