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Crochet – Simple Granny Square (Left Handed) Part 1

A simple granny square is one of my favorite crochet patterns. They are great for using up scraps of yarn, and can be worked on individually and then assembled into a larger project at your leisure.  There are many variations but this is the one I use. Chain 6 (ch 6). Join ends with a […]

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Crochet – Double Crochet Stitch (Left Handed)

The double crochet stitch (dc) is twice the height of a single crochet stitch (sc), and has an additional yarn over (yo). In this example, the stitch will loop the entire ring. An alternative would be to pass under only the top two strands. Yarn over (yo). Pass the hook through the material. Yarn over […]

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Crochet – Chain Stitch (Left Handed)

The chain stitch (usually abbreviated “ch”) is about as simple as a stitch can get. It is often used as the first row in projects. The “G” hook (4.25 mm) is my favorite size. I’ve recently switched to using the thicker handled ones, which do seem to be less fatiguing and easier to use for […]