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  • Glossary of Crochet Stitches

    Glossary of Crochet Stitches

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    When you first learn how to crochet, there will be a few basic stitches that you will frequently use. You can create crochet projects of every shape and size using just these basic stitches. If you are more adventurous, though, you will go on to learn a variety of advanced stitches, most of which are ...

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  • How to Crochet: Everything you need to know

    How to Crochet: Everything you need to know

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    Prep MATERIALS CHOOSING THE RIGHT YARN CHOOSING THE RIGHT CROCHET HOOK Crochet Hooks HOW TO HOLD YOUR CROCHET HOOK PENCIL HOLD FOR CROCHET HOOK KNIFE HOLD FOR CROCHET HOOK Stitches ROUNDS VS. ROWS SLIPKNOT CHAIN SINGLE CROCHET HALF DOUBLE CROCHET DOUBLE CROCHET TREBLE CROCHET ADVANCED STITCHES Misc INCREASING AND DECREASING WORKING AROUND POSTS WORKING IN ...

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  • Where To Donate Your Handmade Crochet Items: 9 Places To Check Out

    Where To Donate Your Handmade Crochet Items: 9 Places To Check Out

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    One of the greatest joys of crochet is that you can use your hands and minimal materials to make gifts that make others smile. When you crochet for charity, you may be helping to save or significantly improve someone’s life. But where should you donate your handmade crochet items? Here are some of our favorite ...

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  • 35+ Crochet Baby Blankets to Inspire Your Crafting

    35+ Crochet Baby Blankets to Inspire Your Crafting

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    It's so wonderful to crochet baby blankets. You can play with any number of combinations of stitches and colors. You can gift them to friends, donate them to charity or use them as small lapghans in your own home. Today's roundup shares a variety of crochet baby blankets to inspire you to make your own!

  • Crochet Patterns

    Crochet Patterns

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    Crochet Patterns: Our Favorites One of the things that I do to celebrate crochet designers at all stages of their career as well as to offer something to the community of crafters is to curate collections of crochet patterns on a regular basis. Here is the roundup of those crochet pattern collections. I update this ...

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  • 7 Ways To Modify a Crochet Pattern – Our Helpful Guide

    7 Ways To Modify a Crochet Pattern – Our Helpful Guide

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    One of the best things about crochet as an art form is that you can start off with a pattern, and with subtle changes create an end product that is uniquely your own. Crochet is such a versatile craft, and I love that it offers me a chance to be creative without having to start ...

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Crochet Inspiration

  • 20 Beautiful Crochet Umbrellas and Patterns You Will Love!

    20 Beautiful Crochet Umbrellas and Patterns You Will Love!

    You are going to fall in love with these beautiful crochet umbrellas. And, if you are of a notion, we have fun easy umbrella patterns to make your own too! There is something about a crochet lace umbrella or parasol that screams “romantic”, making these umbrellas perfect for weddings and photographs. These beautiful umbrellas are ...

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  • 23 Most Beautiful Crochet Swimsuits that are Stylish and Fun

    23 Most Beautiful Crochet Swimsuits that are Stylish and Fun

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    Crochet swimsuits are making a huge splash! Not only are they beautiful but they are also unique and fun! From teeny tiny bikinis to boy shorts and one-piece suits, you have to admit they are stylish! In this collection, we have gathered a few of our very favorites that we want to share with you. ...

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  • 15 Beautiful Crochet Wedding Favors for Your Wedding Guests

    15 Beautiful Crochet Wedding Favors for Your Wedding Guests

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    When it comes to wedding favors, you want them to be beautiful, unique, and thoughtful. What can be better than gorgeous handmade crochet wedding favors?! In this collection, we are featuring a few of our very favorites. These beautiful wedding favors are perfect for not only your bridal party but also your wedding guests. It’s ...

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  • 50 of the Best Crochet Books Perfect for all Crocheters

    50 of the Best Crochet Books Perfect for all Crocheters

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    This amazing compilation is comprised of the best crochet books and is a crocheter’s delight! Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned crocheter simply looking for new inspiration, I am sure you will find something that catches your eye. Featured in the collection are books for everyone including some of the Best Crochet Pattern ...

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  • 20 Lovely Images of Needleworkers in Action for Inspiration

    20 Lovely Images of Needleworkers in Action for Inspiration

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    There are so many photos out there of lovely needleworkers in action and they are all so inspiring! I love this collection of crocheters and knitters for the simple reason they make me smile. Crocheting and knitting are long-stand crafts that have been practiced over the years and throughout the world. So, is it any ...

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  • 24 Favorite Crocheters To Follow on Instagram for Ideas

    24 Favorite Crocheters To Follow on Instagram for Ideas

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    When it comes to crochet inspiration, we just can’t seem to get enough, right? Well, we wanted to share a few of our favorite crocheters to follow on Instagram! There is so much cuteness and creativity, you will never run out of crochet ideas to try. In addition, several of these offer free patterns, so ...

