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Feb 20, 2019

Wave Length Stitch Dishcloth

Wave Length Stitch Dishcloth - 4.5mm hook, 100% cotton yarn is used for this project 3 different colors were used Foundation Row: chain 30 ( stitch ├Čis

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Feb 19, 2019

Raglan Sleeves -Trivia which make a difference.

Raglan sleeves are very popular in knitting, especially a top-down raglan - a flexible design with absolutely no seaming and pattern...

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Feb 18, 2019

Drunken Granny Stitch - a gorgeous crochet stitch with a funny name

A gorgeous crochet stitch with a funny name - Drunken Granny Stitch...

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Feb 14, 2019

Knitting Garter Stitch - casting on, knitting this most basic stitch

How to Knit Garter Stitch - the stitch that begins it all...

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Feb 12, 2019

Crochet Videos; How to crochet basic crochet stitches.

Crochet videos for the majority of crafters who are the visual learners - watch and learn crocheting...

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Feb 08, 2019

Dishcloth with heart shaped scrubbie in the corner

Dish Cloth with Heart Shaped Scrubbie in the Corner; Hook 4.5 mm 100% cotton with scrubbie yarn for the heart. Foundation Row: chain 33 Row 1: Double

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Feb 06, 2019

Granny Square Heart

Make this Granny Square Heart with 3.5 mm hook and 100 % cotton yarn key

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Feb 02, 2019

Double Heart Bookmark

Double Heart Bookmark Make 2 hearts 5.5 mm hook Weight: 4 Heart pattern Chain 3 insert hook into third chain from the hook and work 3 treble stitches

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Jan 31, 2019

Drunken Granny Stitch Scarf

Make this Drunken Granny Stitch Scarf from any kind of yarn; 4.5 mm hook (Use the hook recommended for the type of yarn used.) Stitch is made with

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Jan 31, 2019

Knitted Scarf Pattern

Knitted Scarf Pattern - how to knit a scarf - scarf knitting instructions you can follow to knit a classical cable scarf

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Jan 30, 2019

Knitted Ladies Mitts with 2 knitting needles

Make these Two Needle Ladies Mitts using knitting needle size 4.5 mm and 2.5 mm. Weight: 4 Cast on 40 stitches with 2.5 mm knitting needles Work in knit

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Jan 25, 2019

Crochet Heating Pad Cover in the Moss Stitch

This Heating Pad Cover is another version of the versatile moss stitch. This stitch is worked in a multiple of two Hook size: 3.5 mm This project was

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Jan 23, 2019

Moss Stitch Dish cloth

Moss Stitch Dish Cloth; This stitch is a multiple of 2 Hook size used 5.75 100 % cotton This is a very easy stitch and lends itself to a great many applications

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Jan 21, 2019

Raised Shell Stitch Pattern Dish cloth

Raised Shell Stitch Pattern Dish Cloth Use hook size 4.5 mm and 100 % cotton yarn. Foundation Row Chain 26 Row 1 single crochet in 2nd chain from hook,

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Jan 14, 2019

V-Stitch Square Dishcloth

V-Stitch Crochet Dish Cloth; I used 100 % cotton yarn Hook size 4.5 mm V stitch v-st = double crochet,1 chain,double crochet Foundation Row chain 4

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Jan 11, 2019

Puff Shell Stitch Pattern Dishcloth

Make this Puff Shell Stitch Dish Cloth with 100 % cotton yarn - Hook size 4.5 Foundation Row chain 34 Row 1 with right side facing, 2 double crochet

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Jan 09, 2019

Wattle Stitch dish cloth

This is a fun and quick stitch for many different projects. 100% cotton yarn is used for project shown. Hook size 4.5 mm Multiple of 3 + 2 Foundation

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Jan 07, 2019

Simple Crochet Rug

This project was worked with three stands of worsted weight(4) yarn. Foundation Row: chain 30 with 10 mm hook The rest of the project is worked with a

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Jan 05, 2019

Crochet Dress for Girl - Pattern and Description.

Make this Crochet Dress for a little girl - follow the step-by-step instructions - Crochet baby dress pattern...

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Jan 03, 2019

Choose your free crochet patterns in charts.

The library of free crochet patterns in charts. Perhaps there are more of them than you can manage. Do you really need that many?

