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The Solstice Crop Top (Tunisian Crochet Pattern)

Finished crop top

Hey Makers, happy summer! Yes, it is officially summer here in the northern hemisphere of our little life sustaining planet Earth. This day is commonly referred to as the Summer Solstice. What’s a solstice? Well, here’s what Wikipedia has to say about that: “The summer solstice (or estival solstice), also known as midsummer, occurs when […]

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The Denver Cowl (Pattern Review)

Completed Denver Cowl pattern from DomiknitsCreations

Hello crafters! I have another review for you today. This one is for a crochet cowl that a very talented lady asked me to review for her. Dominique is the owner of Domiknits Creations and she makes amazingly cute crochet pieces that she sells on her Etsy. She also offers some crochet patterns for those who […]

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Crochet Topped Tea Towels

Finished crochet topped tea towels

Spring is a weird time for knitters and crocheters… The weather gets warmer in most places of the world, and it’s not always practical to wear sweaters, scarves, and hats. While many makers look to shawls to fill their fiber fix during the warmer months, not everyone loves them. Personally, I think shawls are very […]

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Weeping Willow Scarf (Crochet Pattern)

Featured image for Weeping Willow infinity scarf pattern

This is a tutorial for a free pattern available on my Ravelry account. You can download it as a PDF here. Hello everyone! I hope winter isn’t being too harsh on you. If it is, then might I suggest making yourself a nice warm infinity scarf? This is a beginner crochet pattern for a soft, […]

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Quick Tips For Working With Yarn Fringe

Hi everyone. Can you believe it’s February already? Yeah, me either… I’ve been working on the second free pattern for my Back to Basics Collection, and it happens to include one of my favorite finishing accents ever – fringe! While I was very excited about adding fringe, I quickly ran into 2 major problems that I wanted to […]

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