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Bullion Stitch – not only for embroidery

Bullion stitch is widely known among crafters, who are mainly focusing on embroidery. In embroidery term Bullion stitch is a decorative technique that is worked by twisting a thread around a sewing needle several times before inserting the needle into the cloth. Bullion stitch can also be used in crochet as a technique to create more textured stitch. This stitch can be used on […]

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Bobbles, bobbles, bobbles …

I know it is a festive season, but why not to make something special like a little toy sheep as an addition to your Nativity Set? Ok, it might be a bit late for this year Xmas I know 🙂 but never late for next year Christmas or an upcoming Easter ! 😀 A beautiful free pattern for sheep toy […]

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2 x Unusual Decrease techniques – Stepped and Sloped

As the festive season is approaching and a lot of people has busy hands… including myself I have decided to slow down on the posting activity. I hope that all my loyal crochet learners and followers will not mind fortnightly posting instead of weekly. I believe there is so much to do during a holiday and Christmas season so there […]

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3 Usual Ways Of Shaping By Decrease

The next most important thing that you will learn in crochet is increase and crochet decrease techniques. The basics of crochet increase were explained in my previous article 4 Most Common Ways of Shaping by Increase. Shaping by crochet decreasing, it simply means shortening the rows by skipping or invisibly removing the “present crochet stitches”. Increases and decreases are used […]

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4 Most Common Ways of Shaping by Increase

Shaping is a very important skill, while you are working on a crochet project. In this post I will explain 4 x most common ways of shaping by increase technique. It should be noted that this post describes techniques for flat projects worked in rows or joined circles. I am planning a specific blog post about how to shape Amigurumis […]

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3 Steps to End Off Yarn and Weave Tails

This article is about ending. Despite the fact, how sadly it sounds it is actually very exciting to end crocheted project as it means that it is finished and it can be put into a use 🙂 Ending off a yarn is called also Fasten Off ( abbreviated as FO). I highly recommend that you do 1 x slip stitch […]