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More free Crochet patterns – Beanies and other Hats

Just in time to make as Christmas presents- Here’s a link to a free crochet beanie hat pattern booklet: http://www.crochetme.com/media/p/138942/showcontent.aspx  – includes 5 patterns. For free booklet of 8 hat patterns, including beanies, ear-flap hats, a beret and a trilby … Continue reading

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Free Crochet Booklet – 3 bags, mittens, beaded edging

Looking for ideas to use crochet for embellishments, or ideas for embellishing a crocheted item? Here is a link to get a free booklet. It contains 3 bag patterns, a mitten pattern + a pretty beaded edging. Embellish the bags … Continue reading

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Crochet lace – with thicker yarn

Crochet lace need not be fiddly – we don’t have to do it with thin thread and a tiny hook. I’ve made several shawls, a bolero and a cocoon jacket with double knit and a large hook. They work up … Continue reading

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Crochet Technique – chain-stitch embroidery

Here’s a link to learn chain-stitch embroidery – create tartan (or plaid) on a double crochet (single crochet in US) base or freeform embroidery. http://e1.interweave.com/dm?id=6E626352C11ADFE3A545D8CA98C2201B5E9DB946F5004E9C

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