Month: November 2018

Reasons Why Knitting and Crocheting Make the Best Hobby

With there being so many things to do in your spare time, it is really important to find something that is really enjoyable. There is nothing like having a hobby that you are passionate about. Whether you knit, bake, paint, fish, or golf, you should be doing it because it’s something that’s near and dear […]

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Arm Crochet Your Way to Knits

Knitting and crocheting are design forms that are known to have been a part of winter fashion for centuries. It can be made quickly and efficiently and requires little to no effort to be created. There are many techniques to knit a quick piece of clothing during winter. One of such methods includes ‘arm crocheting.’ […]

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All About Crochet Blocking

The numerous hours you spent crocheting your vests, sweaters, and jackets will bear fruit only when you are done with the finishing touch. A process known as ‘Blocking’ achieves the finish that completes the product. Blocking provides a professional touch to the crocheted work. It is as simple as spraying the design with water or […]

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Cross Stitch Fabrics 101

The choice of fabric for cross stitch affects so much about a project. The fabric choice affects the feel, the appearance, and the ease with which it can be stitched. There’s easy aida fabric, and other advanced options that can lead to intricate and more classic looking designs. So how do you go about choosing […]

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All About Stitches and Patterns in Cross Stitch

Starting with cross stitch as a beginner requires basic knowledge of the fundamentals that the art uses. Among the most important are knowing the types of stitches used in cross stitch as well as understanding the basics of the pattern. Without further ado, here’s everything you need to know about both stitches and patterns for […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Needle Minders

Cross stitching is all fun and games until someone loses their needle. Of course, with all the picking up and putting down and the dozens of other embroidery stuff lying around, losing a needle or two is inevitable. This will often happen when you change the threads or when you need to take a break […]

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Get Started with Cross Stitch in 3 Easy Steps

If you’re one of those late bloomers who has just recently decided that cross stitch is your thing, this article is for you. For beginners, it is best to start with the basics, and starting with these three easy steps, you will become a cross-stitch pro in no time. 1. Selecting and Reading Cross Stitch […]

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