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What Is Gauge?

Gauge seems to be a topic that not a lot of crocheters, especially beginners, know about. I know that when I first started crocheting I would see the gauge section of patterns and not know what it was. Now that I do, it’s a game-changer. Gauge is more important for projects like blankets and clothing… Continue reading What Is Gauge?

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Reading Abbreviated Crochet Terms

Learning to read a crochet pattern is like learning to read a new language. It takes time to learn the meaning of each term and each abbreviation, but with practice and familiarity, you'll learn to understand it eventually. Crochet patterns consist mostly of crochet terms (e.g., various stitches) being abbreviated. For example, a basic stitch… Continue reading Reading Abbreviated Crochet Terms