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Crochet Tutorials

  • How To Crochet Fingerless Gloves

    How To Crochet Fingerless Gloves

    Who here has a yarn stash? Raise your hand. It’s a necessary part of being an avid crocheter. Chances are, you have some yarn stored away somewhere that is just itching to be used but it doesn’t really go with anything else. In any case, you are not alone. I have a stash. I admit ...

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  • How To Crochet a Pumpkin: A Beginner-Friendly Tutorial

    How To Crochet a Pumpkin: A Beginner-Friendly Tutorial

    This is a quick and easy crochet project to do. As the weather is cooling off, crocheting pumpkins are a fun way to mark the beginning of fall. This pumpkin is an amigurumi, which is the Japanese word for “crocheted/knitted stuffed toys”. Usually, making an amigurumi requires making a magic loop and working the stitches ...

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  • How To Crochet a Bee: A Beginner-Friendly Tutorial

    How To Crochet a Bee: A Beginner-Friendly Tutorial

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    Everyone will be buzzing over your new bee friend with this quick and easy amigurumi pattern! Whether you are new to the amigurumi process or a pro, you too can create a little bee orb to sit on your desk, or to squeeze when you’re stingin’ mad! Time: 2-3 hours Difficulty: Easy Materials: Yellow Yarn ...

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  • Crochet Reader

    Crochet Reader

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    Welcome to another easy peasy crochet project.  Doable for beginners using a chain and single crochet stitch. Do you remember when crochet covered “everything” of the years gone by? There were toilet paper roll covers, tissue box covers, and you can still find kitchen towels with crocheted tops that button onto your kitchen range handle. ...

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  • Just for Fun: Crochet Fruit Potholders

    Just for Fun: Crochet Fruit Potholders

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    This is a fun, easy “Lay Flat Circle” crochet pattern project that is great for beginners. Crocheting these potholders was one of my first projects as a little girl. “Lay Flat” means just that. As you are crocheting a circle, be sure the circle will lay flat on a surface. Create one or a whole ...

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  • Yarn

    Yarn

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    When you first learn how to crochet, you will discover that there is a whole language to learn about yarn. Yarn is made from different fibers, comes in different weights, and is created by numerous different companies. This page will tell you what you need to know about yarn to crochet. Yarn Weights Yarn is ...

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Crochet Patterns

  • 25 Stunning Crochet Mandala Patterns You Will Want To Make

    25 Stunning Crochet Mandala Patterns You Will Want To Make

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    If you are looking for gorgeous crochet mandala patterns then you are in the right place! In this collection, you will find several of our favorites and they are simply stunning! Each of these patterns come with clear, precise, easy-to-follow instructions to have you crocheting the day away! I would be hard put to tell ...

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  • 20 Beautiful Crochet Quilt Patterns You Will Want to Make

    20 Beautiful Crochet Quilt Patterns You Will Want to Make

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    Crochet quilts are simply beautiful, making these crochet quilt patterns a must-see! The textures, colors, and “made with love” bring them together to make an amazingly gorgeous work of art. But, have you ever wondered if is there a difference between a blanket and a quilt or are those just synonyms? HUM… Technically, a quilt ...

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  • 30 Red White and Blue Crochet Patterns for Fun Celebrations

    30 Red White and Blue Crochet Patterns for Fun Celebrations

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    If you are looking for spectacular red white and blue crochet patterns then you are in the right place! In this fabulous collection, you will find amazing patriotic blankets, afghans, placemats, coasters, clothing, and even some fun patriotic dolls! There is so much to see and something for everyone here. So, I am sure you ...

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  • 25 Beautiful Circle Crochet Patterns To Make For Your Home

    25 Beautiful Circle Crochet Patterns To Make For Your Home

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    There are so many things that you can make with circle crochet patterns. From blankets to rugs, mandalas to doilies, placemats to coasters, and so much more! In this collection, we have featured our very favorites! Whether you are looking to create a unique blanket or an interesting handmade crocheted rug, or perhaps wanting to ...

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  • 25 Popular Crochet Motif Patterns You are Sure To Love!

    25 Popular Crochet Motif Patterns You are Sure To Love!

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    If you have been searching for popular crochet motif patterns then your search is over! In this collection, we have gathered fun AND popular patterns that can be used to create beautiful designs and/or appliques. Each of the patterns come with clear, precise instructions and are easy to follow. I am loving several of these ...

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  • 20 Fun Crochet Clover Patterns Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day

    20 Fun Crochet Clover Patterns Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day

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    If you like to crochet for every holiday then get your hooks ready for these fun crochet clover patterns! We have gathered the MOST adorable patterns in this fabulous collection and they are all perfect for St. Patrick’s Day! From appliques, key chains, and coasters to cute clover pot scrubbers and fun garland, you are ...

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