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Celebrities Who Knit and Crochet

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Celebrities Who Knit and Crochet

So often we see celebrities on screen or at premieres or award shows and wonder if they have any “normal” hobbies that they do during their time off. Well, there are some celebrities after our own hearts who love knitting and crochet! Here are just a few of the celebrities — both men and women — who like to get stuck into some yarn between learning lines and appearing on camera. Krysten Ritter — Knitter Known for her roles in Breaking Bad and Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Krysten Ritter is also an avid knitter who have not only taught others on...

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What You Need to Start Crocheting

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What You Need to Start Crocheting

  It can be daunting to know where to start when you want to learn to crochet and that’s why we’ve put together this guide to welcome all the new crocheters into the community! In this article we’ll show you what you definitely need to start crocheting, give a few examples of tools to use, and also show you the just-nice-to-have items to add to your growing toolkit. Crochet hooks Choosing the right crochet hook is actually a lot easier than it may seem when you just type in “crochet hooks” on Amazon or go to your local yarn store....

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How Different Types of Knitting Needles and Needle Sizes Work

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How Different Types of Knitting Needles and Needle Sizes Work

Everyone, when they just start to knit, feel a bit intimidated by the wide variety of knitting needles that are available to use. That’s why we’ve compiled this quick guide to help you find the perfect knitting needle for your project. The different types of knitting needles available There are four main types of knitting needles available: Straight or one-pointed knitting needles Circular knitting needles (which can also have interchangeable tips and cables, but more about this later) Double pointed needles or DPNs Cable needles Knitting needles can be made from a wide variety of materials. Metal, wood, bamboo, and...

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How to Use Your Scrap Yarn to Create Beautiful Projects

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How to Use Your Scrap Yarn to Create Beautiful Projects

There are many ways to be more conscientious and mindful of the things we use when we’re doing our favorite hobbies. One of these ways is to make sure that we don’t just throw yarn away but rather use up the scrap yarn to make something beautiful. While you can keep all your scraps to make a blanket or lap blanket, this often takes up a lot of space while you gather enough yarn to make a good start on the work. That is why we’re looking at some of the other projects you can make — that aren’t scrap...

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How to Teach Someone to Crochet

How to Teach Someone to Crochet

Teaching someone — even yourself — how to crochet is actually a lot easier than you might think. If you’ve been crocheting for a long time and all the stitches have basically become muscle memory, you may find it difficult to teach someone to crochet simply because breaking down crochet to easy steps can suddenly seem hard! That’s why we’ve put together this helpful article — after all, who doesn’t want to welcome some more crocheters to the crochet crowd? How do you start teaching someone to crochet? We’ve found that learning how to crochet may differ from person to...

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