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Always in Ami - finding the right hook

When you’re making an Amigurumi (i.e. toy), it’s important to find the right hook, and the right hook will be different to the hook you’d usually use for a given yarn. 750 more words

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Pretty cashmere yarn

Cashmere, one of the most approachable of the luxury fibres, has been my focus lately. I have been spinning the cashmere fibre that I purchased from  455 more words

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THE BEST ANNIVERSARY GIFT A GIRL COULD HAVE

especially if she is a seamstress! Always on my wish list, but especially since I did my ‘Sew Better, Sew Faster’ Craftsy Course with Janet Pray when she advocated this; 205 more words

Life A Work In Progress

Reverse single crochet

Reverse single crochet is one of my favourite crochet stitches, it makes a solid border that isn’t too fussy, but which adds a nice piece of interest to an item. 732 more words

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Invisible joins (& slipstitch joins)

You’ve finished your round, and it’s time to join! Normally in crochet we join rounds using a slipstitch. The slipstitch is a great join, it’s the one I use the most often, so before I go into the invisible join, I’ll quickly cover slipstitches. 1,021 more words

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Standing stitches

In crochet, we normally start a new row or round by making a series of chain stitches that takes us to the height of the crochet stitch we’ll be working (one for single crochet, two for half-double, three for double, etc). 465 more words

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