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September

Fun videos with a dose of yarny goodness! -- My Workbasket
Chatter Craft Chatter Yarntube

YarnTube #1 – Projects in Progress, an Amazing Yarn Deal, and the Importance of Handicrafts

I recorded a fun little video today to just show you some of what I’ve been working on lately in my hoard of projects. I also show off an amazing bag of yarn I bought yesterday! Behold! Yarntube #1 and I hope there will be many more. The Monkey is from this Book The CAL […]

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The 1967 Beret, a great hat, with a simple knitting stitch. FREE pattern!-- My Workbasket
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The 1967 Knit Beret

In the September 1967 issue, one pattern I started immediately was this beret. Just one problem. At first, I overlooked the original stitch pattern and looked up an alternative. Turns out the stitch pattern IS there, but it isn’t actually right! The stitch pattern listed makes a beautiful stitch that I just adore, BUT it […]

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Video tutorial of how to use Tunisian Crochet and make this Tunisian Crossed Stitch-- My Workbasket
Craft Projects Crochet-a-long Tutorials

Tunisian Crossed Stitch- CAL Block B

Block B in the Tunisian Crochet Along is done in the Tunisian Crossed Stitch. It’s slightly more tricky then the Simple Stitch we did last week, BUT it is still easy to do. If you haven’t joined the CAL it isn’t to late! The total cost, including a basic hook, can be around $30 depending […]

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Square A for the Tunisian Throw Crochet Along-- My Workbasket
Craft Tips Crochet-a-long Tutorials

Tunisian CAL Block A- Tunisian Simple Stitch

I promised I wouldn’t leave you hanging on the CAL! I made this video to introduce how to make block A for the Crochet Along, using the Tunisian Simple Stitch. Next Tuesday there will be a new video for the stitch used in Block B, the Tunisian Crossed Stitch. This entire project is very beginner […]

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