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August 2018 Membership Crochet Tips & Tricks

Hi everyone, this is Julie of ACCROchet with some crochet tips for you. This months Knitcrate features a beautiful crochet pattern by Jennifer Dickerson: the Caribbean Escape. I have three tips and tricks for this one. I hope youll find them useful.

Math it Out!

Jennifer is nice enough to provide us with the stitch multiples for this pattern. This means that if we want a wider or slimmer project, we...

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August 2018 Membership Crochet Tips & Tricks

Hi everyone, this is Julie of ACCROchet with some crochet tips for you. This month’s Knitcrate features a beautiful crochet pattern by Jennifer Dickerson: the Caribbean Escape. I have three tips and tricks for this one. I hope you’ll find them useful.

Math it Out!

Jennifer is nice enough to provide us with the stitch multiples for this pattern. This means that if we want a wider or slimmer project,...

Continue reading

June 2018 Membership Crate Crochet Tips & Tricks

My name is Julie, and I am a crochet designer & instructor. Im excited by the Knitcrate “Ice Scream themed Membership Crate for June 2018, because it includes a WEARABLE crochet project! I got the yarn in Smacker, the red, but that yellow is stunning!

I rarely get this excited by patterns, but when I saw the Lemoncello poncho, I wound up my yarn, got my hook and started on the instructions. And I...

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June 2018 Membership Crate Crochet Tips & Tricks

My name is Julie, and I am a crochet designer & instructor. I’m excited by the Knitcrate “Ice Scream” themed Membership Crate for June 2018, because it includes a WEARABLE crochet project! I got the yarn in Smacker, the red, but that yellow is stunning! 

I rarely get this excited by patterns, but when I saw the Lemoncello poncho, I wound up my yarn, got my hook and started on the instructions. And...

Continue reading

Crochet Stitch: Lace Trestles

For the longest time, I was intimidated by lace patterns. Once I took a leap and tried a few, I was pleasantly surprise by how lace patterns are built with the use of simple stitches.

The definition I found for lace says that it is a netlike ornamental fabric made of threads by hand or machine. Crochet builds this netlike fabric with the basic stitches crocheters first learn. In most cases, if you...

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Crochet Stitch: Lace Trestles

For the longest time, I was intimidated by lace patterns. Once I took a leap and tried a few, I was pleasantly surprise by how lace patterns are built with the use of simple stitches.

The definition I found for lace says that it is “a netlike ornamental fabric made of threads by hand or machine.” Crochet builds this netlike fabric with the basic stitches crocheters first learn. In most cases, if...

Continue reading

Crochet Tips for the May 2018 Membership Crate

My name is Julie, and I am a crochet designer & instructor. Im excited by the Knitcrate Contemporary box because I love Marie Segares & her crochet patterns; and I also love crochet cables!

Reading through Marie Segares cabled clutch pattern, I immediately thought that some of you might wonder what locking stitch markers are, so I made a little video explanation:

Im a huge fan of using stitch...

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Crochet Tips for the May 2018 Membership Crate

My name is Julie, and I am a crochet designer & instructor. I’m excited by the Knitcrate Contemporary box because I love Marie Segares & her crochet patterns; and I also love crochet cables!

Reading through Marie Segares’ cabled clutch pattern, I immediately thought that some of you might wonder what locking stitch markers are, so I made a little video explanation:

I’m a huge fan of using stitch...

Continue reading

Crochet Stitch: Bars & Loops

Searching for this months crochet stitch was not easy. Its May, and I usually want to work with light weight yarns in vibrant spring-like colors. But the gray and snowy clouds of this past month in Chicago have me still playing with heavier yarns and patterns that arent as lacy as I would normally choose for this time of year. I looked for a stitch that was a bit in between the two extremes and...

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Crochet Stitch: Bars & Loops

Searching for this month’s crochet stitch was not easy. It’s May, and I usually want to work with light weight yarns in vibrant spring-like colors. But the gray and snowy clouds of this past month in Chicago have me still playing with heavier yarns and patterns that aren’t as lacy as I would normally choose for this time of year. I looked for a stitch that was a bit in between the two extremes and...

Continue reading