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Jun 17, 2019

Crochet Swifter Duster

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 100 % cotton yarn was used for the project Foundation Row: chain 61 Row 1 - 18: single crochet across row or until project

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Jun 14, 2019

Crunchy Stitch Crochet Dishcloth

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn was used for the project This stitch is created with multiples of 2 + 1 Foundation Row: chain 31 Row

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Jun 12, 2019

Fancy Box Crochet Dishcloth

This stitch is worked in multiples of 8 plus 1 Foundation Row: chain 41 Row 1: single crochet across row and turn work Row 2: * chain 5 skip 4 spaces

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Jun 11, 2019

Knitted Swifer Cover

4.5 mm knitting needles Weight: 4 100 % cotton yarn was used for this project Foundation Row: Cast on 64 stitches Row 1: knit 12 purl 1 knit 40 purl

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Jun 07, 2019

Mosaic Granny Square Dishcloth

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 Foundation row: chain 4 Row 1: 2 double crochet in 4th chain from hook, * chain 2 (3 double crochet in the same chain as

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Jun 05, 2019

Tulip Produce Bag

4.5 mm hook Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: double crochet on both sides of the foundation chain with three double crochets in each corner

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Jun 03, 2019

Drunken Granny Stitch Market Bag

Hook size: 4.5 mm Foundation Row: chain 30 Row 1: chain 3(this counts as first double crochet)double crochet into the same space 3 more times into the

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May 31, 2019

Produce Bag in Drunken Granny Stitch

Hook size 4.5 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 25 Row 1: chain 3( this counts as first double crochet) double crochet 3 more times into the first

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May 29, 2019

Double Crochet Mesh Produce Bag

4.5 mm hook Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn was used for the project Foundation Row: chain 24 Row 1: skip first four chains in the foundation row * (This

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May 27, 2019

Crocheted Pencil Case

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 24 Row 1: single crochet on both sides of the foundation row with three single crochets in the corners.

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May 24, 2019

Blue Carrying Bag

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn was used for this project. Foundation Row: chain 12 Row 1 - 7: work in continuous circle until project

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May 22, 2019

Textured Single, Half Double Crochet and Double Crochet Dishcloth

4.5 mm hook 100 % cotton yarn Foundation Row: chain 32 Row 1: In second chain from hook work 1 single crochet In each stitch across row. Chain 1 and

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May 20, 2019

V Stitch Dishcloth

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight 4. 100 % cotton yarn was used for the project Foundation Row: chain 30 Row 1: Into the forth chain from hook double crochet

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May 17, 2019

Textured Single and Double Crochet Dishcloth

Hook size: 4.5 mm 100 % cotton yarn Foundation Row: chain 31 Row 1: in the second chain from hook * single crochet, into next stitch double crochet

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May 15, 2019

Round Dishcloth

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn was used for this project as it is a dishcloth Foundation Row: chain 4 and join with a slip stitch Row

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May 14, 2019

Jacob's Ladder Dishcloth

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn was used for the project as it is to use in the kitchen. Foundation Row: chain 29 Row 1: (RS) double crochet

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May 10, 2019

Textured Rug Stitch Dishcloth

Hook size: 6.00 mm Weight: 4 100 % cotton yarn was used for the project as it is to use in the kitchen Foundation Row: chain 22 Row 1: single crochet

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May 08, 2019

Criss Cross Stitch Dishcloth

Hook size: 6.00 mm Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn was used for this project as it is to use in the kitchen Foundation Row: chain 29 Row 1:( wrong side

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May 06, 2019

Simple Leafy Houseplant

Make as many leaves as desired. Hook size: 4 mm Weight: 4 Large Leaf Foundation Row: chain 26 Single crochet first 2 stitches then double crochet

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May 03, 2019

Hanging Crochet Succulent

Hook size: 1.5 mm Weight: 1 100% cotton yarn was used Chain at least 12 and add 3 extra chains for first double crochet. Work 2 double crochet into

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May 01, 2019

Crochet Succulent

Make this crochet succulent - hook size: 1.75 mm Weight: 1 Foundation Row: chain 4 and join with a slip stitch Row 1-5: work 3 double crochet into

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Apr 29, 2019

Purple Succulent

Crochet this cute 'succulent' for your collection; Hook: 2.00 mm Weight: 1 100 % cotton yarn was used for this project Key Ch- chain Sc- single

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Apr 26, 2019

Prickly Pear Cactus

Hook size: 2.00 mm Weight: 1 cotton Key Sc - single crochet Ch- chain Sc2tog- single crochet 2 together Sl st- slip stitch Hdc- half double crochet

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Apr 24, 2019

Small Classic Cactus

Make this totally cute little classic cactus - in crochet! Key Hdc: half double crochet Ws: wrong side Rs: right side Ch: chain Yoh: yarn over hook

