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Front Loop Only (FL only); Back Loop Only (BL only) Tutorials

In case you need further assistance on what "BL only" means in our Sock Tutorial we made this special tutorial just for you! We will show you how to work in both the back and front loops of a stitch and how this affects the look of the row. Unless a pattern specifies otherwise, always work… Continue reading Front Loop Only (FL only); Back Loop Only (BL only) Tutorials

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Tutorial: Finish Off and Tie

I feel the need to confess something. I don't believe in weaving in ends of yarn to complete a project. I believe in tying. I know – I'm a rebel. How many times have you had a crocheted or knit blanket come out of the dryer with antenna? Or multiple antennae? I know it's proper… Continue reading Tutorial: Finish Off and Tie

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Tutorial: Slip Stitch

The slip stitch is used to add stitches without adding height to a row. In this case, it is used on the coffee cozy (and Tubular Crochet) to taper off the final row to create a clean line at the end. Like the simple chain, it is easy to make your slip stitches too tight. Think loose. If… Continue reading Tutorial: Slip Stitch

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Tubular Crochet Tutorial: Connecting First Row

The single crochet is the most basic stitch in crochet. Last week we learned how to make a single crochet in a foundation chain. This tutorial will demonstrate how to create a single crochet in rows previously worked and very specifically, how to begin the second row of your coffee cozy. If you need help… Continue reading Tubular Crochet Tutorial: Connecting First Row

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Tutorial: Single Crochet in Chain

The single crochet is the most basic stitch to learn. In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to make a single crochet in a foundation chain. If you need help with holding the hook, casting on and making a chain, check out our previous tutorial. Remember: if this is your first crochet experience, it's not… Continue reading Tutorial: Single Crochet in Chain