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How to… make a magic knot (invisible join)

An invisible knot is a method of joining two strands of yarn so that, as the name suggest, the join is hidden and so, doesn't disrupt the pattern of your crocheted item. Typically, this type of knot is only used to join together the same coloured yarn strands, for example, when you run out of… Continue reading How to… make a magic knot (invisible join)

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How to… make a magic loop

A magic loop (also know as a magic ring) is commonly used when making amigurumi projects as it allows you to tightly secure your starting ring, hence stopping any stuffing from spilling out later! Stitches: This tutorial is written in UK terms and uses the following stitches (stitch tutorials can be found in my crochet… Continue reading How to… make a magic loop

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“How to…” make a solid granny square

This tutorial will describe how to make a solid, seamless granny square. This was the first crocheted item I ever made. I had the grand plan of making a king sized granny square blanket for my bed. However, whilst it's pretty quick to make one granny square, making 1000 of them takes a lot longer...… Continue reading “How to…” make a solid granny square

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“How to…” Get started with crochet

https://youtu.be/A3YhufoGTGU Welcome to my "How to…" crochet tutorial series! Since you're here, you must be looking to learn the wonderful craft that is crochet. This post will start with the very basics that you'll need to get going with crochet, including the types of projects you can make and the tools you'll need. Deciding on… Continue reading “How to…” Get started with crochet

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“How to…” double crochet (US Single)

Today we're going to be learning how to double crochet (US single crochet). Not only is this stitch important when making blankets but it forms the basis for most Amigurumi projects. "Amigurumi is the Japanese art of making crocheted or knitted soft toys" To make these adorable little guys we would work our double crochet… Continue reading “How to…” double crochet (US Single)

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“How to…” make a foundation chain

Next up in the "How to..." crochet series, we're going to be making a foundation chain. For this tutorial I am using: The foundation chain forms the basis of many blankets and is a staple in the world of crochet. The length of your foundation chain will determine how big or small you make your… Continue reading “How to…” make a foundation chain

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“How to… ” Crochet Series

I promised a little a while ago (where does time go?!) that I would post "How to..." crochet guides. Over the coming weeks I will be adding tutorials for the following stitches/Techniques: Foundation ChainDouble Crochet (US Single)Treble Crochet (US Double)Magic RingInvisible Yarn JoinSeamless Colour Changes I'll be adding even more tutorials in the future so… Continue reading “How to… ” Crochet Series