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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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How To Do Decrease in Double Crochet – too many loops?

This article explains crochet decrease techniques used in a double crochet stitch. The basics of single crochet stitch were explained in my previous article https://yarnonhook.com/2018/12/07/3-usual-ways-of-shaping-by-decrease/  1. Single decreasing in double crochet within a row (dc2tog) Stitch to the position of the decrease. In my case I worked 15 DC with 2CH turning. My decrease position is 6th and 7th DC […]

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Treble Crochet Stitch (tr) – Double “Trouble”

Treble Crochet Stitch (tr) – Usage The Treble Crochet Stitch (tr), also called a Double Treble Crochet Stitch (dtr) in British Terminology. It is 1 x longer than Double Crochet (dc) (in British Terminology known as Treble Crochet Stitch (tr)) How to make Double Crochet (dc) – Treble Crochet (tr) stitch and it creates longer openings between the stitches producing a very […]

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Half Double Crochet – half short & half long

The Half Double Crochet Stitch (abbreviated hdc) or also known as Half Treble Crochet Stitch (htr) in British terminology is most commonly used when making blankets, garments or decorative items like appliquĂ© flowers.  The half double crochet is somewhat a bizarre stitch. The half double crochet falls in between a single crochet stitch and a double crochet stitch in height, but instead of working […]

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Crochet Minion Dog Outfit – (L) Free Pattern

Hello everybody, my nephew asked me if I am able to make a jumper for his still a puppy English Staffordshire Bull Terrier. His name is Pablo and you can follow his growing up journey here: Pablo Blue Staffy Well, there was no other specification, than that it should be a jumper to keep him warm during winter cold nights. I […]