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Unexpected Projects to Challenge Your Skills with Double Pointed Needles

Are you an experienced knitter looking to challenge your skills and upscale your craft? Great news, explorer! Today, Lantern Moon is going to introduce you to some unexpected projects that will push the boundaries of what can be achieved with double pointed knitting needles (DPNs). Now, you might be thinking, "DPNs? Aren't those just for basic projects like socks and hats?" Well, think again! While DPNs are indeed essential for creating seamless projects, they offer a whole class for those willing to step out of their comfort zone. Whether you're a lace enthusiast, a colorwork connoisseur, or a cablework fan,...

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Knitting Abbreviations Master List For Beginners

Knitting Abbreviations Master List For Beginners

Have you ever found yourself eagerly ready with your knitting needles and pattern in hand, then stumped by the cryptic language written throughout the pattern? We've all been there. But you need not worry since Lantern Moon is here to shed some light on these knitting codes and make your crafting journey smoother. In this blog, we'll decode the sign language commonly used by designers in their patterns. Additionally, we'll explore why they opt for abbreviations in the patterns instead of spelling everything out. So, let's begin! Why Are Knitting Abbreviations and Terms Used in the Patterns by Designers? Clarity...

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5 Simple Stitches for Tunisian Crochet Beginners

If you're curious about the Tunisian crochet hook and its unique application styles, in that case, you are in luck, as today's blog post is about five styles of Tunisian stitches that are perfect for beginners like you. These stitches will serve as the building blocks for your Tunisian crochet journey, allowing you to create a wide range of projects. Let's proceed further. Tunisian Simple Stitch (TSS) The Tunisian Simple Stitch (TSS) is the foundation of Tunisian crochet and a perfect stitch to start with. This stitch is incredibly versatile and can be used to make many projects. Mastering the...

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Learn to Crochet Waffle Stitch

Learn to Crochet Waffle Stitch

Crocheting is expressing your creative vision with yarn and an indispensable tool, the crochet hook, isn't it? It's truly mesmerizing how a simple ball of string transfers into something beautiful and functional, and the waffle stitch is one of those techniques that adds a whole new dimension to your creations. What exactly is the Waffle Stitch? Well, it's a brilliant combination of double crochets and post stitches that create a pattern resembling the delightful grids of a waffle. Hence the name! And trust us, once you see it come together, you'll understand why it's such a favorite type among crocheters....

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