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How to Crochet the Easy Basic Scarf for Beginners

Inside: Free pattern to crochet the Easy Basic Scarf. Includes written instructions, tips and links to fully-captions tutorial videos. The Easy Basic Scarf pattern uses just half double crochet stitches so even a complete beginner can make this simple pattern.  The project was designed to go with Lesson 2 of my How to Crochet series.  …

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Learn to crochet Easy Basic Hats for your whole family!

Inside: How to crochet the Easy Basic Hats free pattern with written instructions for 5 sizes from baby to adult and tutorial videos. Crochet hats for the whole family!  The Easy Basic Hats features a ribbed brim, half-double crochet body with a shaped crown.  The brim is worked flat while the remainder of the hat …

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Crochet this Easy Mock Garter Stitch

Inside: Pattern instructions, tips and video tutorial for the crochet Mock Garter Stitch. “I don’t needle knit so how can I make the garter stitch using crochet?” I get questions like this all the time. The fact is you can’t convert a needle knit stitch to crochet. However, you can get creative and crochet something …

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How To Crochet Ribbing: Add Stretch to Your Project

Inside: Learn how to crochet ribbing: 1 x 1 and 2 x 2 rib stitch patterns that look like knitting. See the written patterns and tutorial videos below. Hat brims, cuffs, blankets and more! Ribbing is the term we use for a stretchy knit fabric. Now you can create that same look and function on …

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What is a Turning Chain in Crochet? | Includes Chart

Inside: Answers the question “What is a turning chain in crochet?” plus shows a handy chart that tells you the number of turning chains needed for each crochet stitch. When you’re first learning to crochet sometimes the terminology can be confusing. You’ve heard the term turning chain, but not understand what it is and why …

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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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