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Planned Color Pooling with long color changing variegated yarn

Yarn pooling is an interesting phenomenon which can be both a wonderful blessing and a massive bother, depending on what you are doing. With this post I am aiming to lift the fog around color pooling a bit. Op verzoek heb ik deze uitleg ook in het Nederlands beschikbaar.  Huh? Color pooling? What's color pooling?… Continue reading Planned Color Pooling with long color changing variegated yarn

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How to C2C – Corner-to-Corner Crochet

Corner-to-Corner crochet, or C2C for short, is a fun and relaxing technique to work everything from very simple to very intricate designs and graphghans. In my series on Crochet Fundamentals I would like to help you master C2C. The basic idea.... The basic idea of C2C is that you start in one corner and work along… Continue reading How to C2C – Corner-to-Corner Crochet

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How to Crochet: increasing and decreasing stitches

In lesson 3 on 'How to Crochet' I showed you how to do slip, chain and single crochet stitches. Today I am going to show you how to decrease and increase stitches. How to increase stitches Increasing crochet stitches is actually really easy. All you have to do is work more than one stitch in the same… Continue reading How to Crochet: increasing and decreasing stitches

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How to crochet: slip, chain and single crochet stitches

In this lesson on 'How to Crochet' I show you how to make slip stitches, single crochet stitches and chain stitches. All three these stitches have the same name in US and UK terms, so that makes life a little easier this time. In three videos I show you step-by-step how to make these stitches.… Continue reading How to crochet: slip, chain and single crochet stitches

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How to crochet: difference between US and UK crochet terms & crochet abbreviations

Have you mastered the chain stitch I showed you in Lesson 1? Have you been experimenting a bit with holding your yarn and hook in a certain way? Then you are just about ready to start crocheting. US and UK crochet terminology But before we get to making stitches, there is something you should know… Continue reading How to crochet: difference between US and UK crochet terms & crochet abbreviations