Crafty Tip: Crochet Stitch Markers

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Today’s crafty tip: Crochet stitch markers also work wonders as elastic and drawstring threaders. Today’s crafty tip: Crochet stitch markers also work wonders as elastic and drawstring threaders. A post shared by Lindsey Stephens (@the_lindsey_life) on Aug 9, 2017 at 6:43am PDT

3 P's of Learning to Crochet

The 3 P’s of Learning to Crochet

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. As I teach people to crochet for the very first time, I’ve found these 3 P’s to be incredibly important: Practice – It may be a cliche, but practice really does make perfect. When you crochet, your two hands have to work together in a way they haven’t before. You have to practice and practice to build the new muscle memories that crocheting requires. Patience – This goes hand-in-hand with …

A Note on Knitting and Crocheting Gauge

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. As you work a new stitch pattern you may find your inner dialogue changing as you continue to work more repeats: 1st repeat – What am I doing? Knit 3? No wait, it’s knit 2, then decrease. Slip…slip….ok I’m supposed to slip purlwise. 2nd repeat – Knit 2… slip…wait am I on a right side or wrong side row? 3rd repeat – Hey, I kinda got the hang of this …