• Talking Tension

    Let's talk about tension.....   If you are happy with your technique, and the finished result of your work, then look no further, keep doing what you are doing, and...

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  • Foundation Stitches

      Foundation stitches can be used instead of making a number of chains and then working stitches into the chains. This will be when you are working in rows.  ...

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  • Hanging a-Round

      How to attach a crochet piece to a hoop. A unique piece of artwork can be a great asset to your home, and extremely satisfying to make. From tiny...

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  • Seamless Squares

    I have been playing with some ideas...nothing new there then!! One thing that really bugs me is the "seam" you get in a square, or hexagon, when you are working...

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  • Securing ends…

    Ok I know, so many people hate weaving in ends! But if you want your project to be loved and used for a long time, then it needs to stand...

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  • Starting and Standing Stitches

    Starting and Standing stitches. What’s the difference? Well….. a starting stitch is used at the beginning of a round or row, where you are continuing in the same colour. Rather...

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  • Simple Squares

    Simple Squares So many crochet projects are based on squares. Some are simple and some use more advanced techniques. Sometimes you may have a fancy square, and to make it...

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  • 3 Ways to Join Yarn

                When you are working with most projects, there will come a time that you need to join a new ball of yarn, especially with...

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  • Invisible Join

          Invisible Join Like so many techniques used in crochet, there is a plethora of tutorials out there for you to learn from. There is no right or...

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  • Magic Ring

    Magic ring There are many photo tutorials and video tutorials out there, showing many different techniques for a "Magic Ring" or circle. Let me first say....there is no right or...

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  • Perfect Picots

            Perfect Picots Picots can look so pretty as an edging, especially when working with finer yarns, either on blankets, shawls or doilies. Some patterns will require...

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  • Managing your Projects

                Here is a little insight into how I manage my projects. I always start with colour. Even if I don't know what the finished...

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  • Crochet Basics

     Crochet Basics There are so many ways to learn how to crochet. From books, video tutorials, classes, friends and family. My Nana taught me when I was very young, but...

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  • Blocking

              Blocking Some people do, some don't! Personally I always block my work. Firstly it makes it much easier to join pieces together when they are...

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  • Puff Facial Scrubbie

    This luxury Puff Stitch facial scrubbie is really quick and easy to make. Give yourself or your friends a wonderful Spa experience every day. Scrubbies are great for kids too....

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