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How to Make Blanket Stitch For Crochet Edging
The blanket stitch, sometimes called the buttonhole stitch, is used to decorate or finish a raw edge. In crochet work, it is used to build a foundation on which to crochet a decorative edging. Here's how to do it.
Shamrock Hot Pad
You don’t have to be Irish or celebrate St. Patrick’s Day to enjoy making this cute Shamrock Hot Pad (or pot holder). It’s a perfect design for spring.
Unfound and Disappearing Patterns
If you’re wondering what has happened to a specific pattern that you've always been able to find here at the crochet site but not anymore, please read this article.
Elegant Hairpin Lace Scarf Pattern
Hairpin lace is perfect for light and airy lace projects. This elegant scarf pattern is ideal for spring when days and evenings can be temperate and cool. This is an intermediate level pattern.
How to Make Hairpin Lace
Hairpin lace crochet looks intricate and difficult but it's not. Here's a step by step tutorial on how to make a hairpin lace strip and join it to other hairpin strips to make beautiful projects.
The Craft Yarn Council of America
Uniformity and conformity in the world of yarn crafts - now that's something all crocheters and knitters can use. The Craft Yarn Council of America's guidelines and standards do just that. Find out more about the organization and what the standards can do for you.
Crochet Red Book Review
Crochet Red: Crocheting for Women’s Heart Health is part of a family of books created to promote the Stitch Red campaign, which educates women about heart disease and how to take control of their heart health. There are 31 patterns and a good mix of skill levels, patterns, and yarn types.
Crochet Hearts Appliqué Pattern
These cute heart shaped crochet appliqués are perfect for Valentine's Day. They are quick and easy to make.
How to Read a Yarn Label
Reading a yarn label might sound like a simple task, but if you aren't familiar with the symbols and format it can feel like you’re trying to read a foreign language. Here’s how to make sense of what’s on that label.
How to Reuse and Recycle Yarn
Unraveling a knit or crochet item and reusing or recycling the yarn is an old and common practice. Here's why you might want to do it and how to do it.
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