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Learn the Half Double Crochet Stitch

Last in my series of crochet basics is the half double crochet stitch. I like this stitch a lot! It gives a little more height than a single crochet, which means you will finish your project faster, but it leaves smaller holes than the double crochet, which makes it more appropriate for clothing that you… Continue reading Learn the Half Double Crochet Stitch

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Learn to Crochet the Slip Stitch

Crochet beginners, I'd like to teach you another important and useful crochet stitch, the slip stitch. The slip stitch is the smallest of all crochet stitches, and is most often used to join one section of stitching to another. Some designers do use it as a stand-alone stitch and can do some pretty neat things… Continue reading Learn to Crochet the Slip Stitch

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Learn the Single Crochet Stitch

One of the smallest, most basic crochet stitches, is the single crochet. Learn how to make this stitch by watching my video below!   Find other great posts for beginners here: How to crochet a chain. Learn the half-double crochet stitch. Beginner Bracelet, a perfect first project! Learn to begin circular crochet projects.   Happy… Continue reading Learn the Single Crochet Stitch

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