Learn to join sections of crochet as you work, tutorial by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio
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Learn to Join Sections of Crochet as You Work

You can use slip stitches to join different sections of crochet as you work. This is great for color blocking! As it turns out, it's also great for working in plaid! Just recently I released a new free crochet pattern called Stratford Scarf (click here to see it on Ravelry). I used this joining technique… Continue reading Learn to Join Sections of Crochet as You Work

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Plaid scarf free crochet pattern by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio
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Plaid Scarf Free Crochet Pattern: Stratford Scarf

This glorious crochet scarf pattern is now available free right here on my blog! I'm calling this "Stratford Scarf." It is a plaid scarf crocheted in strips that are joined together as you go. It's maybe a little complex to grasp the joining technique if you haven't done it before, but once you understand how… Continue reading Plaid Scarf Free Crochet Pattern: Stratford Scarf

How to Knit Ribbing in the Round, How to Knit Mittens. A video tutorial by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio
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How to Knit a Mitten, Part 1: How to Knit Ribbing in the Round

I could also call this post, "How to use circular knitting needles in the Magic Loop Method," or "How to make mittens," or "How to do the long tail cast on." There are several skills involved that are all great things to learn! The primary purpose of this tutorial, however, is to teach you how… Continue reading How to Knit a Mitten, Part 1: How to Knit Ribbing in the Round

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Variety Show Scarf, a Free Crochet Pattern

The back story of this crochet Super Scarf I've named this crochet patternĀ "Variety Show Scarf". Why did I name it that? My kids were working on a theater production, a variety show or musical revue, during the time I was making this scarf. Given the color of the yarn, I thought it was apt. This… Continue reading Variety Show Scarf, a Free Crochet Pattern

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Stribet Scarf

Today I am happy to tell you about my design, "Stribet". This is a design that I did for Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts, a delightful yarn company out of Canada.   The yarn for this design is Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Merino/Cashmere/Nylon fingering weight. Let me tell you, this yarn is so nice to work… Continue reading Stribet Scarf