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Granny Square for Checkerboard Textures Throw Crochet Pattern


Red Heart is trying something brand new. They are doing multiple versions of granny squares over the next several months. Here’s a basic granny square pattern to start with. Best yet… it’s free to get them. For this granny square, … Continue reading

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New Cross-Stitch Scarf Crochet Pattern


If you recall in the summer time when we were doing the Juicy Fruits Afghan Challenge, the pattern was extremely popular amongst crocheters. The designer, Roseanna Beck, came back with an alternative design to take this popular stitch and make … Continue reading

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How to Figure Out How to Mix Multiple Sizes of Granny Squares Together


Have you ever wanted to do an afghan where you are mixing different sizes of granny squares together within one afghan? In this tutorial video, I explain how to figure out the mixes to keep the squares in balance with … Continue reading

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Crochet Rainbow Waves Afghan Tutorial – YouTube


My latest video is now ready. Enjoy the rainbow… the Rainbow Waves Afghan! Written instructions and more info available. See this link for more details. Related articles Prices for Crochet Afghans: Reality Check (thecrochetcrowdblog.com) Ocean Waves Afghan – The Crochet … Continue reading

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According to Matt: Crochet Clock


With permission from Matt, I am allowed to show you a photograph and links to his Fabulous Crochet O’clock Tutorial. Get his free lesson at According to Matt…: Crochet Clock. Matt’s step by step tutorial is really inspirational. On a … Continue reading

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How to Crochet Your Very Own Best Friends Forever Bracelet… Follow Along With Mikey (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)

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Sweaters For All Sizes – The Problem


I want to create an adult version, problem is that by the time we get to adulthood. Some of us stay skinny, people like get rounded at the edges, and other people are obese. It’s difficult to make one size for all… Babies are predictable. Having said that… someone emailing me saying they have a 6 year old and want a sweater isn’t fair… Have you seen the schools today, many kids are not a standard size anymore. Like me, many are hooked on sugar and larger than they should be at their age. Standard isn’t standard anymore.

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