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Understanding Crochet Diagrams: The Key to Breaking the Code

#Crochet symbols & directions chart from Craftsy. This is a good article to read if you don't know how to crochet from charts. It's really a simpler way to work than from written instructions and it allows you to use all those gorgeous Japanese and Russian patterns! #KnittingGuru

Learn to read a crochet pattern with our Abbreviations chart #crochet

from Tangled Yarn

Yarn Matchmaker

how to substituting one yarn for another

stitch guide #crochet ~ I need to keep this as a picture on my iPod.

"Excellent #Crochet #Tutorial for making the Linen Stitch. Includes step-by-step detailed pictures and text." #KnittingGuru

Cherry Heart: adorable crochet and bead garlands...some day if my brain settles down to one thing, those cute hearts would be fun to make

If you have ever considered knitting a vintage pattern you may yourself confused over the required yarn. Terms such as fingering and worsted can be enough to cause you to give up on your project before you begin.

from Two Strands

Christmas Balls – a free knitting pattern PDF

Knitted Christmas Balls....FREE!

Button In A Square ... STITCHES: knit, purl, edge stitch ... PATTERN: 12 rows ... STITCH NUMBERS: multiple of 10 + 2 edge stitches ... DIFFICULTY: medium