crochet

A beginner’s guide to crocheting through the eyes of someone who used to hate it

Like many children, I started knitting in my youth but never got it to work. Blinded by the intricate crochet work of my other artistic family members, I tried to get into the arts but failed miserably. Whenever someone offered to help me try again, I was discouraged because everyone just ran or couldn’t understand …

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Amigurumi: More than your average crocheting technique

Crochet has been around for centuries and is seen pretty much all over the world. Of course, there are different techniques and ways to make them. While addressing my personal journey with this craft and giving a brief overview of the techniques used, amigurumi was left a little on the sidelines. What is amigurumi? It …

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How to Single Crochet – Step-by-Step Guide to Single Crochet Stitch

Learning to crochet can be such a great experience if you understand all the basics. And when we think of the basic steps of crocheting, we think of the single crochet stitch. If you’re new to the craft, you’re in luck: As part of our GH Stitch Club, we show beginners all the basic techniques …

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Knitting the GU community together with yarn and two needles | Arts & Entertainment

A college student may not often fit the stereotype of a knitter, but people who knit and crochet can be found across all populations. Indeed, there is a surprisingly robust knitting culture on the Gonzaga campus if you know where to look. This inspired two juniors, Nikki Snyder and Lilly LeBlanc, to set up a …

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PORTAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY COLUMN: January programs offered | Community

Middle school crafts with Tabatha Neuman will create String Art on Wednesday from 3: 45-4: 45 p.m. in the Teen Room. This program is open to grades 6-8 with snacks and drinks. Come to the library and do your own take-away art project. Patti Fichter Portage Public Library ProgramsStorytime will resume from January 11th on …

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You can learn how to crochet with these easy kits for beginners

The founders of the Woobles, Justine Tiu and Adrian Zhang – photo courtesy of Shoott Crochet has a moment. Crafting is cool again thanks to viral trends like Harry Styles’ patchwork cardigan, Tik Tok bumblebee, and crochet Bernie (not to mention the handcrafted mittens he wore to President Biden’s inauguration). And with so much time …

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