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How to Read a Crochet Pattern – Part 2

This tutorial is written for the crocheter who knows how to crochet basic stitches and would like to explore patterns designed by Mary Maxim.  This tutorial does not show how to crochet each stitch from the beginning to end, but does show you one repeat of the stitches written in pattern and relies on you, the crocheter, to continue following the...

How To Gauge for Team Spirit Challenge Crochet Along

Assess the pattern Starting a new project without properly gauging can be a disaster. It is very easy to do, especially when that item is a wearable. Don’t forget to ask yourself some common clothing questions that you may want to be thinking about. Will it fit?  Does it wear properly? Is one sleeve longer than the other?  With gauging...