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I am crocheting a pattern ( kinda skully style).  At the end of the pattern it says to finish sew the brim seam. What is the brim seam?

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Crochet Portraits

These portraits are done in crochet from photographs. The results are impressive and now I want to see a picture of the subject wearing his crocheted face over his own face and freaking his friends out.Jo Hamilton's Crochet Portraits

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how to crochet a square?

Squares to make up a blanket

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Sculptural Crochet Primer

Here SuperNaturale features a curiosity cabinet of crochet figures, thus illustrating the basic elements which combine to form sculptural crochet.Much like a traditional Wunderkammer, the pieces are divided into subgroups, each of which explores a certain variable.I'm struck by the beauty obtained by using simple stitches and one color to make a striking, strangely biologically-evocative piece of artcraft. It's obviously left me with a loss for words.

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Existing Crocheted Instructables

I know there are so many cool instructables already out there about crocheted things. Anybody want to share any for inspiration for the contest? I love my muppets: https://www.instructables.com/id/A_Crocheted_Tribute_to_Dr_Teeth_and_the_Electric_/ They're actually on display at the American Textile Museum right now. And I did make Animal, I just haven't photographed him yet.

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Not your grandma's crochet

I just discovered the artwork of Patricia Waller. She seems to mostly make stuffed crocheted items, but despite the bright cheerfulness of the first glimpse, the content is weird, spooky, gruesome, or otherwise unexpected. These are no lace doilies!Some of my favorites are the hermit fairy, man-eating tiger complete with bleeding arm, and the slightly annoyed-looking roasted pig. There are lots more. I can't decide whether I'm more impressed with the bizarre subject matter or the remarkable detail.

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Crochet keychain patterns

Does anybody know where i can find some really nice patterns for crochet keychains?

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How do I make scrubbies from tulle or recycled plastic bags. I think they are crocheted?

I am looking for easy(very) to crochet scrubbies. I have seen them made from plastic store bags and tulle. But can't find directions. Does anyone out there know where these can located at. Thank you

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Spiderman Afghan

I am trying to crochet the spiderman afghan for my grandson for Christmas.  I don't know how to add the extra DC to each round after round 9.  The pattern says to add them to each round, repeating rounds 7 to 9.  Can someone please explain how to do this,  yes I am an idiot, so please help me out.  My grandson will go nuts if he gets this afghan.

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i want to learn how to crochet? Answered

I want to learn how to crochet?

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hand crochet and knitted goods

Check out my shop at www.mistyray.etsy.com

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Learning to crochet. Is it too hard? Answered

I always wanted to learn  to crochet. But I freak out because I think it's too hard and keep thinking that I can't learn it :( . So I need a total beginner's guide to crochet and please tell me it's not that hard! Can anyone please help? 

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KNITTING PATTERNS AND CROCHET PATTERNS

Http://www.etsy.com/shop/Hectanooga Copy and paste  the above link to see lots of knitting and crochet patterns available in my ETSY SHOP!!

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The Secret to Better Crochet Design

I love this article by Robyn Chachula on how to take a beautifully patterned granny square design and turn it into a lovely garment of any shape or size.  Her use of post-it-notes to represent each square is genius, and makes the process dead easy for us visual-types.  Check it out!  It's too easy not to try. via: crochet me

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How to crochet, a beginners anything?

I believe I have the matierials, two needles, (about 1/4 inch thick, came with a crochet set, the instructions major suck...) and alot of yarn. (Camo yarn, If anyone is interested.) What can I do, as a beginner, to start a basic crochet...row? column? stitch? project? I dont know what you'd call it... Is there any way to crocket aroung something, like that instructable about a pink gun cozy?

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Looking for a Crochet wolf hat pattern for teen, anyone have one?

Looking for a wolf hat pattern for crochet, I have searched everywhere. For teen boy. Thanks

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Mummy Treat Bag

Check out this Mummy Treat Bag from the Crochet Dude!Don't know how to crochet, but still need your treats?Learn it! Beginning crochet

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Crocheted grenades make killing cute!

How cute can a grenade possibly be? About this cute. These crocheted versions of deadly explosives let you re-enact WWII scenarios with something that's fun to squeeze. Even the creator couldn't help but get into the act with the video below.Green 'round Grenades from WooWork on Vimeo.

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can i crochet can tabs together to make an evening bag?

I have seen can tabs crocheted together to make a flower brooch, and I can crochet so I tried it, and it sorta worked. Then I saw a bag done in sllightly overlapping can tabs, it had a fish scale effect, done with a silver/gray thread so it doesn't show-- has anyone tried this? t

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Where does a double crochet and half double corchet stitch start/end?

