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how to block crochet

How to Block Crochet Projects and How to Stiffen Crochet

Crochet blocking and stiffening are essential techniques in the world of crochet. These processes help refine the appearance of your crochet projects, ensuring they look polished and professional. Understanding Blocking Blocking is the process of shaping and sizing your crochet pieces by wetting them, and then allowing them to dry in the desired shape. It’s…

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How Much Yarn For A Crochet Blanket [Calculator]

To figure out how much yarn for crochet you need may be tricky, whether you are making a small or a large project. Making sure you have enough yarn for a project is one of the crucial skills of every crafter. This guide and calculator will help you determine yarn requirements for your project, making…

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20 Must-Have Crochet Tools For Beginners

Would like to learn to crochet but don’t know where to start? Discover crochet tools you’ll need to make your first stitches and complete projects. This detailed guide will introduce you to the most essential beginner crochet tools as well as useful crafting accessories that will elevate your creations and make crocheting even more fun….

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Learn how to crochet a variety of granny squares with unique designs in this collage.

Beginners’ Free Crochet Patterns for Granny Squares

Crochet squares are popular patterns and great for beginners to start their crochet journey. Find 30 free crochet patterns for granny squares easy enough to make even if you are an absolute newbie. Granny squares are pretty small, allow you to count your stitches quickly and easily frog a row or two to correct any…

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Learn the basics of treble crochet with this beginner-friendly tutorial.

How To Do A Treble Crochet Stitch [Video Tutorial]

Crocheting is a craft that allows you to create intricate designs and beautiful garments using just a hook and yarn. The treble crochet stitch (often abbreviated as TR) holds a special place among the stitches available to crocheters. If you’re new to crocheting or looking to expand your stitch repertoire, make sure to learn how…

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Learn how to crochet the double crochet stitch with this beginner-friendly tutorial.

How To Do A Double Crochet [Video for Beginners]

Crocheting is an artful craft that allows you to bring your creative visions to life through a variety of stitches. One such essential stitch is the double crochet (DC). Whether you’re a novice crocheter or not, learning how to crochet a double crochet stitch will unlock a world of possibilities. In this guide, we will…

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A simple tutorial on how beginners can crochet a half double crochet stitch.

How To Do A Half Double Crochet [Video For Beginners]

Crocheting is a versatile and enjoyable craft that allows you to create beautiful handmade items. The half double crochet (HDC) is a fundamental stitch that every beginner should learn. This technique is among the most popular stitches used in crocheting. Today, we’ll walk you through the steps of mastering the HDC stitch while also offering…

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15 Best Pattern Authors for Crochet Beginners

As in any field, so in crocheting – authority figures help us grow. We know that the beginnings can be tough. That’s why sources with which you can learn, hone your skills, or draw inspiration from are invaluable. Such worthwhile guidance can certainly be taken from other crochet makers who host blogs dedicated to crocheting….

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Knitting needles size conversion guide.

Knitting Needles: A Comprehensive Size and Conversion Chart Guide

I am so happy that you are here. It means that you just have started (or soon are going to start) knitting! Knitting is an ancient craft that brings joy and creativity to countless people around the world. Obviously, the most essential tool that every knitter must become familiar with is the knitting needle. With…

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How to Crochet for Beginners: A Complete Guide for Everyone

Welcome to the beginner’s guide to crochet – a fun world of yarn and hooks! In this article, we’re on our way to help you get started and feel confident in the art of crocheting. Whether you’re brand new to crochet or want to hone your skills, this guide is all about making this craft…

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Knitting Needles 101: A Beginner’s Guide to the Different Types

Embarking on your knitting journey can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but with a myriad knitting needles available, it can be overwhelming for beginners to choose the right tools. In this guide, we’ll explore the various types of knitting needles, helping you understand their differences and choose the ones that suit your preferences and…

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Learn how to make a pom pom using scissors on a vibrant blue background.

Steps On How To Make A Pom Pom With Yarn

There’s something undeniably delightful about a fluffy pom pom. Whether adorning hats, scarves, or even acting as decorative pieces on their own, they add a touch of whimsy to any craft project. If you’re here, you’re likely keen to discover how to make a pom pom with yarn. Let’s dive into this fun and easy…

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How To Corner-To-Corner Crochet (C2C) For Beginners

How To Corner-To-Corner Crochet (C2C) For Beginners

Crocheting, like any other craft, is full of techniques and styles waiting to be discovered. Among the most unique and intriguing is corner to corner crochet, often abbreviated as C2C. This method allows crocheters to create pixelated patterns and images, transforming yarn into visual storytelling. If you’re eager to unravel the mystery behind this technique,…

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Crochet Waffle Stitch: What It Is & How To Do It

Crochet Waffle Stitch: What It Is & How To Do It

The world of crocheting offers myriad stitches, each adding its own unique texture and design to a project. Among them, the crochet waffle stitch stands out with its enticing three-dimensional texture that’s reminiscent of breakfast waffles. For those looking to elevate their crocheting game, this stitch is both a fun challenge and a versatile addition…

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What You Need To Know About Worsted-Weight Yarn

What You Need To Know About Worsted-Weight Yarn

When it comes to the world of knitting, crocheting, and crafting, one term you’re likely to encounter frequently is “worsted weight yarn.” This popular yarn type holds a special place in the hearts of crafters due to its versatility and wide range of uses. Whether you’re a seasoned yarn enthusiast or just starting your creative…

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Knitting needles and yarn used to crochet a circle on a wooden table.

