Category Archives: crochet tips and tricks

Should You Carry the Yarn Along the Side or Cut It? | Lion Brand Notebook


  I found this article pretty interesting, and I feel it might lend some useful information to those who question this subject as often as I do…I knew that you could ‘carry’ your yarn as you work up your project. … Continue reading

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How to join your yarn by making a double knot – YouTube


This video tutorial will show you how to join a new ball of yarn to your knitting or crochet by making an invisible knot. This knot is very strong and leaves no ends to weave in. via How to join … Continue reading

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Crochet 8-petal 3D Flower Tutorial 5 – YouTube


Hey all!  I must share this video tutorial I came across while browsing Pinterest… I don’t know if there is a written pattern or diagram for this beautiful flower motif, but I am not sure if I would have been … Continue reading

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Navajo Knitting (or Crochet) . . . Triple Strands From One Source.


I have been going crazy with this method of tripling yarn.  It is ingenious!  I am posting this to show you how it’s done.  Later on, I will share some of the projects I have been working on using this … Continue reading

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TECHknitting: The ball winder–a useful tool, especially with long color repeat yarns


I found this website today which has a plethora of useful information! Case in point, I have been looking for one more good reason  to purchase a ball-winder.  I have recently seen one put to good use in a video tutorial … Continue reading

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Learn to read crochet patterns


I am once again trying my hand at writing a pattern.  I believe this article is just what I’ve been looking for! Here is the part that especially interests me.  I need to remember to use the symbols properly. Symbols Crochet … Continue reading

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Crochet Tips From the Stars


Found this in a newsletter from Vogue Knitting!   I did not post the entire article, only the pointers I felt I could benefit  from, and ones that I often use myself.  Some of the advice experts I had not … Continue reading

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DROPS Tutorial Videos ~ DROPS Design


“Oh my goodness gracious!”  (As my daughter would say) I love DROPS Design website.  They have tons of fabulous knitting and crochet patterns.  I just discovered DROPS has video tutorials!  \o/  I am very excited to check this out.  There … Continue reading

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Bracelet Size Chart (Bracelet can be Precious metals such as gold, silver, platinum, palladium and rhodium, jade, Pearl, etc.) — e-Tools Age


I think I will find this to be very useful. Bracelet Size Chart (Bracelet can be Precious metals such as gold, silver, platinum, palladium and rhodium, jade, Pearl, etc.) — e-Tools Age. Link also has tabs for Necklace Size Chart, and Ear … Continue reading

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Knitting Needles and Tools Reviewed


“Take a look at your stash. See all those leftovers from projects past? Assorted oddballs and mini-skeins of this and that? What if you wanted to use them for a project? Some are still in the original packaging, but many … Continue reading

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