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Chudames Craft Tutorials #1: Triangle Cowl - Tutorial

Interested in making this for yourself? Check out my Free tutorial on Cut Out + Keep: http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/triangle-cowl-2 Favorite on Cut Out + Keep: http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/triangle-cowl-2 Add it to your...

My Latest Work #2: Just Buy the Pattern!

You know, they say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. And sometimes life just makes sure I don’t forget it. I’ve been crocheting fairly consistently now for about 30 years and I consider myself at an intermediate level, although I’ve...

My Little Valentine

Last year I posted several fantastic crocheted hearts for Valentine’s Day (see “For the Sweethearts” at https://thecrochetedbutterfly.wordpress.com/2016/02/14/for-the-sweethearts/), but I didn’t really want to repeat that, lovely as it was. So...

The "Simple" Scarf

A little while ago I spotted a crescent-shaped scarf/shawl and fell in love; ever since I have been chomping at the bit to design one. This couldn’t be all that difficult, could it? Little did I realize what I was getting myself into! This...

Crochet.Community Awards: Scarf #1: Announcement

Theme – Scarf Time to WRAP IT UP….with a scarf! Create a scarf, any size and any design, for this Awards event. The scarf may be a long rectangle, a triangle, or joined to form a circle. In the description of your creation tell is about the...

Crochet.Community Awards: Scarf #2: Call For Entries

Entry period of the Crochet.Community Awards – Scarf is now officially open and will close on October 24. Theme: Scarf Time to WRAP IT UP….with a scarf! Create a scarf, any size and any design, for this Awards event. The scarf may be a long...

CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS

We invite you to the exciting world of crocheting. In our series of Tutorials for Beginners you will find everything you need to start your very first project and to create a masterpiece by yourself. You will learn the basic stitches, learn how...

The Scarf #1: The Scarf ...

The Quarterly Awards sounds so simple — crochet a scarf! Well, yes, that can be simple — but picking the pattern, picking a good pattern, picking a good pattern that you like — well, that has turned out to be quite complicated!!! The Pattern...

Crochet.Community Awards

oh my … did you see the banner at the top of the page? Our Quarterly Awards starts in 2 days….. I just spent the last hour scanning pictures of crocheted scarves to see what I want to tackle for this event. Will it be a child’s scarf?...

My Crocheting Journal #25: New Tunisian Hook ... trial

Well… I finished the last official Christmas present and so I was able to give my new double-ended Tunisian hook a try. I recently made this scarf.. but the only hook that I had was a 5mm — too small. The pattern I was using called for an 8mm....