Tunisian Crochet: Understanding The Basic Stitches

Tunisian crochet, a unique blend of traditional crochet and knitting, offers crafters a versatile and textured approach to creating stunning projects. If you’re new to crocheting and eager to explore this art or an experienced crafter looking to expand your skills, this guide will walk you through the fundamentals of Tunisian crochet’s basic stitches. From…

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Stockinette Stitch: What It Is & How To Do It

Stockinette Stitch: What It Is & How To Do It

Knitting is a timeless craft that allows individuals to create beautiful and functional pieces using just a pair of needles and some yarn. One of the fundamental stitches in knitting is the stockinette stitch, a versatile technique that forms the basis of countless knitting projects. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced knitter looking to…

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Crochet Flowers For Beginners: Tips & Tutorial

Crochet Flowers For Beginners: Tips & Tutorial

Crocheting is a versatile and rewarding craft that allows you to create a wide range of beautiful items, and one of the most delightful projects for beginners is crafting crochet flowers. These small, intricate creations can be used to embellish various items such as scarves, hats, blankets, and even as standalone decorations. In this tutorial,…

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A Simple Guide To Standard Yarn Weights

A Simple Guide To Standard Yarn Weights

Yarn is a versatile and beloved crafting material cherished by knitters, crocheters, and fiber artists around the world. One of the key aspects that make yarn selection a crucial step in any project is its weight. Yarn weight not only affects the final appearance and feel of your creation but also determines the appropriate needle…

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7 Types Of Yarn For Crochet You Should Know

7 Types Of Yarn For Crochet You Should Know

Crocheting is a beloved craft that allows you to create beautiful and functional items using just a hook and yarn. The type of yarn you choose for your crochet project can greatly impact the final result, affecting everything from the texture to the drape of your finished piece. With so many options available, it can…

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Learn These 5 Easy Crochet Stitches For Beginners

Learn These 5 Easy Crochet Stitches For Beginners

If you’re a crochet enthusiast looking to expand your repertoire of stitches or a beginner eager to learn the craft, you’ve come to the right place. Crochet stitches are the building blocks of beautiful and intricate designs. In this post, we will introduce you to 5 easy crochet stitches that are perfect for beginners. Whether…

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8 Surprising Benefits Of Crocheting For Your Mental Health

While crocheting is a great way to create stunning handmade items, it is much more than just a hobby. It has numerous benefits for mental health and well-being. It’s relaxing, reduces stress, helps with mindfulness and self-expression, and improves self-esteem. Crochet has many superpowers, so let’s look at these benefits in more detail. You may…

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colorful yarn balls and crocheted fabric and flowers

A Guide To Different Types Of Crochet

Crocheting is a great way to create beautiful things with your manual skills. It can bring out your artistic soul and the whole process can be very relaxing. The knowledge of different types of crochet opens up even more possibilities to crochet things. Different Types of Crochet The best part about crocheting is that there…

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A series of photos showing how to crochet a granny square stitch.

How to Crochet a Granny Square

A granny square is one of the most popular techniques and you will be able to quickly learn how to crochet it. The pattern is based on common crochet stitches. And yes, you really can follow this pattern even if you never crocheted before! I will teach you how to make it step-by-step. After you…

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A collage of crocheted accessories, including a hat and a bag.

All You Need to Know About Crochet Accessories

Add a touch of style to any outfit with crochet accessories. There are many ways to incorporate crochet into your wardrobe, but the best one is with crochet accessories. This category might seem huge because it includes scarves, hats, jewelry, bags, and much more. Combine different stitches and select the right materials to create unique…

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Crochet Hook Sizes Chart and Comparison

To achieve true mastery in crochet art, you simply must learn about the tools you’re using. Something as simple as a crochet hook size chart can be a great reference when looking for the right tool for your next project. In this article, you’ll learn all about crochet hooks for beginners in general, as well…

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A collage of pictures of snowmen wearing hats.

Snowman in a Hat 5+ Free Crochet Patterns

Frosty’s puttin’ on the ritz! While we all know that you need a hat to be truly elegant, nobody knows this better than Frosty. After all, it’s probably the most iconic image, a snowman in a chimney sweep’s top hat jauntily perched upon his bean. However, hats come in all sorts of options, and here…

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Variety of Flower Appliques Free Crochet Patterns

Let’s beflower our surroundings! Since it’s definitely flowery outside, it’s time to celebrate this in crochet as well. However, not all of us have the time to drop everything else. So here are some flower appliques that you can use to put flowers on EVERYTHING. Amazing how everything looks nicer and prettier with flowers! No…

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