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Learn to Crochet Surface Slip Stitches

  Learn to crochet slip stitches across the surface of your crochet fabric! This technique can allow you to make patterns on the surface like plaid, embroidery, letters, and geometric shapes! I have two patterns published that uses this technique! One is called Punch Pillow, shown below. You can see that I made straight lines… Continue reading Learn to Crochet Surface Slip Stitches

Learn to Crochet Surface Slip Stitches, a video tutorial from Banana Moon Studio
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Punch Pillow, a Crochet Pattern

  This is Punch Pillow, originally published in a special issue by Annie's called, From Scraps to Sensational. This is a pillow sham design that you put over a pillow form. I used Berroco Weekend DK to make this one and that would make an excellent yarn for the base. The colorful design on the front… Continue reading Punch Pillow, a Crochet Pattern

Crochet this plaid skirt! Design from Banana Moon Studio for Interweave Crochet
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Plaid Skirt, a Crochet Pattern Using Surface Crochet

Hooray!  I finally get to reveal a pattern that I've done!  I did so many during the second half of last year, but it is usually 9 months or longer from the beginning of the publishing process to the end of it.  So, I made this last fall I think, and here it is!  … Continue reading Plaid Skirt, a Crochet Pattern Using Surface Crochet