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CAL: Petals to Picots Guest Post : Magic Ring Tutorial

CAL: Petals to Picots Guest Post : Magic Ring Tutorial

I'm so happy to have Kara here as a guest poster today!  I absolutely love her patterns and tutorials and crochet references.  If you haven't gotten around to saying hi, head over there and look around - you're gonna fall in love! Hi everyone! I am so excited to be a...

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CAL: Slip Stitch Tutorial

CAL: Slip Stitch Tutorial

I'm a little under the weather this week, so this tutorial is going to be quick.  I'm just going to go over a slip stitch, and you should be all set to start the cowl pattern next week! A slip stitch is very simple, and has almost no height to it.  It's mainly used to...

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CAL: Half Double and Double Crochet Stitch

CAL: Half Double and Double Crochet Stitch

Ready for more? Yesterday, we learned how to handle the yarn, work up some chain stitches, and worked one row of single crochet stitches.  Today, we'll review the single crochet, then move on to the double crochet and half double crochet stitch.  The concept is very...

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CAL: How to Start with a Chain and a Single Crochet

CAL: How to Start with a Chain and a Single Crochet

I'm starting with tutorials for the basic stitches for those who are unfamiliar with crochet.  This means we won't be reading the cowl pattern and starting working the pattern itself until next week.  If you don't need the tutorials, feel free to work on the cowl at...

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CAL: Let’s Go Shopping!

Alright, so it's a Friday, and maybe some of you are snowed in, but others are eager to go shopping and gather supplies for our crochet along!  Thank you all for voting for the project you want to work on, and if you've seen the vote tallies, you can see that the...

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CAL: Pick a Project

Welcome to my very first Crochet-Along!  I hope you're all excited to join me in learning about crochet and completing a project of your own.  Don't know how to crochet?  Not a problem!  I'll be posting several tutorials on basic stitches, and a few of my friends are...

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5 Petal Crochet Flower Pattern

5 Petal Crochet Flower Pattern

I know it seems like I've been talking crochet a lot these days, so I just want to explain a bit.  Not that crocheting needs explanation, I love it!  But right now, my craft space is under renovation and has no floor, which means 99% of my supplies are in storage, and...

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End of Winter Double Strand Infinity Scarf

End of Winter Double Strand Infinity Scarf

This past weekend was pretty warm here, and by warm, I mean, it's still January, and the temperature is above freezing.  The snow is melting, and the magnolia next door is thinking about budding.  But it's still winter, and we can get hit by frigid temps and snowy...

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Flower Coasters Pattern

Flower Coasters Pattern

Do you crochet?  Or do you want to learn how to crochet?  Well, stay tuned because in a few short weeks, I'll be having my very first Crochet-Along right here on this little ol' blog!  We'll be choosing a project to work on together and going through the pattern with...

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Craft Fair Tips and Lessons Learned

Craft Fair Tips and Lessons Learned

I attended a holiday craft fair a couple of weeks ago, and boy was this one way better than my first experience!  I dressed (too) warmly, and it was indoors so I wasn't standing there shivering while talking to the people who came by.  And the people!  Everyone was in...

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