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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WIP Wednesday – Christmas Is Coming

Feeling the Christmas pressure I need to be knitting a lot more. Thus I’m adding streaming to WIP Wednesdays. Check it out on twitch! Link below. http://www.twitch.tv/cheekygarden?sr=a Why can’t I have nice things? My stream ended half way through so once again it’s a two parter. http://www.twitch.tv/cheekygarden/v/188750453?sr=a&t=1s

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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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Stream – trying out Twitch

I don’t know how this is going to go. I’m gonna try this out and if all is well this will be a regular thing instead of YouTube. I hope you’ll enjoy! Let me know what you think. Feedback is oh so welcome! http://www.twitch.tv/cheekygarden?sr=a So first video ended abruptly. I had to make another… I…

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WIP Wednesday – Stash Busting

I’m sure we all struggle with managing the stash. At times it seems to have a mind of its own and it grows at will. I’ve been trying to take control and do some busting. I had some sport and sock weight yarns, hand dyed by yours truly. They both became lovely finished objects, but…

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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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