Month: December 2018

Irish Crochet History – From The Bowels of Disaster

Ireland, in the early to mid-1800s faced extreme poverty; this was the time lace craft was born. During those tough times, Irish lace became the source of income for poor, young Irishwomen. This was the period between 1845 and 1851 after the potato famine swept Ireland. Lace Making History The introduction of lace making in […]

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Including Beads and Trinkets into Your Crochet Weaves

When it comes to customizing your weaves and crochet products, there are many options to take into consideration. While many choose to utilize lace and sometimes more thread to make their products more attractive to the eye, beads and other trinkets similar to buttons and sequins also work exceptionally well. This is due to their […]

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How You Can Crochet Without Eyesight – Inclusive Crocheting

Out of all the primary senses that one can have, eyesight is one of the most important senses. Being able to see is considered normal, and most products are catered only for those who can see. Thankfully, over time there are several adaptive ways that the blind have been included when considering the use of […]

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Helping Left-Handed Crocheters – Basics

Do you know what makes the left-handed crocheters different?  The only difference between the right and left-handed crochet is in the way you hold the hook and in the direction you work in a row. In right-handed crochet, the hook is held in the right hand, and the crafter works the stitches from right to […]

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Crocheting Plastic Bags for The Homeless to Giveaway

Crocheting is about creating fabric by interlocking the yarn or thread loops.  This is a fantastic handicraft that can turn the yarn or thread loops into hats, scarves, and ponchos. This handicraft can also turn plastic grocery bags into sleeping mats that can give a little comfort to the homeless. In reality, almost everyone has […]

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Crochet Wire Basics for Jewellery Making

Crocheting is an art form that has been around for many centuries. Used as a part of ancient fashion and lace-making; crochet is a technique that was used for clothing in the 17th century. The method utilizes a small hook, which in French translates to ‘crochet,’ to make stitches that can connect multiple pieces of […]

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