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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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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