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Increase (inc) and Decrease (dec) Tutorials
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Increase (inc) and Decrease (dec) Tutorials

Learning to increase and decrease can save you a lot of trouble when crocheting. How many times has this happened to you? Upon completing stitch 225 in a row, you realize your row count is off by one or two stitches. If you are a perfectionist, you will most certainly tear the row back to where … Continue reading

Our favorite crochet patterns for summer…
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Our favorite crochet patterns for summer…

Good morning and happy spring! At least the calendar tells me its spring. My snow shovel and boots aren’t so sure. ;) I won’t lie – I’ve got some serious spring fever going on. It just keeps snowing! And while I seriously adore spring snow and moody skies, I am determined to start my vegetable garden … Continue reading

Mug Tie-Cozy Free Pattern and Tutorial
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Mug Tie-Cozy Free Pattern and Tutorial

Please tell me I’m not the only one who needs every style and size of cozy there is. Yes, I use all three of these often. Yes, I will share these patterns with you! We already have our Coffee Shop Cozy up and running. Our Mason Jar Cozy will come later. Today I will show … Continue reading

Drop spindles and Beautiful Roving (Mini Tutorial)
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Drop spindles and Beautiful Roving (Mini Tutorial)

I’ve mentioned before that I spin my own yarn. I love it. It’s a very relaxing stress reliever. This won’t be a full blown tutorial, but I wanted to share some of the lovely goodness there is to tell about spinning! If you are going to dive into this adventure, give yourself a head start with some incredible … Continue reading

Four Free Sock & Slipper Patterns
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Four Free Sock & Slipper Patterns

Hello and Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Since we offered you our very own Sock Tutorial, I went perusing for other sock (and slipper) patterns that I know you will love. Some look like more of a challenge, and others are just plain cute! Get ready for your feet to thank me! Let us know how … Continue reading

Front Loop Only (FL only); Back Loop Only (BL only) Tutorials
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Front Loop Only (FL only); Back Loop Only (BL only) Tutorials

In case you need further assistance on what “BL only” means in our Sock Tutorial we made this special tutorial just for you! We will show you how to work in both the back and front loops of a stitch and how this affects the look of the row. Unless a pattern specifies otherwise, always work … Continue reading