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A Fun Crochet Flat Braid Join

​​​This is the top down rope join or braid join, my goto joining technique for motifs, granny squares and cowls. I find the method quite relaxing as I work my way through completing a blanket and a speedy way to fiish up the join for a cowl. Note:  Links in the ‘What I Used’ box below are […]

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How to Crochet Crocodile Stitch | Scales

​​This is the ​second of two tutorials to create the stunning crocodile stitch in crochet.  ​This is where the beauty of the stitch becomes apparent.  Once he first set of scales have been created the rest becomes much easier to work on with the scales overlapping to build up a beautiful finish. It’s also a great […]

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How to Crochet Crocodile Stitch | V Stitch

​​This is the first of two tutorials to create the stunning crocodile stitch in crochet.  This is one of the first  stitches I learned, after basics as I adored the texture and of course dragons.  I instantly had visions of dragon scale garments running through my head, which have yet to fully arrive but they’re […]

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How to Crochet a Simple Star

​A fun and fast make for applique, wizards robes, witches wands, Fairy Godmother’s wands and of course our very own Winter Fir Teacosy. This  video tutorial shows how to create a simple 5 pointed star, starfish or sunburst.  The patterns is written below and the video walks you through the process with both US and UK […]

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How To Crochet Ribbed Cuffs

A simple to follow video tutorial for  ribbed cuff effect today with both UK and US terms used throughout.  This is the first of two ways I regularly use to create ribbed cuffs for sleeves, cardigans, sweaters, mitts or hats. This example is worked in the round for a sleeve, from the upcoming design Cascade […]

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Charity Makers List

​We are building a resource list of makers in the yarn community who, on an on-going basis, donate a portion of their sales to charity. These can be patterns, finished objects, or even services. If you  or someone you know would like to be included, please send us the relevant information via the submission form at […]

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