Tag Archives: Crochet

Beading: How To Bead With A Crochet Hook

This week we have contributing guest blogger Caryl Pierre sharing a great technique with us: how to add beads to your knitting with a crochet hook. Caryl is a NYC-based knitwear designer with a gorgeous range of designs, all beautifully … Continue reading

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Tangled Goes to Sock Summit and Launches Summer Sock Yarn Issue

I love this magazine! I am continually delighted by the inventive and thoroughly modern knit and crochet designs over at Tangled Online Magazine. The “bi-craftual pair” at Tangled has done it again, launching a beautiful summer issue with an 80’s … Continue reading

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How To Crochet A Scalloped Edge or Border

Let’s mix it up! Time for some crochet. Here’s how to create a scalloped border around any knitted (or crocheted) project. Written instructions below the video: If you’d like to follow along as I knit the swatch above, here are … Continue reading

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Knitted Dishcloth Pattern and How To Add a Single Crochet Border Onto Your Knitting

“But honey, you LIKE doing the dishes!” The first time my boyfriend said this to me I stared him down like a jungle cat narrowing in for the kill. Misguided man-notions aside, why not make something you do anyway more … Continue reading

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Knitting a Provisional Cast-on

A provisional cast-on is a cast-on that you take out later. Why would you want that? Well, if you want to be able to knit from both ends of a project, it’s the perfect way. The provisional cast-on preserves your stitches … Continue reading

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