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Free Pattern and Tutorial: Cast Iron Cozy
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Free Pattern and Tutorial: Cast Iron Cozy

Omelet, anyone? I love cooking with cast iron. Yes, I cook eggs in mine. No, they do not stick because a properly seasoned cast iron skillet is the best and most natural non-stick pan there is. That, and I’m not afraid of a little bacon grease or butter. I converted to cast iron a few … Continue reading

Free Pattern: Honey and Berry Cowl
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Free Pattern: Honey and Berry Cowl

Honey and Berry Cowl Introducing our Honey and Berry Cowl inspired by all things autumnal: you know, that cozy place with swirls of warm fires and crisp breezes. Your hands are both warm and chilled as you tromp through fallen leaves while sipping a hot drink. That place. What you will need: Yarn: Hobby Lobby’s … Continue reading

Tutorial: Triple / Treble Crochet
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Tutorial: Triple / Treble Crochet

In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to work a triple err… make that a treble crochet (tr). When I teach crochet I refer to this stitch as a triple crochet. Since we learn single and double crochets first, it seems more logical to my students to refer to this as a triple crochet. According to the Craft … Continue reading

Free Pattern: Dove and Peacock Chemo Caps
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Free Pattern: Dove and Peacock Chemo Caps

These hats were designed exclusively for The Dancing Sheep Yarn & Fiber but now we want to share them with you. One of our patterns that has been repinned and shared the most often is this pattern for two different kinds of chemo caps. Thanks to our faithful readers, we have perfected this pattern and … Continue reading

Tutorial: Reverse Single Crochet (Crab stitch)
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Tutorial: Reverse Single Crochet (Crab stitch)

In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to work the Reverse Single Crochet (rsc). This special stitch is used in our free pattern: the Dove Chemo Cap. This stitch is also known as the Crab Stitch. I love this stitch! It adds an interesting finish to your work – it looks like a coiled rope around … Continue reading

Tutorial: Proper V-St and V-St Variation
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Tutorial: Proper V-St and V-St Variation

In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to work the V-st variation (as utilized in our free Baby Blanket pattern) and how to work a proper V-st. First, let’s notice in the photo above how the stitch is constructed and how the stitches work together to make this fabric. Each V-st is created by skipping … Continue reading