Moss Stitch Tutorial (and how to crochet a simple scarf or cowl with it)

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For this tutorial, you will need to be familiar with the basics of creating chains and the single crochet stitch.

The moss stitch (also known as the linen stitch) is a simple and repetitive pattern that is a great beginner project for creating a variety of items. Depending on the yarn and hook used, it can work up to be fairly dense without the appearance of holes or gaps. For this reason, it is a common stitch for washcloths, scarfs and blankets.

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Crochet Slang

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Hi friends! If you are part of any crochet groups on Facebook, or browse through related blogs and posts on Instagram, you have probably seen some crochet slang being used. Some of them can be pretty confusing and there so many that they can be hard to keep track of.

I have gone through and made a handy list, just for you! I’ve compiled the most popular crochet slang so you can bookmark it, save it to your phone, or pin it to your crochet Pinterest board for future reference.

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How To Make A Tassel

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Tassels are a great way to add some embellishment and fun to your projects. Add them to the corners of your pillows and blankets, use them in ornaments or on bags or attach them to garments like scarves and shawls to add a bit of whimsy. Tassels also look great as garland accents or simply as cute little pieces of d├ęcor. You can make them from pretty much any weight or fiber of yarn or use embroidery thread for a more dainty appearance. This tutorial will give you step by step written and photo instructions on how to create tassels for your own projects.

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How To Prepare Caron x Pantone Yarn

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If you saw my previous post reviewing Caron x Pantone yarn, you will remember that I promised a small tutorial on how to prepare the braid of yarn before use. I’ve seen a lot of people asking questions about how to untwist each section and a few people feeling too intimidated to buy it. I hope this write up will be useful and helpful and by the end, you’ll feel comfortable and confident to give this wonderful yarn a try. Below you’ll find a written and photo walk though on how to prepare you Caron x Pantone yarn for use.

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