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    Crochet Coffee Cozy

    It’s still chilly around here and my all time favorite thing to do is cuddle up on the couch with a quilt (of course) and a hot cup of tea or hot cocoa. I’m a big fan of all that. What I’m not a big fan of?…the cup cooling off way earlier than I was planning on. No one likes…

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    Crochet Pot Handle Cover Tutorial

    I have this skillet that burns me every time I use it.  I’m pretty sure it’s not the skillet’s fault, but I’d like to say it was. To come up with a quick little fix, I decided to give a try at making a crochet pot handle cover– for the skillet!   The crochet thread is a little more giving than fabric…

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    How to End a Crochet Project

    You are all finished with your crochet project.  It looks fantastic.  What you aren’t sure of is how you can finish this thing!  What happens to the yarn?  Do you just cut the end?  What are all of the start and stop ends of yarn?  Where do they go? Let’s work these out together so your project can start being…

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    How to Slip Stitch Crochet

    Learning how to crochet begins with the slip stitch. This crochet stitch gets your project started off right.  Not only is it used in the beginning of the project, but you can move the location of your yarn and hook by using this stitch in the middle. How to Slip Stitch 1)  Twist your yarn so it overlaps the other…

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    How to Start a Crochet Chain

    Crochet can be a great little hobby.  It is a little bit of mindless work.  That is the reason I like it.  I can sit in front of the t.v. or hang out with the kids at the park and have a little something to keep my fingers busy. There is a little bit of counting and if you are…

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    How to Double Crochet

    Crochet can be super fun. I find that I like to do it while watching t.v. or chatting with others.  I find it a little bit of a mindless activity.  There is a little bit of counting that goes on, but really it’s kind of simple work that can be done wherever, whenever. The Double Crochet is a great stitch.…