Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the Crocodile Stitch

The crocodile crochet stitch is a relatively new invention in the history of crochet but one that gained quick popularity as soon as it emerged on the craft scene. The layered look of this crochet stitch has an appealing style that really makes a project stand out as unique. Learning to crochet crocodile stitch is a little bit difficult but after you’ve gotten used to it you’ll find that it’s a great addition to your set of existing crochet skills. This guide will show you the basics of the stitch so that you understand how it works along with the most popular variations for how to crochet the crocodile stitch.

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Donna’s Dozen: Hats Off to You

Hats, hats and more hats. We have so many hats we don’t know what to do! Well I know what to do, I’m sharing with you!

I went through our listing of hats and picked a wide variety for you to make the perfect project for yourself or as a gift. This list consist of hats for men, women and unisex in so many styles. I hope you enjoy these designs and can find one that will fit your dynamic personality and keep you warm at the same time.

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February Featured Throw of the Month

Welcome to the second of our Throw of the Month series! This month’s project is the Ice Crystal Throw made in Red Heart Super Saver yarn. Each month we will have a new themed throw as a featured free pattern. Each throw will have a tip or two in the blog, as well as a giveaway to win the yarn to make the throw. Keep reading for the tip and to access the giveaway! Use the hashtag #throwmonth to talk about the series.

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Learn a Stitch, Make a Checked Cowl

Welcome to the second entry in our ongoing series Learn a Stitch, Make a Cowl! Each month in 2015 we will teach you a new crochet or knit stitch. You can then use the stitch when you make the featured cowl. This month our stitch is a checked pattern, and the cowl is the Candi’s Checked Cowl in Soft. Keep reading to learn the stitch and enter to win! Use the hashtag #learnstitches to talk about the series.

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Team Color Hats for the Big Game

Are you excited for the upcoming 2015 Super Bowl XLIX game? We are! So we designed these hat patterns for you to make to cheer on your favorite team. We have the Seahawks-inspired team hat as knit and the Patriots-inspired team hat as crochet, but you’re welcome to switch the colors so you can make a hat for the team you’re cheering on! If you’re a supporter of a different team, just change the colors.

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