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Here you’ll find crochet tutorials and patterns. These tutorials and patterns were designed with the beginner crocheter in mind.

How to Crochet Textured Stitch Dishcloth

Learn how to crochet textured stitch dishcloth! This pattern creates lots of texture – perfect for dishcloths, washcloths or hand towels! This blog post originally appeared April 14, 2017 and has been updated May 18, 2022 to include new photos and updated instructions. I have been crocheting for as long as I can remember. It’s …

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DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List!

Do you need a little DIY Christmas gift ideas help this year? Sharing my collection of over 50 DIY Christmas gift ideas that will inspire you. Handmade gifts brighten the day for both the maker and the recipient. In fact, giving a thoughtful handmade gift is one of my favorite things at Christmas and all …

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14 Free Crochet Patterns for Crocheted Coasters

Learn how to crochet with 14 free crochet patterns for crocheted coasters! Coasters are a practical gift that you can crochet in no time! This blog post originally appeared October 25, 2018. Some links have changed and some patterns that I originally shared are no longer available. I’ve updated the list of 14 Free Crochet …

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Learn How to Crochet Crunchy Stitch Dishcloth

Learn how to crochet the Crunchy Stitch Dishcloth using the crunchy stitch. Crocheted dishcloths are easy to make and make for thoughtful handmade gifts! This blog post originally appeared May 1, 2017 and was updated May 16, 2022 to include updated photos and instructions. Learn how to crochet Crunchy Stitch Dishcloth! Like I shared before, …

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25 DIY Heart Sachets to Make for Valentine’s Day

With these 25 DIY Heart Sachets to make for Valentine’s Day ideas, you’re sure to find a heart sachet to sew, crochet, knit or no-sew to make for your Valentine! No Valentine’s Day would be complete without hearts. Heart cupcakes, heart Valentines, heart printables, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate or this collection of 25 DIY heart …

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Learn to Crochet a Pumpkin with 5 Free Patterns

Learn to crochet a pumpkin with 5 free patterns. These crocheted pumpkins add the perfect handmade touch of autumn to your home decor!  This post originally appeared on The Birch Cottage blog on October 11, 2018. The copy has been updated for clarification. I love to crochet. In fact, I just finished crocheting a large …

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Learn to Crochet: Front Post Double Crochet Stitch (fpdc)

Learn how to crochet the Front Post Double Crochet Stitch (abbreviated fpdc) to add beautiful texture to your crochet projects. The “front post double crochet stitch” sounds a little intimidating, but it’s really just a variation to the double crochet stitch. Except, as the name implies, you’re crocheting around the post of the stitch in …

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