Gifts for Knitters and Crocheters

Whether you’re looking for something to give a knitter or crocheter in your life or want to drop some subtle hints about what you want for Christmas or your birthday, these gifts for knitters and crocheters are sure to put a smile on the recipient’s face. I don’t know why people find knitters and crocheters […]

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Simple Crochet Ball Christmas Ornament

I’ve gotten more into crochet this year, so I wanted to make a crochet ball Christmas ornament (or a bunch!) for holiday decor. We have cats who still act like kittens, so to be honest they may be crochet cat toys, but who am I to judge? Making a Crochet Ball Christmas Ornament The good […]

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How to Change Colors in Crochet

One of the things that causes problems for crocheters learning to work with different colors is how to change colors in crochet. It’s not difficult but the yarn management is a little different depending on where in the piece you are changing colors and how colors change across a row. Changing Colors at the End […]

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Treble Crochet Scarf Crochet Pattern

This treble crochet scarf is a super simple way to practice treble crochet stitch. Worked in Bernat Blanket yarn (or similar super bulky yarn) it makes a big, warm and cozy scarf that doesn’t take a lot of time to stitch. What is Treble Crochet? Treble crochet is the tallest of the most common crochet […]

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How to Work Treble Crochet

I’m a completely self-taught crocheter, and most of it has come pretty easily to me (once I figured out the basics, which took YEARS), but I have always had trouble with treble crochet. I recently decided to figure out why I was having so much trouble, and while I don’t know that my frustration will […]

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Buffalo Plaid Crochet Scarf Pattern

Ages ago I wrote a post all about crocheting buffalo plaid that featured photos of a scarf but I never actually shared my buffalo plaid crochet scarf pattern. Now’s the time. Buffalo plaid crochet is actually a lot easier than it looks. There are a lot of ways to do it, but the way I […]

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How to Be a Great Test Knitter

I started test knitting and crocheting last year and I someday would like to engage testers for my own projects. I’ve learned some things about how to be a great test knitter (or crocheter, or sewist) that I think will help if you’re getting into test knitting or you need test knitters for a project. […]

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