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Mama's Got A Brand New Bag

I think there was a song about that……… Here’s a neat idea: elsewhere, someone suggested getting a partitioned wine bottle holder from the grocery store. Mine was free with a bottle, and has six pockets. I cut off the handles, crocheted a...

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Unbelievable deals

This was passed on by someone on FB, but it’s worth sharing, I think. I had no idea The Dollar Tree would sell yarn in bulk and deliver it to a nearby store for pick up! I’ve no affiliation with this business, just a happy customer....

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Fillet Crochet Samples

I saw Debbie’s suggestion (somewhere; can’t find it now) of keeping a sample book of crochet swatches. Here is one old one I unearthed, made as a coverlet for a maple doll cradle for my girls 35 years ago (hence the blurry spot to shadow a burn...

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Yarn Comparison Chart

I was getting confused by pattern references to ‘fingering’ yarns and ‘DK’ yarns, so went to google and found this Yarn Comparison Chart. It helps give an idea of how to combine weights and types of yarn. ...