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”

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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

Learn to crochet circles with an adjustable ring in the center. Tutorial video by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio
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Learn to Crochet Circles with an Adjustable Ring

Learn to crochet circles If you've learned to crochet fairly recently, and have gotten pretty comfortable make squares and rectangles, you may be wondering how to crochet circles. It's a little bit different, but not too hard.     There is more than one way to start a crochet circle. It is usually best to… Continue reading Learn to Crochet Circles with an Adjustable Ring

Baby shower gifts to crochet, crochet patterns by Banana Moon Studio
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Gifts to Crochet for Baby

Are you attending a baby shower soon? Looking for a one of a kind handmade gift to crochet? I have five great patterns for adorable baby items! I'll provide some specifics and the pattern links below so you'll have one of these ready to go for the shower! Want to stay in the loop when… Continue reading Gifts to Crochet for Baby

Crochet pattern, 4th of July coasters, Independence Day. Banana Moon Studio
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Pennant Coasters, a Crochet Pattern for the 4th of July

Start now and you can make these cute coasters to celebrate the 4th of July or make them in your own colors to match your decor or event! These are made in size 10 cotton crochet thread. The pattern is free! It includes the instructions for three different circles. You can make whichever ones you… Continue reading Pennant Coasters, a Crochet Pattern for the 4th of July