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Crochet Magic Circle Pictorial

A crochet magic circle is a neat way to work in the round, unlike the regular chain
loop which leaves a hole in the center, the magic way works by using the loop to
close the center hole.

See some of my free crochet patterns using the magic circle:-
Cosy Mug Warmer, Round Table Mat and Cotton Floppy Sun Hat

The first picture shows a regular chain loop circle (on left) and a magic circle.

crochet magic circle

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Crochet Popcorn Stitch Pictorial

A crochet popcorn stitch pictorial – I love this pretty raised stitch, it can be used for
many projects from scrubbies to toilet roll covers.

I have put a pictorial below on how to crochet this lovely stitch, I hope you enjoy making
many many things with it.

See my free crochet patterns using the crochet popcorn stitch:-
TP Cover
Baby Coat
Popcorn Flower

crochet popcorn stitch pictorial

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Crochet Two Cluster Stitch Pictorial

Crochet two cluster stitch pictorial – also known as dc2tog for US crocheters
and tr2tog for UK, I have used this stitch in a few of my designs and probably
will in lots more in the future, this step by step pictorial shows you how to
crochet it, I love the closeness of the stitch and the warm look it gives.

See also my christening shawl pattern

crochet two cluster stitch pictorial

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Crochet Granny Stitch

The crochet granny stitch is probably one of the first stitch patterns you will learn
when starting to crochet, the stitch is normally used for squares, but I have added
to my stitch collection the instructions on how to crochet it in rows this way it can
be used for many things.

I have used two colors but you can create it in as many colors as you wish.

crochet granny stitch

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Flat Slip Stitch Joining

Flat slip stitch joining is the ideal method of joining granny squares together.

If you are like me and love making granny squares but do not like stitching
them up, there are many ways to do this and I think one of the easiest ways
is with a slip stitch seam, I feel it gives a more professional finish and look
to it.

Below is a pictorial on how to do a sl st and how to seam the squares together.

flat slip stitch joining

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