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  • BEARFACE
    Hand Embroidery: Give Your Amigurumi Life & Personality

    What makes every crocheted toy (amigurumi) look unique? Even if they are made of the same yarn, with the same gauge and by the same pattern… I believe, their faces make them look so different. Especially if...

    • Posted March 13, 2015
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  • WendysWeeklyPatternPicks~The Crochet Cafe
    Wendy’s Weekly Pattern Picks ~ Spring Craft Show Favorites

    You know Spring is right around the corner – believe it or not! And it’s time for Spring Arts and Craft Shows – some of my favorite shows to attend. I love seeing all the tables and...

    • Posted March 9, 2015
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  • SayWhat
    It’s a ball, It’s a hank, It’s a….. wait, what did you say?!

      I sometimes take for granted the knowledge I have acquired throughout the years. I just assume everyone in the crochet and knitting world knows the same things I do, but I have come to the realization...

    • Posted March 9, 2015
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  • Tutorial: How to Add a Lining to Your Bags!
    How to Add a Liner to Your Crocheted Bags

    I love crocheted bags. I love lined crocheted bags even more! In addition to providing structure, a lining gives your bag a finished, professional look. It will also lengthen the life of your bag by alleviating wear...

    • Posted March 6, 2015
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  • Exclusive Design: Overlay Crochet Flower Brooch Pattern
    [New Design!] Overlay Crochet Flower Brooch

    Small crocheted flowers are always charming as they can be used in so many different ways. They can become a nice decoration for pillow covers, bags, clothing and even curtains. They can serve as cute brooches and...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Free Crochet Pattern: Snuggle Bug Baby Cocoon
    [Free Pattern] Snuggle Bug Cocoon

    A couple months ago I received a custom order request from a photographer for a very plush cocoon.  I headed to Jo-Ann’s (one of my favorite craft stores) to check out the gigantic yarn section. When I...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • How to Crochet: Standing Double Crochet Stitch aka Join With a Double Crochet
    How to Crochet Standing Double Crochet Stitch

    Have you ever come across a pattern that instructs you to begin with a Standing Double Crochet Stitch, or to “Join with a Double Crochet”? These two terms mean the same exact thing and are used interchangeably....

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • Crochet Tutorial: How to Prevent a Saggy Bottom & Stretched Out Strap!
    One Genius Tip to Prevent a Saggy Bottom (or Stretched Out Strap)

    Are you tired of having a saggy bottom? No, no, no, I’m talking about the bottom of your crocheted bags! Are you tired of the crocheted straps on your bags stretching out so much that your shoulder...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • Video Tutorial: How to Make Yarn From Jeans
    [Video Tutorial] How to Make Yarn From Jeans

    Projects made using yarn made from old jeans have been increasing in popularity. I thought I’d share with you just how easy it is to make yarn from jeans, in this easy tutorial. Just click the link...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • Free Crochet Pattern: Puff Ball Beanie Photo Prop
    [Free Crochet Pattern] Puff Ball Beanie Photo Prop

    This fluffy puff ball beanie is a fun, easy, and cuddly photography prop. Whip one up in your favorite worsted weight yarn, or try a fun art yarn for a cool effect. *This hat is a photography...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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