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How to Make a Foundation Single Crochet Stitch (FSC)

How to Make a Foundation Single Crochet Stitch (FSC)

The foundation single crochet is a stitch that can be used in place of a starting chain. Its ability to allow an on-the-fly decision about project width can save you time and anguish, so let's take a look at why the foundation single crochet stitch is an essential...

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My Life in Yarn: The Ongoing Journey

My Life in Yarn: The Ongoing Journey

In 2020, Lion Brand Yarn is encouraging makers and artists around the world to make a Traveling Afghan, and share more about their lives in the yarn industry using the hashtag #MyLifeinYarn.  Personally, I'll be doing a bit of reflection, a bit of cleanup, a lot of...

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Cactus Cowl Knitting Pattern: A Quick 2 Skein Project

Cactus Cowl Knitting Pattern: A Quick 2 Skein Project

The Cactus Cowl knitting pattern walks you through making a bandana cowl, a triangle shawl without the triangle shawl ends. This makes it a warm and chunky winter neckerchief without all the extra bulkiness of those dangling ends and tassels! Don't get me wrong, I...

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The High Line: A Button-Shoulder Crochet Sweater

The High Line: A Button-Shoulder Crochet Sweater

The High Line crochet sweater pattern uses the same basic stitches you know and love, simple construction, and a unique shoulder accent to create a a cozy wardrobe favorite you'll want to wear every day!   I've been working on this sweater for what seems like...

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