Category: Crocheting

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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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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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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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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