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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…” Half Treble Crochet (US Half Double)

This time we're going to learning how to make the half - treble crochet stitch (half - double crochet in US terms). Another of the basic crochet stitches, this stitch is really versatile. I've used this stitch to make blankets, add a neat border to my granny squares and to add height to my amigurumi… Continue reading “How to…” Half Treble Crochet (US Half Double)

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Scheepjes Rozeta Crochet-along 2019 – Unboxing

It's an exciting time of year, autumn is in full swing, Christmas is round the corner and Scheepjes have released this year's crochet-along (CAL). This year their CAL has been deigned by the wonderfully talented Tatsiana of lillabjorncrochet.com - check out Tatsiana's site to read about her inspiration for this year's design. The kits for… Continue reading Scheepjes Rozeta Crochet-along 2019 – Unboxing

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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