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Jan 02, 2019

Crochet Earrings

This pattern is great for using up scraps, or to coordinate with an outfit. They are very quick to finish. Hook size 2.00 mm 100% cotton yarn is used

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Dec 31, 2018

Crochet Necklace with beads

This is a very easy necklace to start making jewelry with the only stitch is the chain stitch. Hook size 2.00 mm 100% cotton yarn is used for this project

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Dec 28, 2018

Brick Stitch in Crochet

This Brick Stitch pattern was created with multiple colors in row 2 This would be a great stitch for scarves, afghans, hats, baby blankets, these are

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Dec 27, 2018

Cluster Stitch - Video Tutorial

Cluster stitch is a crochet classic - it is easy to make and has endless possibilities to be combined with other stitches to form new patterns

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Dec 26, 2018

Crochet Can Cozy

Scraps are a great resource to use for this project as it doesn't take very much yarn to complete the cozy. 100% cotton is used for this project Weight

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Dec 24, 2018

Knitted Baby Slipper

Easy to make Knitted Baby Slippers; Cast on 23 stitches Row 1 knit 7 purl 1 knit 7 purl 1 knit 7 Row 2 knit across Repeat these 2 rows 9 times Row 3 knit

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Dec 21, 2018

Knitted Slipper

Pattern was created using 4.5 mm knitting needles. Use 2 strands of 100% acrylic yarn. The slippers will be firmer and they will wear much better than

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Dec 19, 2018

Knitted Cotton Dishcloth

These dishcloths are quick and easy to work up. They make great hostess gifts. Knitting needle size 4.5 mm The larger the needle size used the larger

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Dec 17, 2018

Crochet Hair Elastic

These are very quick to make and are great for last minute gifts. A group of three or four make a nice hostess gift. They can also be used as wine

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Dec 14, 2018

Christmas Granny Square Ornament

Make three basic granny squares. Single crochet around edge of each square. Sew the squares together on end. Add a chain of 15 or longer to the top of

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Dec 12, 2018

Basic Granny Square

Row 1 chain 4 Join with a slip stitch Row 2 chain 3 ( this counts as the first double crochet) , 2 double crochet* 3 double crochet into the ring chain

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Dec 10, 2018

Crochet Butterfly

Can use any size of hook desired. The larger the hook the larger the butterfly will be. Any kind of yarn can be used for this project. Row 1 With your

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Dec 07, 2018

Twisted Stitch is not Always an Error.

Twisted Stitch does a good job when you know how to use it properly. Find out how to get rig of holes along the raglan lines of a seamless sweater.

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Dec 07, 2018

Crochet Curly Ribbon

Chain at least 12 and add 3 chains for the first double crochet. Double crochet 3 times in each of the chains to make the twist. Double crochet twice

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Dec 05, 2018

How to Knit. Basic Techniques and Video Tutorials.

How to knit basic knitting stitches? The best way to learn to knit them is the set of comprehensive videos.

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Dec 05, 2018

Knitting Books - must have or read

A lot of knitting books to choose from - which one will become the most helpful and useful for you? Compare opinions and make your own decision...

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Dec 05, 2018

Knit Hat

With 3.5 mm circular knitting needles cast on 80 stitches. Work in a knit 1 purl 1 stitch until back at the beginning of row and join together on the

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Dec 03, 2018

Crochet Coaster

The project is perfect for using up odds and ends left over from other projects - mix and match colors of similar weight yarn. This example is made with

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Nov 29, 2018

Crochet Scrubbie

This is a scrubbie made with tulle fabric. Hook size 7 mm The size of the hook you chose will determine the size of your finished project. The larger

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Nov 29, 2018

The Knit Stitch. Two Methods of Knitting.

The knit stitch is one of the two major stitches in knitting. Quality of knitting fabric depends whether you use front or back loop for knitting it.

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Nov 29, 2018

Bullion Stitch or Roll Stitch

Bullion stitch looks very decorative, but requires a lot of practice - A few practical tips and videos to make your learning curve easier...

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Nov 27, 2018

crochet can cozy

Crochet Can Cozy

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Nov 26, 2018

Easy Scarf Pattern. How to Knit a Scarf.

Garter stitch easy scarf pattern. You have to know ONE knit stitch only to follow this free scarf pattern. Find out how to knit a scarf which attracts attention.

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Nov 20, 2018

Knit and Crochet Projects - your design, your skills, your patterns

Your Design, Your Skills, Your Patterns - Knit and Crochet Projects

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Nov 04, 2018

Crocheting Basics. How to calculate the correct size of a sweater

To know crocheting basics means that you are ready to start a serious project. Find out how to calculate the correct size of any crochet or knit project.

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Aug 27, 2018

How to Design Motif Pattern.

Designing of motif pattern is a creative process. It means that you have to get rid of stereotypes and don't need any one's pattern to follow it.

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Aug 14, 2018

How to Crochet a Doily from Motifs.

If you crochet a doily using motifs, some extra work is necessary to join them. But your creativity will be awarded tenfold by the results this technique provides.

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Aug 13, 2018

Crab Stitch. Reverse Single Crochet.

Crab stitch is just a single crochet stitch, but instead of right to left it should be worked from left to write. How to make this decorative edging

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Aug 10, 2018

Crocheting Granny Square - Chart and Video.

Crocheting Granny Square is a fun thing. One simple technique allows you to create endless variants of designs none of which looks alike.

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