Stitch Tuesday – jeobneun stitch

With fall fast approaching, I’m thinking more and more about cozy and warm fabrics. Cables make dense fabrics and the textures are amazing. They are awesome for outer wear or home decor like pillows and throws. This is a particular favourite of mine. Ch multiple of 6 plus 3. Dc in 4th ch from hk,…

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Stitch Tuesday – tweed stitch

I love tweed. It’s a classic, which never goes out of style. Any given year, any given season, you’ll be able to find tweed in the runway. Crocheted tweed stitch doesn’t quite look like woven fabric, but it’s very flexible and has a lovely texture. Ch even number of st Sc into 2nd st from…

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Stitch Tuesday – reading charts

Charts are great for both crocheting and knitting. They provide clarity. There can’t be any confusion due to wording and explanations. They are also great for visualizing what the pattern looks like before you begin. I often find myself in a rabbit hole of patterns and charts on Pinterest. The problem is, half of them…

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Stitch Tuesday – Faux Knitting

Crochet is my first yarny love. It’s the first fibre art I learned and I still have a special place for it in my heart. However, before I knew how to knit, I would often wish there was a way to create knitted looking fabric with a crochet hook. Little did I know, there is!…

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Stitch Tuesday – foundations 

Different foundations serve different purposes and are best suited for different projects. Here are four most common ways to crochet foundations. Pick the one you like the best! I know I have my favourites. Happy stitching!

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Stitch Tuesday – stars and stripes

With July 4th fast approaching, I’m sure many Americans are getting ready for celebrations. Here is a super quick bunting pattern. You may recognize it from Canada day post last week. The only difference is stars instead of maple leaves. Star pattern: Worked in rounds, do not turn. Start with a magic loop, ch 3…

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Canada Day ready

Canada is turning 150 this year. I’m very proud to call Canada my home. I’ve lived in a few countries in my life and Canada tops the cake. This is a place I call home. Thus, I’m very excited to celebrate! I found the leaf pattern on Pinterest. Although the pattern is not written very…

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