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Apr 22, 2019

Checkered Double Crochet Stitch Purse

Hook size 4.5 mm Weight: 4 cotton yarn Foundation Row: chain 26 Row 1: single crochet around both sides of the foundation chain join with a slip stitch

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Apr 19, 2019

Easter Egg Grab Bag

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 15 Row 1: single crochet around both sides of foundation row with three single crochets in each corner

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Apr 17, 2019

Easter Chick Grab Bag

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: single crochet around both sides of the foundation row with three single crochets in each

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Apr 15, 2019

Easter Bunny Grab Bag

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: single crochet around both sides of the foundation row with three single crochets in the

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Apr 12, 2019

Easter Hacky Sack

This is a fun addition to any Easter Hunt! Quick to make and uses up scraps. Hook size: 2.5 mm Weight: 4 Cotton yarn was used for project shown.

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Apr 10, 2019

Easter cotton Necklace

These necklaces can be done in any color or combination to create a lovely spring presentation. Hook size: 2.00 mm Weight: 1 Chain 20, yarn over insert

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Apr 08, 2019

Easter Basket

This is a nice basket for children to use for Easter egg hunting! Hook size 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 3 Row 1: insert hook into third

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Apr 05, 2019

Easter Bouquet Toilet Paper Holder

Flower (make 7) Foundation Row: chain 4 and join with a slip stitch Row 1: * chain 3, slip stitch into loop* three times for a total of 4 Chain 3 loops.

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Apr 03, 2019

Easter Chick Dishcloth

Hook size 4.5 mm Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn is used for this project as it will be used in the kitchen. Dishcloth Foundation Row: chain 33 Row 1: double

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Apr 01, 2019

Easter Egg Applique Dishcloth

Hook 4.5 mm Weight: 4 100 % cotton yarn was used for this project Foundation row: chain 33 Row 1: double crochet in third chain from hook and in every

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Mar 29, 2019

Machine Knit Easter Egg Dishcloth

Tension: 4 Weight:4 100 % cotton was used for this project Cast on 12 stitches Increase 1 stitch each row for 10 rows Knit 20 rows Decrease 1 stitch

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Mar 27, 2019

Mesh Market Bag

Hook size: 4.5 mm Yarn weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 35 Row 1: single crochet on both sides of the foundation row and put 3 single crochets in the

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Mar 25, 2019

Crocheted Toilet Paper Cover

Toilet Paper Cover; Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 4 and join with a slip stitch. This creates a ring Row 1: double crochet 8 times

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Mar 22, 2019

Scrap Blanket on the knitting machine

This blanket can be done by hand or with the knitting machine. If hand knit 4.5 mm needles. A combination of various weights of yarn was used for the

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Mar 20, 2019

Crossed Shell Granny Square Dishcloth

This would also be a great pattern to use for an afghan. 4.5 mm hook Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn was used as it is intended for use in the kitchen

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Mar 18, 2019

Parquet Stitch Dishcloth

This stitch is a very versatile one and lends itself to many projects. Hook size 4.5 mm Yarn used: 100% cotton yarn was used for this project as it is

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Mar 15, 2019

St. Patrick's Day Dishcloth Crochet

Dishcloth Pattern with shamrock Hook size: 4.5 mm Yarn used: 100% cotton yarn weight:4 Foundation Row: chain 33 Row 1: double crochet in third chain

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Mar 13, 2019

Red Shawl

4.5 mm knitting needles or knitting machine Weight: 4 Tension on knitting machine: 6 Foundation Row: cast on 100 stitches Row 1: knit across row Row

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Mar 11, 2019

Beige Shawl

This shawl is nice to throw over your shoulders for a cool evening or as a cozy addition to your winter wardrobe. Hook size: 6mm Weight: 4 Foundation

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Mar 08, 2019

Mabel Doily

This doily was named after the grandlady who taught many people to love crochet. She has been gone for many years but her spirit and laughter remain and

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Mar 01, 2019

3 different mesh stitches

This trio of stitches is created by skipping stitches in a square pattern, creating a more open fabric. This trio of stitches are quick and fun to create

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Feb 27, 2019

Hyperbolic Crochet Bath Scrubbie

Hyperbolic Bath Scrubbie; This is a fun project to create. This project is best suited to 100% cotton yarn as it will be regularly wet. This project

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Feb 25, 2019

Variation of the Hatch Stitch

Project shown is a bag. This stitch is fun and quick to do. Project was created to 4.5 mm Yarn weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 30 Project shown is

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Feb 22, 2019

Crocodile Stitch

This is a crochet stitch with many names. It is also known as crocodile tears, scales stitch and mermaid stitch to name a few. The crocodile stitch

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Feb 21, 2019

Needlework Videos. Crochet and Knitting Guide.

Needlework videos. All you need to know to start your own knitting or crocheting projects. For the visual learners.

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