Learn to crochet the side panels of the Roland Poncho, video from Banana Moon Studio
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Learn to Crochet the Side Panels of the Roland Poncho

Making my Roland Poncho? Let me show you how to make the side panels! They are pretty easy, but it never hurts to have the designer show you how, right? If you are a beginner, this will also show you the basic crochet stitches chain, single crochet, and double crochet. Get the FREE crochet pattern… Continue reading Learn to Crochet the Side Panels of the Roland Poncho

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Learn to Crochet Lace with the Roland Poncho

There are so many beautiful lace stitch patterns! This is just one of them, but there are things you can learn about all lace crochet by learning to crochet this stitch pattern. Watch my video below to learn to crochet this beautiful lace stitch! This lace stitch is used as the center panel of my… Continue reading Learn to Crochet Lace with the Roland Poncho

Learn to crochet cables with this video tutorial from Banana Moon Studio
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Learn to Crochet Cables

  Crochet cables give such pretty texture to your work, but how are they made?! Watch this video to learn how! In the video, I use, as an example, a free crochet pattern called Seashore Shrug, which is a cabled shrug for girls in sizes 2-10. See the pattern for Seashore Shrug by clicking here!… Continue reading Learn to Crochet Cables

Learn to crochet through both thicknesses, crochet motifs together, video tutorial from Banana Moon Studio
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Learn to Crochet “Through Both Thicknesses”

Sometimes a crochet pattern will tell you to "work through both thicknesses" in order to attach two pieces or sections of crochet together. In my free crochet pattern, Pennant Coasters, I use this method to have you attach two circles to each other. This makes the coaster double thick. This technique is also frequently used… Continue reading Learn to Crochet “Through Both Thicknesses”

How to change colors when you crochet circles, video by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio.
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How to Change Colors When you Crochet Circles

When you crochet circles, you may want to change colors between rounds to make stripes. This is not hard to do. Watch the video below to learn how!     I recently released a free crochet pattern that uses this technique, Pennant Coasters. They are 4th of July themed coasters, as seen below. See this… Continue reading How to Change Colors When you Crochet Circles