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Soothe Your Tired Hands

Soothe Your Tired Hands

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If you’re prone to marathon crochet sessions that sometimes leave your hands achy, try adding these stretches to your crochet routine.

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Money-Saving Tip: Don’t Buy Duplicate Hooks

Money-Saving Tip: Don’t Buy Duplicate Hooks

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Are you one of those people who can never remember the sizes of hooks you already own and just buy a brand-new one for every project "just in case"? Ask yourself, do you really need 16 size-J crochet hooks? Here's a solution that keeps me from buying the same tools over and over.

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Become a Part of This Years Hottest Toy Craft

Become a Part of This Year's Hottest Toy Craft

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It seems like everybody’s doing it, right? Amigurimi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting cute toys in the round. These delightful little projects are quick, easy, and a little habit-forming.

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Fiber Arts Exhibit at Sacred Heart University is Sure to Please

Fiber Arts Exhibit at Sacred Heart University is Sure to Please

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From cotton to flax, fibers have been used since ancient times to create everything from blankets and clothing to baskets for gathering food. In this exhibit, they become art.

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Book Review: Crochet Inspiration by Sasha Kagan

Book Review: Crochet Inspiration by Sasha Kagan

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I happened to be working at Soho Publishing while Sasha Kagan’s book was being produced, and I remember the sheer excitement about all of her beautiful colorwork. If you’re a crochet novice, you’ll find Kagan’s use of color to be absolutely aspirational. If you are a seasoned pro, this book offers you the opportunity to be re-inspired by every loop you make.

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Use Simple Crochet Techniques to Make Hip, Handmade Hats

Use Simple Crochet Techniques to Make Hip, Handmade Hats

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This innovative book contains patterns for cute, casual, and funky hats and caps.

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Crochet Blog to Watch: Crochet By Faye

Crochet Blog to Watch: Crochet By Faye

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If you’re looking to find the pulse of modern crochet, several of today’s crochet designers also happen to be—you guessed it!—bloggers. This interview with Robyn Chachula will be one of many featuring crochet-related blogs to watch. In my opinion, there aren’t enough crochet-related blogs, but more seem to pop up as I keep looking.

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Granny Square How-To

Granny Square How-To

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The classic granny square is a major foundation piece of many crochet patterns. Here is an easy-to-follow tutorial for a basic double-crochet granny. Once you've mastered this simple pattern piece, you’ll be ready to take on all kinds of great crochet projects. Be warned: you’re about to get hooked!!

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Free Crochet Basket Pattern

Free Crochet Basket Pattern

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When I first saw this adorable free crochet pattern from the collaborative efforts of Orange Flower and Chick Pea Sewing Studio, I loved it for three reasons: easy construction, super-affordable yarn, and plenty of options for customization.

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The Tool You Never Knew You Needed: Stitch Gauge

The Tool You Never Knew You Needed: Stitch Gauge

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Think stitch gauges are only for knitters? Think again! Here are three ways crocheters can use this handy tool.

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Craftypod Jewelry Projects

Craftypod Jewelry Projects

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Craftypod is the blogging home of Portland crafter, Diane Gilleland, aka, Sister Diane, leader of the Portland Church of Craft. This extremely talented lady has a new project that I'd like to share with you.

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Crochet as Art: Joana Vasconcelos

Crochet as Art: Joana Vasconcelos

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Artist Joana Vasconcelos uses crochet to transform manufactured items into incredible works of art.

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Earning Your Stripes: A Color Change Tutorial

Earning Your Stripes: A Color Change Tutorial

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Using stripes in your designs opens up a whole new world of opportunities- it's also a great way to combine different colors and textures for fashionable results. Follow this tutorial for a quick refresher on changing colors seamlessly.

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Crochet Alongs

Here's a great way to hook-up (pardon the pun) with other like minded crochet enthusiasts for inspiration, pattern ideas, and a little splash of encouragement.

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Crochet Today Contest: Design a Square

Do you like to experiment with creating your own blocks and motifs? Looking for your first design break? Get moving and enter the Crochet Today design contest-- the deadline is April 30th.

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Crochet Lesson: Crocheting in the Round

Crochet Lesson: Crocheting in the Round

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It is so easy to crochet in the round and I've found that it truly is one of the most enjoyable crochet techniques. Learn the basics as you go while making these pretty coasters.

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Book Review: 200 Crochet Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets

Book Review: 200 Crochet Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets

If you buy just one book this year for fabulous and indispensable crochet tips, I highly recommend Jan Eaton's “200 Crochet Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets”.

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Welcome to CraftStylish.com, the Crochet Edition!

Welcome to CraftStylish.com, the Crochet Edition!

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I'm so excited to be sharing crochet tips, techniques and inspiration with you! I've been crocheting for over six years and I love it. I'm excited to share some of my expertise, and learn a few things from you too!

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How to make wire-crochet jewelry

How to make wire-crochet jewelry

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I adore delicate crochet details and also love jewelry, so naturally I started to experiment with crocheting wire to make unique jewelry pieces.

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