Stitch Tuesday – Pistachio Shell

We are just a few weeks away from Christmas! I hope everyone is done or is close to finishing up gifts. One of my favorite things is all the nut mixes which get put out during Christmas parties. The most favorite nut of all being pistachio. The fact that it’s in a shell makes it…

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Stitch Tuesday – Iced Shell

Oh boy! It has been cold out here. I’m so grateful for all the wool in my life keeping me warm. Though I feel like I don’t have enough wooly clothing in my life. That’s probably because I’m cold at all times. Despite the name, I’m sure this iced shell would make heck of a…

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Stitch Tuesday – Waffle Stitch

This stitch is very dense and would make for a warm sweater or blanket. It’s one of those stitches you can really get carried away with. Here’s how it’s done: Ch multiple of 4 plus 3 Dc in the 4th ch from hook and in each ch across, turn Ch 3, sk 1st st, *FPdc…

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Throw Back Thursday – History of Crochet

A little disclaimer before we begin, I am not a historian. But since I am a master of crochet, I feel like I should know a thing or two. Thus, I did some reading up on this subject. It seems no one knows for sure where and when crochet came to be. It just appeared…

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Stitch Tuesday – Brick Stitch

This blocky stitch would be great for blankets or outerwear. It’s almost like a symmetrical granny stitch. It’s a lovely graphic stitch. Here’s how it’s done: Ch multiple of 4 plus 2 Sc in 2nd ch from hk, *ch 3, sk 3 ch, sc in next ch; repeat from * across, turn Ch 3, 3…

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Stitch Tuesday – Chain Links

I’m carrying on with cables this week. Chain link stitch is a mock cable that is super easy even for a beginner. Ch multiple of 5 Hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next 2 ch, *ch 10, sk next ch, hdc in next 4 ch; repeat from * across, turn Ch 2 (counts…

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