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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

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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

How to crochet the bobble stitch, a video tutorial by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio
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How to Crochet a Bobble Stitch

What is a crochet bobble stitch? A bobble stitch is the kind of puffy stitch you see in the photo above. It looks like a little ball that sits on top of your crochet fabric. Get 2 FREE patterns when you subscribe! Why would I want to use a bobble stitch? Bobble stitches can be… Continue reading How to Crochet a Bobble Stitch

How to easily cut fringe for a crochet or knitting project, a tutorial by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio
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How to Make Fringe for a Crochet or Knitting Project

Why would I want to make fringe? Howdy all! Recently I released a new knitting pattern, Minco Shawl, that has fringe all along the edge. The pictures in this tutorial are from that project, using Lion Brand Yarns Mandala, graciously provided by Lion Brand Yarns. That required cutting a LOT of fringe! Fortunately, I came… Continue reading How to Make Fringe for a Crochet or Knitting Project

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A Beginning Crochet Pattern – Beginner Bracelet Pattern and Tutorial

A crochet pattern for beginners Hi friends! Today's post is actually not about something new, but about a change. Years ago I designed this very simple cuff bracelet as a way to teach my students how to make the most basic crochet stitches, while still giving them the opportunity to make something usable and wearable.… Continue reading A Beginning Crochet Pattern – Beginner Bracelet Pattern and Tutorial