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Benefits of Being A Part of Crochet Groups

Even if you are starting out as a crocheter or you are already experienced in the art of knitting, you can have more fun doing your crochet projects as part of crochet groups. Being a part of a crochet group can be very beneficial in finding new friends with similar interests, getting advice on how […]

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Yarn Tension and Mastering it – How Tight to Crochet

If you are new to crocheting, you will notice that some stitches tend to appear big, while some others appear small. This may be because you might have crocheted on the same stitch with the same crochet hook which in turn results in uneven yarn tension and has nothing to do with the actual stitches. […]

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Tapestry Crocheting – The Know How

Tapestry crocheting is a crochet niche that people find very intimidating as it involves different yarn colors indicating it has many ends to weave in. Getting the hang of varying color changes is not tricky in crochet as it is based on a basic single crochet stitch that is very simple. You may work using […]

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Crochet World Records

There are a lot of records in the world achieved by athletes and fascinating people, yet people who take on crocheting are not an exception. It might sound weird or you might ask why there are such records even to be broken, but those people are as talented, diligent and crafty as you may not […]

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Softening Acrylic Yarn That is Rough

Yarn is always considered to be soft and plush because it is used to create crocheting and knitting artworks. However, this is a misconception. Many types of yarn are available in the world of textiles. Some are rough like leather, some are soft and allow for more comfort and luxury, while others are made from […]

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Reading Crochet Diagrams – The Basics

If you are looking at a crochet diagram for the first time, you may not understand anything. There is a need to know a few things before you begin working on the design. Understanding how you read a crochet design is by far the most critical step in continuing your passion for the art. What […]

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Minimizing Side Effects from Crocheting for Too Long

Crocheting is beloved by many. It is known to be a fairly popular activity among those who wish to create something on their own. For example, sweaters, socks, and beanies are some of the most designed products that can be made using crocheting techniques. Knitting and crocheting are known to be similar techniques in which […]

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Mastering Patience and Consistency When Crocheting

If you have felt the desire to learn crocheting, it is never too late; you can start at any time. Even if you have never held a hook in your life or do not know about a slip knot, it can be learned. Learning crochet is possible only when you have tons of patience. It […]

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Looking After Crocheted Knits

Caring for crocheted and hand knitted items is as crucial as making them. These items are treasured heirlooms, and with proper care, last for many years. It is good to follow the care instructions that are printed on the yarn labels, or you may note them down for later use.  In fact, improper laundering and […]

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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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