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5 Easy Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns

My favorite occasion to break out my hooks: new babies. Handmade baby blankets are instant heirloom pieces, cherished by new mother and child as they grow. But, the time it takes to complete a stunning blanket doesnt always fit into my busy schedule. These are my go-to quick crochet patterns to bestow my love on the newest little ones in my world.

Snow Drifter Chunky Blanket by Jess Coppom

Classic...

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5 Easy Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns

My favorite occasion to break out my hooks: new babies. Handmade baby blankets are instant heirloom pieces, cherished by new mother and child as they grow. But, the time it takes to complete a stunning blanket doesn’t always fit into my busy schedule. These are my go-to quick crochet patterns to bestow my love on the newest little ones in my world.

Snow Drifter Chunky Blanket by Jess Coppom

Classic...

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Crochet Tips for the March 2018 Membership Crate

As its my first time writing a post for Knitcrate, let me briefly introduce myself. My name is Julie, and I am a crochet designer & instructor (scroll down to check out some of my work)!

Having designed for Knitcrate before, I know that this is a wonderful group of people. It makes me happy to work with them with regards to crochet. I was so excited to open this months Knitcrate Membership package...

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Crochet Tips for the March 2018 Membership Crate

As it’s my first time writing a post for Knitcrate, let me briefly introduce myself. My name is Julie, and I am a crochet designer & instructor (scroll down to check out some of my work)!

Having designed for Knitcrate before, I know that this is a wonderful group of people. It makes me happy to work with them with regards to crochet. I was so excited to open this month’s Knitcrate Membership...

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Crochet Stitch: Shells & Vs

Spring has me wanting to explore all things lacy. Ive started reaching for lighter weight yarns and patterns that feature open stitch work that become more delicate and elegant once blocked. I think playing with Shells & Vs is the perfect way to begin getting into that lacy crochet mood.

One of my favorite crochet stitches thats a bit more on the lacy side is the V-stitch. Its just a simple stitch...

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Crochet Stitch: Shells & V’s

Spring has me wanting to explore all things lacy. I’ve started reaching for lighter weight yarns and patterns that feature open stitch work that become more delicate and elegant once blocked. I think playing with Shells & V’s is the perfect way to begin getting into that lacy crochet mood.

One of my favorite crochet stitches that’s a bit more on the lacy side is the V-stitch. It’s just a simple...

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All About Fingering Yarn

Did you know that Fingering weight and sock yarn arent always the exact same thing? Today, were exploring Fingering weight yarn that isnt sock yarn as part of ourAll About Yarn series. (Check out the first post in this series, All About Sock Yarn).

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photo by Hannah Thiessen, featuring two Plucky Knitter fingering-weights

Often mis-calledFingerling yarn, Fingering weight yarn typically knits up best...

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All About Fingering Yarn

Did you know that Fingering weight and sock yarn aren’t always the exact same thing? Today, we’re exploring Fingering weight yarn that isn’t sock yarn as part of our ‘All About Yarn’ series. (Check out the first post in this series, All About Sock Yarn).

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photo by Hannah Thiessen, featuring two Plucky Knitter fingering-weights

Often mis-called ‘Fingerling’ yarn, Fingering weight yarn typically knits...

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Crochet Stitch: Crab Stitch

Most crochet stitches are worked back and forth in rows building one on top of the other. Most crochet edges are a combination of stitches that create a shaped or solid edge that suits the pattern. The reverse single crochet, however, fits neither of these molds and, in my opinion, is in a category all its own.

Also sometimes called the Crab Stitch, a reverse single crochet breaks some of the...

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Crochet Stitch: Crab Stitch

Most crochet stitches are worked back and forth in rows building one on top of the other. Most crochet edges are a combination of stitches that create a shaped or solid edge that suits the pattern. The reverse single crochet, however, fits neither of these molds and, in my opinion, is in a category all its own. 

Also sometimes called the Crab Stitch, a reverse single crochet breaks some of the...

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