• How to Filet Crochet

    July 6, 2018 admin

    They all say filet crochet is so easy, and it is, but learning it can be quite hard. Check out pretty much EVERYTHING you could ever ask to learn filet crochet, including worksheets to help you figure those confusing graphs out! Many, many years ago I found a filet stitch pattern that I really dug…

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  • How to Crochet Polka Dots

    May 7, 2018 admin

    I had made up my mind that I wanted this super girly afghan. Like, super girly. I didn’t want something simple, I wanted something that reminded me of the very girly Minnie Mouse. And what does Minnie do best? Polka dots, amIright? After pondering it a while I realized that I could easily crochet polka…

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  • Easy Crochet Ruffle Edge

    April 8, 2018 admin

    Want to surround your crochet project with a fun frill with ease? This crochet ruffle could NOT be easier and it doesn’t matter how many stitches you have! For some reason, it’s taken me quite a while to embrace a crochet border. There’s this part of me that is super antsy and wants to get…

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  • Single Crochet Border Edge to Clean Ugly Edges

    March 23, 2018 admin

    Hate when you finish a crochet project to see wonky edges? A single crochet border edge is all it takes for a clean, simple finish on your crochet projects! You know how sometimes you’re working on something and you just KNOW that it’s going to be freaking golden? Pretty much every time I decide I’m…

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  • How to Make Circle Granny Squares

    January 9, 2018 admin

    This post has been sponsored Red Heart Yarn. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I’ve had this concept in my head for an afghan, white with loads of colorful polka dots. It had to be at least 10 years ago now that I first told my Mimmie, my grandmother, about my idea and though…

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  • How to Make a Magic Ring to Crochet in the Round

    January 8, 2018 admin

    So, it’s been a while, right?!? I took some time this holiday season to rest, relax and recharge my batteries, so to speak and, I have to tell you, it’s been pretty darn good for me. I’ve decided that with the new year I’m going to take more “me time” to do whatever needs to…

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  • How to Make a Slip Knot

    January 4, 2017 admin

    I have not known how to make a slip knot, literally, until last month. For each of my crochet projects I’d loop my yarn around the fattest part of my crochet hook and then I’d tie a double-knot. I knew it wasn’t the “right” way but I didn’t know any other way… this is how…

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  • Wave Crochet Stitch

    January 30, 2015 admin

    I like to crochet and I like cats. I like both a lot. I even like to crochet with my cats even though some might find it a bit irritating. They swipe at your  yarn and pull your work toward themselves and sometimes they make biscuits on it until you’ve got a frazzled mess of…

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  • How to Change Colors in Crochet

    January 8, 2015 admin

    Last week I showed you how to weave in ends as a part of sharing the basics of crochet with you. And since I get emails about it regularly, it seemed a good a time as any to also show you how to change colors. First off, gonna come clean. On my row of yellow…

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