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What to Crochet When You Are Bored

Since you are looking at an article called “what to crochet when you are bored”, I’m going to go out on a limb here and guess that you’re likely bored. Ugh, boredom; probably my main real-life nemesis. When I was little and I’d tell my dad that I was bored he’d respond, “only boring people […] Read more…

How to Double Crochet Ripple Stitch

It seems like the ripple stitch and chevron stitch are almost as iconic in crochet as the granny square. The ripple stitch is used in all sorts of designs and it’s time you learned how to work it. Below you’ll find written instructions as well as full step-by-step photo tutorials (right and left-handed photos) walking […] Read more…

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Nantucket Easy Double Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve been crochet for a long time, this easy double crochet dishcloth pattern is perfect for quickly whipping up a stack of useful dishcloths. Just a warning: You are probably going to want to buy more yarn because once you finish a stack of kitchen cloths, you’ll want to start […] Read more…

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Lacy Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

The Lightly Lacy Baby Blanket crochet pattern gives you a blanket that’s neither too fancy nor too plain. It strikes a great balance right in the middle making it a lovely pattern to use for any baby. Plus, you can easily adjust the size and make it a throw for your own living room. Keep […] Read more…

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The Best Crochet Gifts for Dad

Is Father’s Day or Christmas looming and you just aren’t sure what to make for your dad? Don’t worry, you’re in the right place if you are looking for great crochet gifts for dad! Below you’ll find crochet gift ideas for dad and as a bonus, each one is a free crochet pattern! Grab your […] Read more…

16 things to crochet with thin yarn

Crochet with Thin Yarn

Do you have some thin yarn in your stash that you just aren’t sure what to do with it? Perhaps you have your eye on some lightweight yarn in the store or you’re just ready to venture into a new yarn weight you haven’t tried yet. Whatever the reason, here are some great ideas of […] Read more…

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Hartfield Crochet Hanging Basket

Is your house as disorganized as mine is? It seems like I can never get it all in order and I’m perpetually looking for more storage and organization solutions. I’m the most motivated to keep organizing when my storage solutions are as cute and functional as these crochet hanging baskets. Now, with this free crochet […] Read more…

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Best Crochet Hook Case

You’re officially hooked and now it’s time to find the best crochet hook case for your collection. Yes, the pun is completely intended and yes, I know it’s cheesy. Crocheting has become a norm for you and you are probably noticing that not only is your yarn stash growing, but your crochet hook collection is […] Read more…

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