The building blocks of crochet, motifs perfectly combine structure and lace, and are the perfect components for sweaters, scarves, shawls, and more. Crochet motif patterns can also be the perfect technique for crocheting squares, hexagons, circles, and more. With this free collection of patterns, I wanted to highlight both projects that used crochet motifs in […]

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11 Free Crochet Amigurumi Patterns

Click on the Download Now button or link below and learn why this Japanese art form has caught on worldwide. Eleven different patterns make up this exciting free amigurumi tutorial, and your crochet creatures are just a click away from being born. Because these crochet amigurumi patterns can be whipped up quickly, they are easy […]

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5 Free Crochet Poncho Patterns

Crochet ponchos returned to the fashion scene a few years ago. Ponchos provide the same warmth and elegance as a shawl, but I particularly love the way they stay on my shoulders without slipping off. A vintage silhouette with a modern fashion twist, crochet ponchos are a great way to show off the beauty and […]

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5 Beautiful Crochet Shawl Patterns

A shawl is the perfect accessory! With a crocheted shawl, you can add a touch of sophistication, ward off the cold, or let someone know that you care. In this exciting free 5 Free Crochet Shawl Patterns: Inspiring Designs for a Lace Shawl, Irish Crochet Shawl, Prayer Shawl, and More eBook, we have compiled five […]

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All of my first crochet hats were topped with pom poms or braids. When beginning hats from the crown down, I usually used slip stitch to join chain into a circle and then worked round one into the circle or worked the stitches of round one into a single chain. Both of these methods leave […]

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By Sarah Read The History of Irish Crochet Lace Crochet first came to Ireland in the 1700s, in the hands of Ursuline nuns who had learned the technique in France, where it had developed as a shortcut for making Venetian point needle lace. Its characterized raised edges and fine mesh background could be crocheted many […]

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Best Tunisian Crochet Stitches Guidance

The origin of Tunisian crochet is shrouded in mystery. We do not know when or even where it was invented. But we know that in the 19th century, this technique quickly became popular for the warm dense fabric it could create, before falling out of fashion. In the last several years, Tunisian patterns have quickly […]

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Looking around my bedroom this morning, I realized something was missing … crochet! Despite my passion for the craft, there isn’t a single piece of crocheted home decor in my bedroom. Now I have found the perfect piece in Kim Werker’s book https://www.interweave.com/article/crochet/create-the-magic-ring-with-free-patterns/Crochet Me: Designs to Fuel the Crochet Revolution that discusses how to create […]

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How to Double Crochet Three Together (dc3tog)

The double crochet three together (dc3tog) technique among others is used to create decreases in crochet to eliminate one or more stitches. An external decrease is worked at the beginning or end of a row, at the side edge. Internal decreases, like dc3tog, are worked within the row. Generally you'll find decrease instructions in an […]

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