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3 Must-Know Methods for Minimizing Yarn Ends + a New Join

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Crocheting, Knitting |

Like many knitters and crocheters, I hate weaving in ends. Fortunately, I've come up with a few tricks and short cuts to use that usually result in only one tail to weave in at the end of the project. Read on to find out my end weaving secrets!

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September Recap: The 15 Most Popular Posts

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

You don't want to miss these highlights from the Craftsy blog! See which posts readers loved most in September, discover fun freebies and more!

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Learn How to Crochet a Necklace in Less Than 20 Minutes Using Only Scrap Yarn

Posted by on Sep 28, 2014 in Crocheting, Jewelry Making | Comments

Itching to crochet but don't have much time? This crochet pendant is the perfect project for you! Sometimes we just don't have the patience for projects that take days and even weeks. Dig through your stash and experience instant gratification when you crochet this necklace in minutes.

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Free Pattern Friday: 7 Patterns to Share With Friends!

Posted by on Sep 26, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Looking for something new to try with your friends? From jewelry to mug accessories, check out these FREE patterns to share!

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Sale Alert: Build Your Stash Fast, While Supplies Last!

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving | Comments

Stock up on the yarn, fabric and kits you love at prices you'll love even more — save up to 70% on ALL kits, fabric and yarn. Hurry and shop while supplies last!

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Get Up Close and Personal with the Four Foundation Stitches of Crochet

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in Crocheting | Comments

Are you interested in becoming a crocheter? Then you'll need to know the four foundation stitches of crochet! Take a peek at what each foundation stitch of crochet looks like, plus patterns to practice each stitch. You'll be hooking -- err, crochet hooking, that is -- like a pro in no time!

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