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jasmine stitch with Tunisian crochet hook

5 Common Crochet Mistakes and How to avoid them

Albert Einstein once said, “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” Keeping those words in mind, let’s discuss the common crochet mistakes that beginners make. When you are new to the craft, you will love to get your hands on a crochet hook and yarn to get straight to a project, but making errors and learning from them are essential steps. It is rather very disheartening to look down at your crochet project and realize that it looks nothing at all like your pattern. But everyone makes mistakes, and even the most experienced crocheter gets used...

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Rolled Crochet Blanket

Use up the Extra Stash Yarn with a Crochet Blanket

Ask any crocheter or knitter if they have enough yarn and they will never say yes. Over their crafting journey, they stash up plenty of yarn, some from finished projects, some from regular to the LYS (local yarn shops), and some even gifts from loved ones. If you are wondering what to do with extra yarn, one ideal solution is a “Stash Blanket”. While you can knit a blanket too, we will discuss a crochet blanket in this blog. It's easy to develop your own pattern or "recipe" using the yarn you have in your collection and the crochet hook that...

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Quick & Easy knitting projects for Beginners

Quick & Easy knitting projects for Beginners

Have you been wondering about easy & quick projects for beginners?  Well, you have come to the right place. In this blog, we’ll discuss some quick and easy knitting projects. Just with the knitting needles and some yarn, there is a lot you can do. Knitting can be lots of fun! You get to practice your favorite craft and, in return, you get a garment, something for your home or a gift for your loved ones. Planning your first knitting project If you have just begun knitting you will soon want to cast on a new project. There are many...

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Knitting Needles for the New Knitter

Knitting Needles for the New Knitter

Knitting is a binding force that keeps the community connected through one art form. For newbies venturing into knitting, it can be a new, and sometimes mysterious task, especially if one is not aware of the basics such as the different types of knitting needles and needle sizes. The art of knitting is thousands of years old and still going strong. You might be surprised to learn that, historically, men were known for their proficiency in knitting and weaving. Fishermen on those bad weather days when it was not possible to set sail learned to mend nets and knit garments....

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