How to… make a lavender eye pillow

If you are looking for an extra dose of calm and a restful self-care routine, a lavender eye pillow is a must! A lavender eye pillow relax the muscles around the eyes and block out light, while the lavender flower scent is proven to be one of the most relaxing aromas around. It’s great for yoga,…

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Coming soon… Cloud eye pillow

If you are looking for an extra dose of calm and a restful self-care routine, a lavender eye pillow is a must! So grab your yarn and crochet hook and start crocheting some cloud eye pillows for yourself and your beloved ones, because everyone deserves to have the head in the clouds for some minutes…

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How to… Extending a row with Foundation single crochet

Extending rows using foundation single crochet stitches (Ext-Fsc) is a great way to add asymmetrical elements to your fabrics. Foundation stitches for extending rows are the perfect alternative to working ch stitches and then working back into that chain, because using foundation stitches makes a more flexible and even edge that looks really lovely. This is…

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How to… make an invisible join in crochet

The invisible join is the best way to finish your crochet piece, specially when working in the round and the edge is going to be visible, because it leaves a super nice and undisturbed ring. With this technique, you use a yarn needle to make a “false” stitch that lies over the top of the…

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How to… join yarn to one of the back loops

Working into the front loop only of the stitch leaves the back loop unused and visible on your fabric. Crocheting into this back loops allows you to don’t have to attach some amigurumi parts and all turns easier and fun! I use this technique very often for a decorative reason too. Let’s see how it works:    1. Make…

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How to crochet through the front loop

CROCHET ABBREVIATION (FL) – WORKING IN THE FRONT LOOP Fabric made inserting your hook under only the front loops using a single crochet stitch, creates a set of lines on the back side of the piece. This visible lines are the unused loops of the stitches you are working into. In amigurumi, sometimes it can…

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How to… block a crochet blanket

You are almost there! your crochet blanket is complete and now It’s time to make the finish touch to your blanket. Blocking is a really great way to let the stitches relax and return to their natural state to look their best. Unblocked fabric will not properly accentuate all of your hard work, so I recommend…

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How to… attach tassels

You can make a tassel crochet border on lots of your projects, like dresses, skirts, tops, bags, blankets, pillows… to use these ends as an opportunity to add more flair. Add tassels is easier than you think! On this quick and easy step by step tutorial I will teach you how to attach tassels on…

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My stitching month… May

RAINBOW DOTS PILLOW My Rainow Dots Pillow has been nominated for Pattern of the Month at @lovecrochetcom! Thanks to this nomination I received lots of comments and love from crocheters all around the world. I’m so happy! that means a lot to me 💞 NEW YARNS ARRIVED So excited! There are big deals on yarn this month,…

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How to… Hold your Crochet Hook

There are two basic ways to hold a crochet hook: 1- THE UNDERHAND PENCIL GRIP: Hold your hook with your thumb and index finger, and let the handle of the hook rest on top of your hand.     2- THE OVERHAND KNIFE GRIP: Hold your hook with your thumb and middle finger, place your hand…

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Lou the hedgehog

Do you LOVE woodland animals? We do!! · LOU THE HEDGEHOG · Lou is a friendly little hedgehog who is interested in all sorts of things… He likes to follow slimy snail trails, search for four-leaf clovers in the meadow, and after rain, he loves to spot sparkling spiderwebs. Young animal lovers will enjoy following Lou…

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Magicus the bunny

Do you believe in magic? We do!! · MAGICUS THE BUNNY · Magicus the Bunny is ready to disappear in the magician top hat and make magic tricks with you. I know lots of you love my Magicus the easter bunny, thank you so much for your “likes” and kind words!! XOXO. To show you my…

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Types of Crochet Hooks

Crochet hooks are made from different materials such as aluminium, plastic and bamboo. Aluminium hooks are smooth, strong and long-lasting, but they can feel cold and inflexible in your hands. Plastic hooks are smooth and inexpensive, but they make squeaky noise when you are crocheting with acrylic yarn and also bend or break relatively easily.…

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Ray the rocket

Are you looking for an adventure? Ray is here to take you to a rocket ride. Let’s discoverall the planets and the stars! Are you ready? 3, 2, 1… blast off!! · RAY THE ROCKET · I’m so excited to present you this cool rocket, and I’m sure the little ones are too! This is the…

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My stitching month… June

MEDALLION TABLE MAT I’m so happy, I just finished my medallion table mat! Bubbles, bubbles, bubbles… block and join all the roundies and… Tada! My dining table looks amazing with all these colors! The pattern is from the book Crochet Adorned by Linda Perman. Isn’t it beautiful? I love it!! YOU ARE ONE IN A MINION…

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How to… make a pom pom using a fork

Everybody loves pom poms! So make these small, fluffy balls to make your amigurumis a lot more fun. Let’s see how easy it is to make pom poms using a fork.    1. Wrap the yarn around the fork. The more yarn you wrap, the thicker the pom pom will be.      2. Tie a piece of your yarn…

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Parts of a Crochet Hook

A crochet hook may seem like a very basic tool, but crochet hooks actually have five distinct parts with a specific function: 1- The TIP gets inserted into the stitches. A pointed tip can get into tight stitches more easily. 2- The THROAT catches the yarn. 3- The WORKING AREA holds your working loops and determinates your stitch size. The hook size you need…

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Christmas Elf lovey

The Christmas magic is coming to bring you love, presents and joy! And the Christmas Elf lovey wishes for hugs and love from your little one. · CHRISTMAS ELF LOVEY · Red and white clothes, pointy red hat, uncombed bangs, a smiley face… for sure this little Elf will melt everyone’s heart! Even though the plastic…

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Halloween spider

Getting ready for Halloween? sure you want to fill your house with your handmade crafts… Look at this plushie spider, she is monstrously funny!! · ITSY BITSY SPIDER · She is the Itsy Bitsy spider and sure she will make people scream and laugh a lot. This sweet little spider is 5,5 inches long and and…

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My stitching month… September

YARNS FOR A NEW PROJECT I’m mad about yarn, and I love to start new crochet projects so, can you imagine how happy am I to have a whole basket full of beautiful colored yarns? squee!! My new project will be a blanket for our sofa. I’m so excited! For sure I will grab one of…

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