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

How to crochet with two strands of yarn held together, video tutorial
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How to Crochet With Two Strands of Yarn Held Together

Let's learn to crochet with two strands of yarn held together. Why? Some patterns call for this, or sometimes you may want to use this technique even if the pattern doesn't call for it. It can be nice looking, but it can also provide you with a yarn that is bulkier than either of the… Continue reading How to Crochet With Two Strands of Yarn Held Together

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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