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Crochet Wedding Umbrella Pattern + Tutorial

Reading Time: 5 minutes How To Crochet A Wedding Umbrella In completing a Shade Umbrella, many viewers commented that the original shade umbrella should be made for a wedding. Captivated by the challenge, I reconstructed the umbrella using the same pattern but used Red Heart Shimmer Yarn. The yarn is thinner and takes a bit longer to grow the […]

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Crochet Wire Necklace + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Learn How To Crochet a 3 Strand Wire Necklace Feast your eyes on this project. Learn how to crochet with wire using jewelry wire and your crochet hook. This tutorial, you will need non-tarnish 26 gauge wire, size H hook, 105 beads, toggles, crimping tubes, cutters, and pliers. Watch how easy this is. This is […]

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Simple Slouchy Crochet Pattern

Reading Time: 4 minutes Crochet A Simple Slouchy Trendy and in style are simple slouchy patterns. They are pretty easy to crochet. In the summertime, you can be stylish and be cool at the same time when creating slouchies with cotton yarns. Mikey’s pattern is using Schachenmayr Sun City yarn. You will use only 2 skeins to make these […]

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Baby Peapod Sundress Crochet Pattern + Tutorial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Peapod Sundress Available in 4 Sizes This super adorable baby dress comes in 4 sizes. Pattern includes 6, 12, 18 and 24 months’ instructions. I have found the instructions super easy to follow without any difficulties. The pattern is for beginners and beyond. Don’t let the pattern instructions intimidate you. There are many paragraphs […]

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9 Baby’s Summer Day Afghans

Reading Time: 2 minutes Baby Blankets for Summer Cute little baby blankets for crocheters to hook up. Rock-a-bye baby, on the treetop, When the wind blows, the cradle will rock, When the bough breaks, the cradle will fall, And down will come baby, cradle and all. Every wonder why as kids we sang this song? I have no idea […]

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Crochet Bead Necklace

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Necklace Create yourself a one-of-a-kind accessory with a bit of crochet thread, fiberfill and some beads. You can change up the colours for a completely different original look! Create one to match any outfit. I have to say, this design is really nice. Imagine the possibilities of colour and concepts with this. Pick a […]

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Crochet Crystal Ice Hats + Tutorial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Try the Crystal Ice Hats Introducing the Crystal Ice Hats by Schachemayr Yarns. This clever design is a lot simpler than it looks. I love how it looks more complicated than it really is. This pattern can be adapted to change sizes by chaining the starting chain that wraps around your forehead. Keep the chain […]

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10 Most Important Health Benefits

Reading Time: 2 minutes Health Benefits with Yarn We all know that crochet and knitting have fabulous health benefits. Kathryn Vercillo wrote a blog that appears on Lion Brand’s Website titled 10 Most Important Health Benefits of Yarn Crafting. I didn’t expect to read anything that I didn’t already know about but boy oh boy, was I surprised! Crafting […]

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Yarn Weights with Australian, UK and USA

Reading Time: 2 minutes What Are The Equivalent Yarn Weights? We receive this type of question every day from fans around the world. The Crochet Crowd, being Canadian, we have access to yarns that our friends in the UK and Australia cannot find on their yarn store shelves. It’s a hard question to answer because I’ve not had enough […]

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