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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…