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Learn to crochet a pumpkin with this free crocheted pumpkin pattern.  This crocheted pumpkin adds the perfect handmade touch of autumn to your home decor!  I love to crochet. In fact, I just finished crocheting a large afghan for our daughter for her birthday. I had some yarn leftover and I just thought it’d make …

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Today I’m sharing seven easy half double crochet patterns that incorporate the use of the half double crochet stitch. Each of these patterns were hand-picked with the beginner crocheter in mind.   As you develop and grow your crochet skills, you’ll be able to crochet more complicated patterns. And, before you know it, you’ll be …

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I’ve put together a list of seven double crochet patterns that incorporate the use of the double crochet stitch that are easy to make. 7 Easy Double Crochet Patterns If you’ve been following along with the Learn to Crochet series here on The Birch Cottage blog, you’ve probably been wondering when I’m going to start …

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A magic circle is a great technique to use when you’re crocheting in the round. Although the magic circle is more of a technique than an actual crochet stitch, it’s a great skill to master for all those crocheted beanies, baskets, doilies and granny square projects! In this tenth post in my learn to crochet …

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In this ninth post in my learn to crochet series, we’re going to learn how to half double crochet! We’ve already learned: Crochet Terms and Abbreviations (a free printable chart) Basic Supplies Needed to Crochet How to Hold a Crochet Hook How to Make a Slip Knot How to Hold Crochet Yarn How to Crochet …

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Here are seven easy single crochet patterns for the beginner! Since I’ve been sharing a learn to crochet series, I thought I’d round up some easy to crochet patterns that incorporate the stitches you’ve been learning. The first “real” crochet stitch we learned here on The Birch Cottage blog was the Single Crochet (sc) stitch. So, …

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In this eighth post in my learn to crochet series, we’re going to learn how to double crochet! We’ve already learned: Materials Used in this Tutorial This post contains affiliate links to products I recommend. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I may make a small commission at absolutely no additional …

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In this seventh post in my learn to crochet series, we’re going to learn how to single crochet! We’ve already learned: Crochet Terms and Abbreviations (a free printable chart) Basic Supplies Needed to Crochet How to Hold a Crochet Hook How to Make a Slip Knot How to Hold Crochet Yarn How to Crochet a …

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In this fifth post in my learn to crochet series, I’d like to talk about how to hold crochet yarn in your hand. There are a few different techniques and no one “right” way to hold crochet yarn in your hand. It really is a matter of finding a technique that feels right and works …

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