Dishie Worsted Cotton – Yarn Review

Dishie cotton yarn has been a fairly recent discovery for me. A crochet friend uses it regularly and recommended it to me knowing I enjoy working with cotton yarn. I am so thankful she told me about it because I fell in love! I suppose that’s a pretty obvious giveaway as to what direction this yarn review is going!

If you haven’t worked with WeCrochet Dishie yarn yet, allow me to introduce you to it and share all the reasons why it’s been permanently added into my yarn stash. Read all about it below…

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20 Crochet Scarf Patterns To Make

Crochet scarf projects are such a classic item to make. They’re practical, great for gift giving and there so many design ideas using different stitches and yarn types. To help narrow down your search for fun scarves to make, I’ve compiled a list of 20 beautiful and exciting designs that you’ll definitely want to add to your list of projects.

All pattern links and photos have been included with permission from the designers. Each pattern links directly back to the original source.

Find all the patterns below…

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Iris Stitch – Crochet Tutorial

The iris stitch is a beautiful variation on the V-stitch and creates a lovely lace effect. When paired with a lightweight yarn, the results can be simple and stunning. Don’t let this stitch fool you though, it’s incredibly easy using chains and double crochet. Today I’m going to break this stitch down with labeled photos and a detailed walk-through so that you can learn this beautiful stitch and use it within your own crochet projects.

Find the tutorial below…

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24 Crochet Shawl and Wrap Patterns

I have a big pattern round up for you today! Shawl and wrap patterns can provide some comforting warmth and cozy feelings when worn, especially on cold and chilly days. With such beautiful designs and yarn options, there’s a shawl for any occasion! Whether it’s around the campfire, on your sofa with your yarn and Netflix or in your office, these crochet shawl ideas will leave you feeling inspired and ready to create!

All pattern links and photos have been included with permission from the designers. Each pattern links directly back to the original source.

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Keep Cozy Chunky Scarf – Free Crochet Pattern

Working with chunky yarn can be a ton of fun. It creates an amazing texture and creates extra cozy projects that are perfect for those cold and frosty winter days. Today I’m sharing a free crochet pattern for the Keep Cozy Chunky Scarf using a 10mm hook and 2 skeins of Bernat Softee Chunky.

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Waistcoat Stitch (in rows) – Crochet Tutorial

The waistcoat stitch is a fun, knit-like appearance that can be made within a variety of crochet projects. It creates a dense, tight stitch that makes it especially great for small items like washcloths, coasters and other household items. Today I will be sharing a tutorial for this beautiful stitch and how to crochet it in rows.

Did you know that the waistcoat stitch is actually just a single crochet stitch placed into a specific spot? To learn more about this beautiful stitch, continue reading below…

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Extended Single Crochet – Stitch Tutorial

Today I will be sharing a tutorial for the extended single crochet stitch. A simple variation of the traditional single crochet, this stitch allows for a looser drape and a slight increase in stitch height. It’s versatile and can be used in many different types of crochet projects. Continue reading below to find the tutorial along with ways you can use this pattern in your own designs…

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Red Heart Super Saver O’Go – Yarn Review

Red Heart Super Saver is a classic yarn that is popular amongst knitters and crocheters alike. With beautiful colours, competitive prices and being available in many major craft retailers, it’s a staple for many fibre artists. Recently, a new format was released called Red Heart Super Saver O’Go. It boasts ease of use without tangles or the hassles that traditional skeins can sometimes have. But does it actually work and is it practical?

I purchased two Super Saver O’Go’s in the “Christmas” colourway to find out and share with you what I learned. You can read about my experience and review below. Please note that I am not being paid for this review nor was I asked to write it. I simply enjoy trying new yarn!

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One Skein Granny Rows Neck Warmer (Free Crochet Pattern)

Introducing the One Skein Granny Rows Neck Warmer! This is my last pattern release for 2021 and the third release in the Granny Rows collection. With a fun and simple stitch repetition and beautiful colourway options, this neck warmer won’t disappoint! Grab your favourite colourway of Lion Brand Mandala and 5mm crochet hook to whip up this beauty! Learn more about this free pattern and the other companion pieces in the post below…

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Ordering From WeCrochet (Is It Worth It?)

Recently I placed my first order from WeCrochet. As someone who lives in Canada, there can sometimes be hesitation ordering from outside the country. Exchange rates, shipping time and duties can play a part in deterring placing an order to a company outside the country. However, I have heard great things from other maker friends about the products available which definitely swayed my interest in ordering. I also follow WeCrochet on Instagram and was always impressed with the beautiful yarns and colours that always seemed to be popping up. So, I decided to place an order…but was it worth it?

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