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Learn to Crochet The Moss Stitch

Learn to Crochet The Moss Stitch

Crochet is an accessible and suitable craft for those who are new to crafting or looking to start a new hobby. The basic crochet stitches are easy to master and can be combined to create an unlimited variety of effects. One of them is the Moss stitch, a great alternative to a knit stitch, but it is less bulky and more textured. The moss stitch can be worked in any size, from small to large, and looks equally good on either a thick or thin yarn.  The moss stitch is a lovely pattern for making a scarf or blanket as...

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Learn to Knit the ‘Purl 1 Below’ Stitch

Armed with their trusty knitting needles, knitting enthusiasts are always looking for unique stitches that add depth, texture, and visual appeal to their projects. One such stitch that has gained popularity for its intriguing texture and versatility is the Purl One Below (P1B) stitch. This stitch, when mastered, can transform your knitting projects, offering a beautiful and distinctive pattern. Now, without further ado, let's begin learning this technique. Understanding the Purl One Below Stitch The Purl One Below stitch is an innovative technique that creates a textured fabric by working a stitch in the row below the one on the...

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Beginners' Guide to Selecting a Tunisian Crochet Hook

Beginners' Guide to Selecting a Tunisian Crochet Hook

Welcome to our comprehensive guide to Tunisian crochet and the pivotal tool that fuels its creativity: the Tunisian Crochet Hook. Let's explore together as we navigate through the labyrinth of choices, empowering you to select the perfect Tunisian crochet hook to advance your craftsmanship to new heights. Understanding Tunisian Crochet Hooks Tunisian crochet is a unique and versatile type that combines knitting and traditional crochet elements. It's sometimes called Afghan crochet or Afghan stitch. In Tunisian crochet, you use a long crochet hook with a stopper on the end, resembling a combination of a hook and a knitting needle. The...

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Ebony wood knitting needles from Lantern Moon

Best Yarns to Pair with Your Wooden Knitting Needles

There's something undeniably special about wooden knitting needles and the soft, comforting feel of yarn gliding through your fingers. Pairing the right yarn with your wooden knitting needles can make your knitting experience not just enjoyable but truly remarkable. Wooden knitting needles come in various types, and each has advantages in terms of comfort, grip, and aesthetics, so it often comes down to personal preference and the specific needs of your knitting project. Here are some common types: Straight or Single Pointed Knitting Needles: They are the most traditional knitting needles. Which are straight, have pointed ends, and usually come...

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