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How to Crochet the Pineapple Stitch: A FREE Tutorial

pineapple crochet stitch

The pineapple stitch is a classic, vintage lace crochet motif that looks intricate — but you'll know it like the back of your hand in no time. Here are the step-by-step instructions for how to crochet pineapple stitch in its classic form, plus Craftsy patterns to practice the motif.

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How to Draw a Peacock Feather — Simplified!

peacock feathers colored pencil drawing

With so many colors and textures at one time, the thought of drawing a peacock feather might be a daunting one. But with a simple tutorial, you'll have no trouble drawing this fun, colorful subject.

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Easier Than It Seams: Mattress Stitch for Stockinette

How to seam your knits with mattress stitch Knitters who loathe seaming can't always avoid it, especially when the pattern has seams but is too pretty to pass up. Learn one of the most basic and painless invisible seaming techniques for sewing up two pieces of stockinette stitch. Read more »