I recently picked up crocheting, and ran into the issue that I do not know where a HDC or DC stitch starts or ends. I have a pattern I'm working on that has a piece that is mostly HDC from the top to the bottom. Once the part is done, you have to do a single stitch around the entire part. Issue is: I don't know where to pick up to get a stitch on a half double crochet. I know it's a touch confusing, but I don't know how else to explain it. Hopefully it makes enough sense. Thanks in advance! 

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AM TRYING TO FIND A CROCHET PATTERN FOR A PATON PIROUETTE RUFFLED SACRF, CAN ANYONE HELP ME?

I HAVE ARTHRITIS IN MY HANDS, I CROCHET BUT KNITTING HURTS . I SAW IN HERE THAT A PERSON SAID THEY LOVED THIS YARN BUT DIDNT LIKE TO KNIT AND SHE CAME UP WITH A CROCHET PATTERN FOR THIA SCARF. IS THERE ANY WAY I CAN OBTAIN THIS PATTERN? I AM WILLING TO PAY FOR IT IF NEED BE. HOPING SOMEONE CAN HELP ME

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How to get fringe on crochet bedspread to hold a twist w/o putting ties on the ends.

This bedspread originally did not have ties on the fringe.  I am re twisting it now , but don't know how to get it to hold the twist.  The original twist held for 50 years, I just don't know how to duplicate that.

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Soccer Ball Afghan Pattern

I'm looking for a crochet pattern for a soccer ball afghan.  Anyone? 

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Any requests?

Hey ppl! Anyone want me to make an instructable for anything on here? Hope you request something for me to do any instructable on! Thx! =D

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Which 'loop(s)' do I use for single crochet when working past the first row? Answered

I am new to crochet. Which 'loop(s)' do I use for single crochet when working past the first row? The one nearest to me, furthest, both or does it matter? I have researched this a bit and have not found a clear answer. Thanks!

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What crocheted applique would make a great earflap for a crocheted hat? Answered

Ok so I am making this cool hat and I want to have earflaps like the pattern here, But alas I am a guy and I can't use hearts! I am looking for a simple applique pattern that would look really cool for earflaps, I wanted a dinosaur but I could not find any patterns. Any help would be great! Mahalo, Dan

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Has anyone used old nylon stockings as crochet yarn such as plastic grocery bags are used.

I was thinking that old nylon stockings could be used as crochet yarn such as plastic grocery bags are used. Has anyone tried it? If so, how did you prepare them and what did you crochet (or make)?

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ETSY Shop - Crochet Washcloths and Baskets

Http://www.etsy.com/shop/HandmadeByAnnabelle Organic, cotton, and bamboo. My washcloths and baskets are all handmade by me, Annabelle. "Not Your Grandma's Washcloths" - That's right!  My washcloths are full of color and texture. :) Annabelle

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DIY Blog: Lots of Craft DIY Tutorials (Most are on Instructables too)

Feel free to check out several free tutorials I have on my blog: How to Make a Rag Basket:   http://handmadebyannabelle.blogspot.com/2010/07/how-to-make-your-own-rag-basket.html How to Make Crochet Washcloths:  http://handmadebyannabelle.blogspot.com/2010/04/crochet-pattern-not-your-grandmas.html How to Make Crochet Crochet Coasters: http://handmadebyannabelle.blogspot.com/2010/02/great-crochet-coaster-comeback.html Good luck! Annabelle

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How to Add a Name Into A Crocheted Blanket

I'm halfway done making a good sized granny square blanket and I was wondering if anyone knew how to go about adding a name to it.  Would I just chain a super long chain and try to form the letters I need?  I want a cursive style look to it. Any tips would be greatly appreciated! Zurichko

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DIY Tutorial: Make Your Own Crochet Washcloths, Bath Puffs, Etc. Most are on Instructables too

Feel free to use any of the tutorials on my blog - most are on instructables too! Reusable Crochet Washcloths:  http://handmadebyannabelle.blogspot.com/2010/04/crochet-pattern-not-your-grandmas.html Reusable Crochet Coasters:  http://handmadebyannabelle.blogspot.com/2010/02/great-crochet-coaster-comeback.html Reusable Rag Baskets:  http://handmadebyannabelle.blogspot.com/2010/07/how-to-make-your-own-rag-basket.html Good luck! Annabelle

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Washcloth Bunny or Boo-Boo Bunny DIY **EASY**

Super easy but fun to make.  These are good for Easter or any Spring-time party.  The Boo Boo Bunny is for the little ones.  Stick an ice cube in the middle of the washcloth and give it to your child when they complain about a boo boo.  Somehow bunnies make it all better.  Here's the free pattern:  http://handmadebyannabelle.blogspot.com/2013/01/crochet-washcloth-bunnies.html.  The washcloth pattern is on my blog but also here on Instructables:  https://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Crochet-Pattern-Not-Your-Grandmas-Crochet-/  (I'll make an Instructable for the Bunny soon.

