Braiding Crochet Loops

There are three patterns (so far!) on Moogly that call for you to “braid” loops or chains of crochet, in two different ways. It’s a simple technique with a big effect, but it can be hard to describe – after all, “pull a loop through a loop” could be said to be 90% of crochet itself! So here’s a video tutorial on making and braiding crochet loops – two ways!

Learn two different methods for making and braiding crochet loops! Video tutorial on Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links.

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“Reversible Color Crochet” by Laurinda Reddig: Review and Giveaway!

Congratulations to Jody L. Kintigh, winner of the Reversible Color Crochet Giveaway on Moogly! Thank you to everyone who entered, and thank you to Interweave Crochet for providing a copy of the book to giveaway! To purchase your own, please visit the following affiliate links!




On my trip to this year’s Knit and Crochet Show in Manchester New Hampshire, I got the chance to meet Laurinda Reddig – and she quickly went from acquaintance to friend… And then I realized that she was the author of the book that was next on my crochet wishlist! Reversible Color Crochet promises to teach a new technique to create completely reversible color work – and it delivers!

Win a copy of "Reversible Color Crochet" by Laurinda Reddig on Moogly! Open worldwide, giveaway ends 9/16/14Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links.

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Scarfati - free #crochet pattern on Moogly!

I love  playing with new yarns! One of the yarns I got to play with recently was Adriafil’s Cortina, which came all the way from Italy (you may have spotted it in the recent Hit Hat Giveaway). Well of course me playing with yarn means a new free pattern for all of you – introducing Scarfati!

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The 2014 Moogly Afghan Crochet-a-Long: Block #18!

The last couple of weeks I’ve asked for thoughts and ideas on what to go for next year’s Crochet-a-long – and I’ve gotten so many great ones! It’s going to be super hard to choose – maybe I’ll make a poll! But back to this year’s CAL, I know a lot of you are getting eager to start joining your squares – I’ll be sharing some thoughts and ideas on that process within the next month or two. Ultimately it will be up to each individual though – so if you know what you want to do and have your layout sorted, then feel free to get joining.  Now on to Block #18! And if this is the first you’ve heard of the 2014 Moogly Afghan Crochet-a-Long, then start HERE to read how it works!

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Dropped Doubles Stitch Pattern

The Luscious One Skein Cowl, Hat, and Fingerless Mitts, as well as the Sunset Shawlette, all have one thing in common. They use the Dropped Doubles Stitch Pattern! The Luscious set uses it in rounds, while the Sunset Shawlette uses it in rows (with some decreases worked in too). But no matter how you work it, it’s one of my favorite stitch patterns. Here’s how to crochet the Dropped Doubles Stitch Pattern!

Dropped Doubles Stitch Pattern: Learn to #crochet this fun stitch with a video tutorial and chart on!Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links.

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Hookin On Hump Day #78: Link Party for the Fiber Arts!

It’s back to school for many, and time once again for Hookin on Hump Day! Sara at My Merry Messy Life started this fantastic link party, and I’m happy to be her co-hostess!  Hookin On Hump Day is a party hosted on both our sites – an entry on one site shows up on both – and we both promote the featured projects all over social media!  Here are the featured projects from the latest round of HOHD!

Hookin On Hump Day #78 - fab fiber arts projects from around the web! #linkparty #crochet #knit #sew

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