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Crochet Pretty as a Picture Frame + Tutorial

Reading Time: 3 minutes Crochet Pretty as a Picture Frame Try this great decor Pretty as a Picture Frames to help make your home or holidays feel extra special. This is a quick craft/crochet project that you may enjoy teaching kids and personalizing their project at the end. These can make great fridge magnet decor, holiday decorations for the […]

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Crochet Vintage Baby Booties + Tutorial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Crochet Vintage Baby Booties These adorable baby booties called the Granny Motif Baby Booties are perfect for those special occasions. The design is classic and vintage, exactly something you would see on a Sunday dress, christenings, wedding or more for the young child. Sized for 3 months – 6 months, using a very small crochet […]

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Knit Garter Stitch Dishcloth Pattern + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Garter Stitch Dishcloth Start putting your basic skills of knitting together with your first project as the Garter Stitch Dishcloth. Remember, the garter stitch is just a term for the knit stitch back and forth without doing anything special. When every row is a knit stitch, it’s referred to as a garter stitch. The tutorial […]

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Crochet Toddler Old Bun Hat Pattern + Tutorial

Reading Time: 3 minutes Crochet 2-4 Years Old Bun Hat Crochet a Bun Hat that intentionally leaves space at the top of the hat to put up hair. You bring your hair through space. This particular pattern is an alteration on an existing pattern on Yarnspirations called the Snug with Clusters Crochet Hat. The pattern has been written in […]

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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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Beyond Borders: Thick & Fun Border + Tutorial

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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Beyond Borders: Puffs and Picots Border + Tutorial

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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Crochet Line Up! Pillow Pattern + Tutorial

Reading Time: < 1 minute Crochet Line Up! Pillow Pattern + Tutorial Crochet this mesmerizing project by Yarnspirations, the Line Up! Crochet Pillow. This fun pillow will brighten up any decor.  This easy pattern will hook up fast in the Bernat Maker Home Dec yarn.  Choose your favourite colours to match your own style. Many Crochet Cruisers were surprised when […]

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Crochet Fluffy Meringue Vest Pattern + Tutorial

Reading Time: 4 minutes Crochet Fluffy Meringue Vest The Fluffy Meringue Shawl & Blanket has a new sister called the Fluffy Meringue Vest. All of these are similar in concept. The vest starts off the same way as the shawl but on Row 25, the pattern is slightly changed to include armholes. Row 26 picks up the pattern once […]

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