Crochet Invisible Join Tutorial

I first found out about the invisible join while researching crochet mandalas. Up Until today I had been joining rounds of crochet with a slip stitch. This is a pretty standard way to finish a round of crochet. I tested out the invisible join technique and the results were pretty impressive! The technique requires an extra …

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Random Acts of Yarn: My First Foray Into Yarnbombing

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What is yarnbombing? When I told my friends that I was working on a yarnbombing project, they had no idea what I was talking about. Yarnbombing is the warm n fuzzy, whimsical cousin of graffiti. Its urban art made with yarn instead of spray paint or chalk. These public works of art can range from …

How to make Crochet Color Swatches

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      I've always had a tough time choosing the right colors to crochet with. I'd usually use my intuition to guide my color choices only to be dissatisfied with the end result and unravel after a few rows. I came across this article on crochet color swatches. I had to try out the technique for …

Paintbox Yarns Review

  I first saw this yarn on Instagram and instantly I was fascinated by the variety of pastel color ways! I searched further to find that Paintbox Yarns offers collections of gorgeous color combinations curated by designers. After researching the company a bit more, I kind of fell in love with their clean, modern take …