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Cygnet Boho Spirit patterns and yarn information

Cygnet Boho Spirit yarn

Is Cygnet Boho Spirit yarn double knit or worsted? Here I'll explain the ins and outs of what Cygnet Boho is, where you can find it and what you can...

Cygnet Boho Spirit yarn

Is Cygnet Boho Spirit yarn double knit or worsted? Here I'll explain the ins and outs of what Cygnet Boho is, where you can find it and what you can...

The breeze easy crochet v stitch cardi

The Breeze crochet cardigan

The Breeze crochet cardigan is quick, cosy and versatile. Don't miss out on the pattern launch! Introducing Breeze, the v stitch crochet cardigan that is available from sizes 32" to...

The Breeze crochet cardigan

The Breeze crochet cardigan is quick, cosy and versatile. Don't miss out on the pattern launch! Introducing Breeze, the v stitch crochet cardigan that is available from sizes 32" to...

How to create crochet fabric that drapes

How to create crochet fabric that drapes

You may have heard that crochet fabric doesn't look as good as knit fabric. Did you know that it can? Here I will explain how to create fabric that drapes!...

How to create crochet fabric that drapes

You may have heard that crochet fabric doesn't look as good as knit fabric. Did you know that it can? Here I will explain how to create fabric that drapes!...

US and UK crochet terms: DOuble crochet means treble crochet in  UK terms because it involves 2 motions, but has 3 loops on the hook.

UK and US crochet terms explained

US and UK crochet terms explained: What is the difference between them and why should you know?  Every crochet beginner at some point will come across US and UK crochet...

UK and US crochet terms explained

US and UK crochet terms explained: What is the difference between them and why should you know?  Every crochet beginner at some point will come across US and UK crochet...

Crochet hook size conversion chart

Crochet hook conversion chart

In the world of crochet, the names we use are different depending on where you are on the world. Here is a beginner's crochet hook conversion chart.  If you are...

Crochet hook conversion chart

In the world of crochet, the names we use are different depending on where you are on the world. Here is a beginner's crochet hook conversion chart.  If you are...

The Vivienne Crochet lace top

The Vivienne Crochet lace top

Everything you need to know when making the Vivienne crochet lace top.  Whether it is working out the Hdc ribbing, the v stitch or making your first project in the...

The Vivienne Crochet lace top

Everything you need to know when making the Vivienne crochet lace top.  Whether it is working out the Hdc ribbing, the v stitch or making your first project in the...