Chainless Starting Double Crochet in the Round The Chainless Starting Double Crochet method of starting rows is the perfect way to avoid the wimpy 3 ch turning chain. And the previous tutorial for it was a hit! But some of you had a question – how does this stitch work in the round? Well it works great! Let me show you how it’s done. Chainless Starting DC in the Round Tutorial (Sorry about the title card there – Mr Moogly is out of town for his day job, I’ll have him fix it asap! So essentially, it’s exactly the same as working the CSDC in rows! I didn’t make another photo tutorial, as the one on the original post shows it quite well. Thanks for watching!
Last Minute Crochet Gifts: 30 Fast and Free Patterns to Make Now! Don’t panic – you can still have that handmade holiday or birthday, and do some stash busting while you’re at it! Here are some great last minute crochet gifts, each of which takes less than 200 yards of yarn! Crochet Gifts For Kids: Sparky the Monster by Stacey Trock, for Knitting Fever: There are all sorts of monsters here to make, and they are all adorable. But I have to admit Sparky is my favorite! Hermione the Unicorn by Dawn Toussaint, a Ravelry download: How cute is this!? Crochet Gifts For Teens: U: Slouchy hats are hip as can be! Crochet Gifts For The Chef: Treble Sponge by Anastacia Zittel, on Anastacia Knits Designs: Make cleanup just a little more fun – and it takes only 20 yards of yarn! Crochet Gifts For the Fashionista: Nordstrom Crochet Hobo Bag by Dao Lam, on Just One More Line: I’ve made this pattern myself – it works up very fast, and looks great! Crochet Gifts For Teachers, Friends, and Co-workers: Crochet Gifts For the Fellow Crafter:
Potholder Tutorial and the Fusible Thread Trick! | Modern Domestic | Portland, OR If you weren’t able to make it to our free mini-class on how to make potholders, or you just want a reminder of what we covered in the class, check out the tutorial below. Potholders are a quick and easy way to brighten up your kitchen decor! To make these cute-as-a-button potholders, you’ll need: Two 12″ x 12″ squares of plain 100% cotton fabric (we used white muslin)One 12″ x 12″ square of 100% cotton battingOne 10″ x 10″ square of cute 100% cotton print fabricTwo 10″ x 10″ squares of Insul-Bright battingOne yard 1/2″ double fold bias tapeThread in a color that will stand out against your plain fabric, we are currently loving the Mettler Neon threads! The first step to putting the potholder together is to free motion quilt your muslin and batting together. Get ready for some free motion quilting fun! You’ll want to thread your machine with a thread color that will pop against the plain fabric background. 1. free-motion quilted square, face down 3. printed fabric square, face up
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