How to Crochet Old Fashioned Rag Rugs

Crochet an Old Fashion Rag Rug. Our Hardware Store sells a bag of Rugs for about $12 (CDN) and we have been thinking about making a rug from these. So this Video is very timely on how to make a Rug out

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Tricot or Tunisian crochet

This Crochet technique has many names. Tunisian stitch Tricot stitch Railway stitch Fool’s stitch Idiot stitch and I am sure many more.  This is sort of a combination of knitting and crochet and usually the hook is long or one with a

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Self-Fringed Scarf – Crochet

Crochet a Self Fringed Scarf This is a beginner knit scarf that gets its great looks from fringe all the way down the length. The easy fringe is created by dropping the last few stitches after the simple garter scarf is all

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3D knitting: A new dimension in weaving and spinning

First there was 3D Printing, Now 3D Knitting. These are exciting times in the technology area.  3D Printers can now create artificial parts for the body as well as parts to fix your sons/daughters toys. With this new technology, you can scan

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11 Dinosaur Knitting Patterns

Nothing puts a smile on my Granddaughters face like a Knit Dinosaur does. Even in my wood workshop, she comes in and asks to build a dinosaur.  It does not matter what it looks like, just as long as she builds it.

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“Triple Puff” Crochet Granny Square – Free Pattern

Every wanted to try a “Triple Puff” Granny Square? I guess the question could be, Have you ever heard of a “Triple Puff” Whether you are new to crocheting, Eline Alcocer has put together a great tutorial on making this pattern.  You

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DIY Arm Scarf

Ever wanted to try Arm Knitting? Anne puts together a good video on arm knitting. At the end, you will have a nice scarf to ward off the winter winds. Winter is coming and a lot of us are wondering what we

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Avoid a Gap at the Join in Circular Knitting

How to avoid the Dreaded Gap when doing Circular Knitting Sometimes a small notch remains between you first and last stitches when you cast-on when you are knitting in the round. You can usually fix this when you weave in the tail.

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Twisted German Cast On

Knitting with the German Twisted Cast On The German Twisted Cast On is a variation of the Long Tail Cast On. This method gives more stretch to your edging by adding an extra twist. Casting On: Twisted German Cast On This cast

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Crochet 15 Pixar-Inspired Patterns

Great Roundup of Pixar Characters for Crocheting. Some of these patterns are for sale but most of them are Free. I think I had a smile on my face for almost all of them. Not enough time in a day!  For a

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