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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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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How to… join yarn to one of the front loops

Working into the back loop leaves the front loop visible on the right side of the piece. Crocheting into this front loops allows you to don’t have to attach some complex amigurumi parts and all turns easier and fun! Let’s see how easy it is to join the yarn and crocheting into this front loops.    1. Make a slip…

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How to crochet through the back loop

CROCHET ABBREVIATION (BL) – WORKING IN THE BACK LOOP Where you put your crochet hook as you make your crochet stitches determinates the type of fabric you will make. Fabric made inserting your hook under only the back loops using a single crochet stitch is transformed into a special kind of texture stitch and creates a…

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