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Cowl Hood

Double crochet and treble stitches form the pattern of this versatile accessory, which can be worn as a cosy hood or a cowl.

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Article Excerpt from Modern Crochet

Modern Crochet: Patterns and Designs for the Minimalist Maker by DeBrosse, Paige Tate and Co. RRP $24.95

The following is an excerpt from the book, Modern Crochet: Patterns and Designs for the Minimalist Maker, and is republished with permission. This excerpt features information about yarn colors, and learning how to increase and decrease in crochet. Be

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Read Now: Crochet and Cauldrons

by Nancy Warren

Every family has annoying relatives; mine just happen to be undead.

My Grandmother, Agnes Bartlett, used to own Cardinal Woolsey’s knitting shop in Oxford then died and left her shop to me, without informing me that she wasn’t actually dead. She’s a vampire and part of the world’s strangest craft circle – the Vampire

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Amigurumi Treasures

by Erinna Lee

For every year of my school life (and I am sure it was the same for most of you), the end of the school year meant a report card that you had to bring home to mum and dad. My reports were typically un­memorable – average grades, mundane comments about needing to live

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Crochet a Vintage Style Kitchen Set

From: The August 2017 issue of I Like Crochet
Skill level: Easy; Intermediate

Patchwork quilts and braided rugs, white ironstone pitchers and copper kettles. These household items are what come to mind when you think of farmhouse style in the 1800s. And the Americana Kitchen Set pays tribute to that aesthetic—and the creative and industrious women of

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Spring Home Décor: Crochet Blooming Pillow Cover

From: The April 2018 Issue of I Like Crochet
Skill level: Beginner

What a charming pillow! The Bloom Brilliantly Pillow is a perfect pick-me-up for your room décor any time, but especially in spring when flowers start to bloom. Those pretty crochet posies are like a breath of fresh air after a long winter.

With its beautiful background

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75+ Stylish Scarf Patterns You’ll Adore

When the wind blows and the snow falls, there’s nothing like wrapping yourself in the warmth of a handmade scarf. The coziness brings a sense of calm and well-being that is so satisfying, especially when you’ve crocheted the scarf yourself.

Here at I Like Crochet, we have the scarf you’re looking for—actually, we have a bunch

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Front Post and Back Post Treble Crochet

Use these stitches to create a nice and open ribbing that’s great for scarves and anything that needs a little texture. Just like single and double post stitches, you’ll be working in the front and the back of the posts of treble crochet stitches. The result is absolutely amazing!

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How to: Treble Crochet Decreases

Treble crochet two together or tr2tog is a method of crochet decreasing that takes two crochet stitches and turns them into a single stitch. This decrease pops up in numerous patterns, including shawls and sweaters, so it’s definitely one every crochet should come to master. Watch this easy tutorial by Jen Lucas and see how easy this technique can be!

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How to: Double Crochet Decreases

Double Crochet Decreases, or DC2tog (double crochet two together) as it’s written in patterns, is a common technique used in sweater making where you need to shape your fabric in order to create a piece that flatters and fits your body. This technique might sound intimidating, but it’s easy to master. All you need to do is turn two crochet stitches into a single stitch! Watch to learn how easy that can be.

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