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Dec 04, 2019

Bow Applique

Hook Size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 Chain 4 into 4th chain from hook work 3 treble crochets then chain 4 and attach to the beginning space. Chain 4 then work

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Dec 02, 2019

Curly Ribbon Candy cane

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 Chain 30 in green yarn. Add three chain for the first double crochet then double rochet 3 times into each space along the

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Nov 29, 2019

Barbie Green Christmas Dress

Hook size 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 16 Row 1-10: single crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row 11: single crochet around

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Nov 27, 2019

Knitted Santa Hat

Knitting needle size: 2.00 mm and 4.00 mm circular Weight: 4 Cast on with 2.00 mm knitting needles and work ribbing with 2.00 mm knitting needles Ribbing:

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Nov 25, 2019

Barbie Ski Vest and Ski Pants

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Vest Foundation Row: chain 9 Row 1: double crochet x2, double crochet x1* repeat from *to* across row Row 2: double

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Nov 22, 2019

Barbie's Basic Black Dress

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 16 Row 1-16: single crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row 17: single crochet x4, chain

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Nov 21, 2019

Crochet Baby Dress

Step-by-step instruction to crochet baby dress - baby dress pattern fits 2-3 months of age...

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Nov 20, 2019

Barbie Mini Dress with flared skirt

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 16 Row 1-7: single crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Row 8: single crochet x3 chain

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Nov 18, 2019

Crochet pumpkin dishcloth

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 2 Row 1: into the second chain from hook work 12 double crochet and join with a slip stitch Row

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Nov 16, 2019

Baby Blanket Knit Pattern - knit a cozy infant blanket for swaddling

An easy to do baby blanket knit pattern - step by step process of knitting this baby blanket...

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Nov 08, 2019

Circular Knitting - Video Tutorial.

Circular knitting or knitting in the ound can be done either using circular needles or a set of double-pointed needles.

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Nov 08, 2019

Barbie Mini Dress

Hook size 2.00 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 20 Row 1: double crochet around row slip stitch to join Row 2-7: *1 double crochet 1 front post treble

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Nov 04, 2019

Rose Barbie Necklace

Hook size: 2.00 mm Weight: 1 Foundation Row: chain 30 Row 1: single crochet around row and join with a slip stitch Attach rose applique Rose applique:

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Oct 30, 2019

Barbie DIY - knit and crochet Barbie doll clothes and accessories

Barbie DIY - knit and crochet your own Barbie doll clothes and accessories...

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Oct 21, 2019

Striped Halloween Dishcloth

Knitting needle size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 Row 1: Cast on 3 stitches Row 2: knit 2 stitches yarn over then knit to the end of the row Row 3-53: Repeat

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Oct 18, 2019

Easy Candy Corn Dishcloth

Knitting needles: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn was used for the project Row 1: Cast on 3 stitches Row 2: knit 2 stitches yarn over then knit to

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Oct 17, 2019

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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Oct 17, 2019

Free Knit Dishcloth Patterns - with some crochet thrown in...

Free Knit Dishcloth Patterns, and some crochet designs too...

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Oct 04, 2019

Ghost Applique

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 8 Row 1-2: double crochet across row (6) Row 3:single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet,

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Sep 11, 2019

Child's Touque and Matching Scarf

Knitting needle size: 4.5 mm (circular) Weight: 3 Most of 2 skeins of yarn were used for this project Foundation row: Cast on 40 stitches Row 1 - 150:

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Aug 05, 2019

Butterfly Applique

With a crochet hook that matches the yarn used chain 5 In the 5th chain from the hook work 4 treble crochets attaching each to the beginning space Chain

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Aug 02, 2019

Lapping Waves Cowl

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 8 and join with a slip stitch Row 1: chain 3 (this counts as first double crochet) work 7 double

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Jul 31, 2019

Simple Tunisian Bookmark

Hook size: 3.00 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 11 Row 1: in 2nd chain from hook yarn over and draw through chain, * insert hook into next chain

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Jul 29, 2019

Flower Bookmark

Hook Size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 small scrapes any yarn desired can be used for this project 2 colors were used for project shown Foundation Row: chain 4

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Jul 26, 2019

Rose Lovey Blanket

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 4 slip stitch to join Row 1:with color A chain 3 slip stitch to foundation chain 4 times Row

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Jul 24, 2019

Front Post Back Post Baby Blanket

Hook size:3.75 mm Weight: 3 Foundation Row: chain 80 Row 1: double crochet across row chain 3 and turn Row 2: 1 double crochet in the second space

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Jul 19, 2019

An Old Fashioned 3 D Rose

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 acrylic yarn was used for this project Foundation Row: chain 4 Row 1: chain 3 slip stitch to foundation chain x4 Row 2:

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Jul 17, 2019

Grey Bookmark

Hook size: 3.75 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 33 Row 1:in fourth chain from hook( this counts as first double crochet) then work 1 double crochet

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Jul 15, 2019

Green Baby Hat

This hat combines knitting and crocheting. Hook size: 3.5 mm circular knitting needles 4.5 mm Weight: 3 Foundation row: chain 4 Row 1: in the fourth

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Jul 05, 2019

Old Fashioned Chair Feet

Hook size: 4.5 mm Weight: 4 Foundation Row: chain 4 Row 1: in the 4th chain from the hook double crochet 11 times. Slip stitch to join row Row 2:

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Jul 03, 2019

4th of July Coaster Set

Hook Size: 2.75 mm Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn was used for the project Foundation Row: chain 4 Row 1: In 4th chain from hook work 11 double crochet

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Jul 01, 2019

Canada Day Coaster Set

Hook size: 3.125 Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn Foundation Row: chain 4 Row 1: in the fourth chain from the hook work 11 double crochets and join with

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Jun 30, 2019

Single crochet variation of the typical Jacob's Ladder - a dishcloth

Hook size: 3.00 mm Weight: 4 100 % cotton yarn was used for the project The yarn color was changed at the end of each row in the sample shown Foundation

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Jun 21, 2019

Knitted Doorknob Organizer

4.5 mm knitting needles CO 25 stitches Knit 70 rows Row 71: knit 5 stitches cast off next 15 stitches knit last 5 stitches. Row 72: knit 5 stitches

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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 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 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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