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  • How to Seam with the Mattress Stitch

    If you are like me, seaming my crochet projects can be the most intimidating part of the entire pattern. Do I use a slip stitch seam, whipstitch, mattress stitch? Some patterns will specify the type of seam used, but sometimes I disagree because of my gauge, yarn, or the look I am going for. Many pattern...
    Posted to How to Crochet by Toni Rexroat on Nov 1, 2014
    Filed under: How To Crochet, Crochet Stitches, Crochet For Beginners, Crochet Techniques, Crochet Patterns, Crochet Sweaters, Easy Crochet Patterns, Crochet Blankets, Crochet, Crochet Home Decor
  • Crochet Your Own Half-Granny Shawl

    One of the most creative and sometimes frustrating aspects of crochet is that there are few set standards. You can insert your hook any place on your work. You don't have to always insert your hook in a beginning chain under a specific strand or two. So how do you learn how to crochet? When people...
    Posted to How to Crochet by Toni Rexroat on Oct 30, 2014
    Filed under: How To Crochet, Crochet Stitches, Crochet For Beginners, Crochet Techniques, Granny Squares, Crochet Hats, Crochet
  • Practice Makes Perfect . . . Eventually

    I'm sure you're all familiar with the phrase "practice makes perfect." So not practicing makes imperfect, right? I learned that the hard way this week. After my first crochet lesson , I vowed to practice the stitches we'd learned, but unfortunately, life got in the way. I didn't...
    Posted to Inside Interweave Crochet by RachelKoon on Oct 17, 2014
    Filed under: Crochet Stitches, Crochet Techniques, How to Crochet, Crochet, Crochet for Beginners
  • The Basic Crochet Hook: Win Your Set

    We have all seen them at the craft store. Colorful aluminum crochet hooks in a variety of sizes, just begging to be picked up and applied to a skein of yarn. I have them in the bottom of most of my project bags and invariably find them when I remove the cushions from my couch. The aluminum crochet hook...
    Posted to Crochet Daily by Toni Rexroat on Oct 8, 2014
    Filed under: How To Crochet, Crochet For Beginners, Easy Crochet Patterns, Crochet
  • From D to K, Win a Set of Crochet Hooks

    All month long we are celebrating Boye and their fabulous products! Make your holiday crocheting easier with prizes from Boye! Each week you can enter to win The Crochet Dude Aluminum Hook set. Your weekly entry will also qualify you for the Grand Prize - Electric Yarn Ball Winder & Crochetmaster...
    Posted to Crochet Daily by Toni Rexroat on Oct 1, 2014
    Filed under: How To Crochet, Crochet For Beginners, Crochet Me, Crochet
  • Learn How to Crochet Cables with Free Patterns

    I have always loved cables, but most of the cabled sweaters and accessories I saw were knitted. Surely, I thought, you can crochet cables. Then I was introduced to the beauty of crocheted cables, and I was hooked. Strands of crocheted post stitches step around and behind each other in an elegant dance...
    Posted to How to Crochet by Toni Rexroat on Sep 25, 2014
    Filed under: How To Crochet, Crochet For Beginners, Crochet
  • Learn How to Crochet the Spike Stitch with Free Patterns

    I was introduced the the crochet spike stitch several years ago, though it was called a long single crochet by the designer. This incredible stitch was so easy, but the resulting fabric was awesome. Worked in a contrasting color, you can create simple colowork, and even when worked in the same color...
    Posted to Crochet Daily by Toni Rexroat on Aug 21, 2014
    Filed under: How To Crochet, Crochet Techniques, Crochet Stitches, Crochet For Beginners, Free Crochet Patterns, Advanced Crochet Stitches, Crochet
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