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Beyond Borders: Texture Border

Reading Time: < 1 minute Texture Border The  Textured Border appeared in the Jo-Ann Mystery Crochet Along back in October 2016. It’s a design that can be used for any afghan as long as the hook compliments the yarn. So while it appears to be used with Bernat Blanket, you can use this with other yarns. The written instructions and […]

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Crochet Thick & Fun Border Pattern

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thick & Playful Border One of the best borders I have seen is from the Holiday Striped Throw by Red Heart. It has a really thick border with the potential to be extremely playful with the colours. I really thought this border would be ideal for placements, as well as afghans. Watch the tutorial below on […]

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Crochet Puffs and Picots Border Pattern

Reading Time: 3 minutes Puffs and Picots Border + Tutorial The Puffs and Picots Border is one of my favourite borders of all time. It was used in the Mystery Afghan with Yarnspirations back in spring 2015. The original border was designed by Edie Eckman, one of the best crochet designers of all time. This pattern is written in […]

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Double Crochet Border

Reading Time: < 1 minute Double Crochet Borders Adding a crochet border using the double crochet is really easy as it doesn’t rely on any stitch multiples to make it work. The only area you have to concern yourself within the corners. Once you do the first revolution around, the rest of the border is set and ready for you […]

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How to Read Crochet Patterns

Reading Time: 2 minutes How to Read Crochet Patterns Learn how to read crochet patterns with our 34-minute tutorial presentation on breaking down a pattern. From the basics of obvious information to the substitution of words to abbreviations. How about learning the repeats or even the difference between instruction verses reference. The video is broken down into 14 segments. […]

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Crochet C2C Border + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Learn how to apply a Corner to Corner Border Around Your Afghan. Need a Border? Many crocheters write in about how they want to do a border to  corner to corner afghan. It’s actually really simple. I used the border from the Baby Diamonds Pattern. The trick is getting started on the first round so […]

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Crochet Celtic Lace Join / Border + Tutorial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Celtic Lace Join / Border The Crochet Celtic Lace Join that has an incredible border is an oldy but a goody. The border can be used on its own or you can combine it to make it join to existing Celtic lace borders if you are thinking ahead. The border is fabulous for just […]

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12 Ways to Connect Crochet Motif Patterns

Reading Time: 5 minutes 12 Ways to Connect Motifs Together Connecting crochet motifs together can be something crocheters enjoy or I can be what nightmares are made of. For me, connecting motifs mean the really hard part of a project is nearing completion. There are many ways to connect motifs but the project could depend on how much work […]

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