Chrochet Techniques

How to Crochet a Ruffle: Step-by-Step Guide + Video Tutorial

Let’s talk ruffles!  Ruffles are one type of crochet add-on that can allow you to take a very basic pattern and make it more feminine and pretty. Ruffles have also been trending lately on dresses, tops, and accessories and so learning to crochet ruffles can even allow you to update an existing piece and give …

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Crochet Fur Stocking Topper-Free Pattern and Tutorial

Faux fur yarn can be used to create a fur topper for any sized Christmas stocking, with just a few quick steps.  Just a few days ago, the first original Christmas stocking design was released here on Amelia Makes. In the same download, there are directions for adding an optional fur topper. However, it is …

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How to Crochet an Envelope Style Pillow Cover – Free Pattern

Crocheting an Envelope Pillow uses a very simple rectangle and removes the need to use zippers or buttons as a closure. If crocheting projects for your own home is something you are interested in, pillows are a great way to get started. While they are larger than some things like coasters or dishcloths, pillows are …

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Crochet Corduroy-a Quick Tutorial and Project

This crochet concept easily creates the finished look of trendy corduroy fabric, and you can use it right away to whip up a quick project for your table! I am not one to usually follow trends, but it’s been pretty obvious that corduroy(the heavier, ridged fabric) has been particularly popular lately. It’s been in plenty …

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Crochet Granny Square Pattern + Video – Great for Beginners!

Learning how to crochet a granny square will give you such an appreciation for the simplicity and beauty of this classic design. The granny square may not have the most exciting name, but it’s an absolutely brilliant concept. This incredibly classic crochet idea uses chain stitches and another basic stitch (often double crochet) to create …

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