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I have been looking for a pattern to make crochet waffle girl headbands. ?

I have seen them with interchangeable flowers and bows. A link http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=6280064 for what I am looking for. This is an Etsy shop that sells them.

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Presidential Finger Puppets

Now you can make your own Presidential Puppet show. Hold Your Own Debate! Have a thumb wrestling match!Find free crochet patterns on Lion Brand's website: Crochet Barack Obama Crochet John McCainYou may have to create an account to see them, but with all the free patterns Lion Brand has to offer, it's totally worth your 47 seconds.And if you don't know how to crochet yet, what could possibly be a better incentive to learn?Check out tlmacnolan's great how-to series and set those needles ablaze!

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How do you felt an item that is crocheted in the washing machine?

I have an item that is crocheted. I'd like too give it the felting look. What exactly is felting? How do you felt? Can felting be done outside of the washing machine? How is felting done in the washing machine? Anyone have any idea's? Thanks

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For Sale Adorable and Beautiful Hand Made Items

I have two online shops that I think you might be interested in seeing..the sell handmade baby items and home decor items and pdf crochet patterns.http://www.capecodconsignments.etsy.com andhttp://www.thecraftsboutique.com I am under the shop name Sandy's Cape Cod Originalsplease go check us out and maybe sign up for an online shop for yourself at the crafts boutique..thanks for lookingsandy

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Future Projects

Well, I am bored, so I thought I would give an outline of my planned projects I have planned so far. They are in the order I plan upon doing them, and I am going to attempt to give a rough estimate of how long it will take me.  First up there is a dragon. It leans towards the European side, if a little flatter than what is considered "normal". I have most of him complete, and he should be completed by next Monday. (He is completed and you can find him here I can't say anything about this project at the moment, as it is a gift for another instructables member. The project itself will take two or three weeks and be posted at the beginning of June. (This project is done, but can not be posted yet) Next I have a triforce from the Legend of Zelda franchise planned. It will be three dimensial, and I hope to make it able to stand up on its own. It will take a week, maybe two. (Completed and can be found here) Most likely to be the last project started in May, I want to make a jumping mouse from the movie Coraline. The key word there is want. I may not be able to follow through on it. It all depends if I can find a way to do all of the small pieces well, and if I can find a yarn color that I like. These are all projects that I want to do, but do not have a date or an order to do them in. The last project could be placed down here, but I know I will spend at least a day figuring out if I can do it or not at the end of May.  Finishing up a simple, but tedious project I have started a good while ago. I may just take it with me when I go places and work it when I am going places. I don't know. It needs to get done though. The project, by the way, is crocheting with thread around a headphone cord. Very tedious. In case you missed it, I have a thing for dragons, and I also want an oriental dragon. So that will happen at some point. For yet another dragon, I have a little one that I cartoon sometimes that I would like to make a version of. I m not sure if I really want to make, but at the same time I do. I also want another hat. I have several hats already, but there is a really cute one I saw that I want to make.  I want to make another pokemon. Maybe a Skrelp or a Dralage or perhaps a life size Joltik. One other note is, I am a student and final exams are approaching rapidly. It is entirely and likely possible that the projects will be delayed slightly due to extra study time. June Update: The next project is going to be a Skrelp from the Pokemon franchise. It has not been started but it is slotted to. I have recently purchased a jig, so I will be playing with it a lot. I may just be copying other's designs, but a few of my own my slip through as well. I have tentative plans to recreate Kyube from Madoka Magica. I have several papercraft projects spinning around in my head. Mostly drawing out templates to recreate some of my favorite characters. I am unsure if I will post them on instructables, as I am unsure as how I would manage it. If any one has any suggestions, I would love to here them. I have an instructable planned on how to do negative word art, and one working with zentangles as well. It will be a while before either happens, as I want more practice first.

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Desperate for VIDEO of CROCHET potato chip ruffle scarf

Can you help? I have a CROCHET pattern for a potato chip ruffle scarf...But I am desperate for a video. I promised my granddaughter one for Christmas> So far I have ruined the beginning of a beautiful skein..Sadly, I don't know how to knit...thank you in advance

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Knitted pattern for beard hat/mask.

I love the crocheted beard hat/mask. Anyone have a knitted pattern for it?

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FSM Hat

Check out this awesome FSM hat! Good stuff. My craft to-do list is getting too long.

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Why Doesn't My Instructable Show Up In The Search Results?

Here's the url:  https://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Crochet-Pattern-Not-Your-Grandmas-Crochet-/ When I search from the Instructables home page for "Free Crochet Pattern" or "How To Crochet a Washcloth" my instructable doesn't show up.   It doesn't show up when I drill into the category it's under. What have I done wrong? Thanks, Annabelle

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