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How To Block Crochet with The Tennessee Stitch


When I started crocheting, blocking was a mystery to me!  Today, I want to share with you what I have learned. What Is Blocking? Blocking is a technique used to “polish” a completed piece.  By polish, I mean to make … Continue reading

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Sizing Your Projects with The Tennessee Stitch


Has this happened to you? You’ve just finished a project.  Congrats and celebrations are in order!  YAY!!  You’ve put down your hook and you hold up your completed work.  Something doesn’t quite look right.  You look back at the pattern … Continue reading

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What Trends Lay Ahead for Christmas 2013?


Each year, we tend to see a project, stitch technique or idea that is “Hawt Off The Hook!” I’m really not sure what types of projects will be really popular for Christmas 2013. Red Heart launched Vivid, a new neon … Continue reading

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Crochet Crowd Service Website Programming Update


The Crochet Crowd website is undergoing a transformation of programming. Please be advised our website may be experiencing some minor downtime over the next 48 hours. Ian is working hard at upgrading our systems behind the scenes! Thank you for … Continue reading

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Wizard & School Coloured Scarves for Knitters and Crocheters


Beginner friendly knit and crochet scarf patterns from Red Heart; make one for the entire family. You could see this pattern for school colours and team spirit scarves. This pattern, Wizard Scarves, is available for both knitters and crocheters. I, … Continue reading

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Prices for Crochet Afghans: Reality Check


A viewer writes: I am wondering how much I should charge for my crochet afghan. I am thinking $800. What do you think? This is a very common question from viewers about the price of finished crochet projects. Let’s face … Continue reading

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Understanding Crochet & Pinterest


A fan, Wendy, writes: “The only problem I ever have is not being able to find the written instruction for a pattern. I never can get the instructions to the projects posted on Pinterest, even if they say free pattern. … Continue reading

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