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Create unique designs on your loom with the Mock Mitered Square!

INSIDE: Free pattern for the loom knit Mock Mitered Square featuring a corner to corner two color design. Which way is it going? That’s the telltale look of a true mitered square. The rows actually change direction along the middle diagonal as you can see in the mitered corner of this Ten Stitch Blanket below. …

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Loom Knit the Best Teacher Gift Ever! Thank You Note Blanket

Inside: This loom knit Thank You Note Blanket pattern is the ultimate teacher gift complete with notebook paper and a heartfelt message. My friend and fellow crafter, Summer Cromartie, shared pictures of an incredible blanket she crocheted as a gift for her son’s teacher. The Teacher Thank You Note Blanket shows a piece of classic …

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Make Their Wedding Special: Free Afghan Square Crochet Along

Inside: Free crochet wedding afghan square pattern with tutorial videos. PLUS links to 24 other designs from Marly Bird’s Wedding Blanket CAL. I love weddings! So much preparation goes into the day to make it special. The dress, the flowers, the perfect font for the place cards. Creating an heirloom blanket for the happy couple …

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How to Knit Lace | Winter Lace Afghan

I love lace knitting. There’s something truly satisfying about seeing the pattern form row by row. You may think that knitting lace is a skill just for advanced knitters, but it’s not. Even a beginner knitter that understands knits and purls can create lace. This two-part video class teaches you how to knit lace. Be …

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Finger Knit Chevron Blanket | Loops Yarn

Finger knitting is a handy way to make a simple project on the go with no needles or tools.  With the introduction of loop yarn earlier this year finger knit projects changed from simple to spectacular.  Thanks to Michaels and their Loops yarn you can even make a finger knit chevron blanket!  Scroll down to …

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Easy Planned Pooling Afghan | Premier Everyday Plaid

You’ll be right bonny snuggled up this winter under this lovely Blackwatch Throw.  This easy planned pooling afghan pattern from Premier Yarn has a striking plaid band on a background of navy blue that would put a smile on the face of any Highlander. Once you’ve learned the basics of planned color pooling I think …

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How to Crochet Corner to Corner (C2C)

Lesson 8: How to Crochet Corner to Corner (C2C) I am especially excited about this last How to Crochet lesson.  Crochet corner to corner afghans look complex, but they are actually very easy to make.  Using the basic stitches you’ve already learned you can make a square or rectangle in any size.  From a washcloth or …

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