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Tackle Advanced Crochet Patterns in 3 Easy Steps

Tackle Advanced Crochet Patterns in 3 Easy Steps

We’ve all seen them….. those gorgeous crochet patterns that you just have to make. Then you notice that it’s marked “advanced”.  At this point you have 2 choices. Keep looking for something else, or try to tackle it. I know from experience that if you love the […]

Is Crochet Gauge Important?

What is crochet gauge?  Your crochet gauge refers to how many stitches, or pattern repeats, across and how many rows will fit into a 4″ X 4″ square. If for some reason the pattern repeat won’t fit into a 4″ square the designer will try […]

Making Your Handmade Items Stand Out

Have you ever heard the saying, “It’s the little things.”?  I believe we can include our handmade items in this saying.  So, how do you make your item stand out above everyone else’s?  Here are just a few tips. 1)  Tie in all your ends and make […]