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Featured Free Patterns: Hats by My Hobby is Crochet and a collection by The Yarn Box

Okay people. Let's talk babies. They are cute, snuggly, and give new hope to a weary world. Yes, they also can be smelly, messy, and make a mother weary. But seriously, crocheting a gift for a new baby is the best. Here are three good reasons crocheted baby items are wonderful: babies are amazing (for all the aforementioned… Continue reading Featured Free Patterns: Hats by My Hobby is Crochet and a collection by The Yarn Box

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Birdhouse for Baby Number Five

We’ve moved! We are still The Firefly Hook, bringing inspiration to crocheters, but we changed sites. We are now at thefireflyhook.com, but we’ve got a new look. Come on over! Click here to visit site.

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Free Pattern: Honey and Berries Cowl

We’ve moved! We are still The Firefly Hook, bringing inspiration to crocheters, but we changed sites. We are now at thefireflyhook.com, but we’ve got a new look. Come on over! Click here to visit site. Click here to view the pattern. Did you follow our blog and still want to keep in touch? Sign up for our monthly… Continue reading Free Pattern: Honey and Berries Cowl

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Tutorial: Double Crochet (dc)

The double crochet (dc) is a great stitch to quickly add height to a row. One dc row usually equals two single crochet rows. Need help getting started? Click on the tutorial you need: [hook hold, cast on and chain] [single crochet in chain] [single crochet] [counting stitches] How to make a dc stitch: 1. Yarn over hook (yoh). Always… Continue reading Tutorial: Double Crochet (dc)