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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Crochet Site! These are the top ten articles that your Crochet Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Yarn Stash Organization
Looking for great ideas for storing or displaying your yarn stash and tools? No matter the size of your stash, here are some fun ways to make sure your yarn is accessible, functional and appealing.
2. Free Pattern for Crochet Rag Rug
Want to upcycle those old sheets? Here's a quick and simple way to make space in the linen closet and make a beautiful new rug for your kitchen or bathroom.
3. Online Yarn Shopping - Know Your Fiber
Online shopping has given the average crafter access to beautiful yarns from It can be difficult to decipher which yarns are worth a higher price, and which yarns may not be worth the cost of shipping. Letís explore some of the attributes to look for when choosing yarn for your next project.
4. How to Read a Yarn Label
Reading a yarn label might sound like a simple task, but if you aren't familiar with the symbols and format it can feel like youíre trying to read a foreign language. Hereís how to make sense of whatís on that label.
5. How to Reuse and Recycle Yarn
Unraveling a knit or crochet item and reusing or recycling the yarn is an old and common practice. Here's why you might want to do it and how to do it.
6. Crochet Gauge or Tension Swatch FAQ
Frequently asked questions for understanding the meaning of gauge and the importance of tension as it relates to crochet and the correct sizing of finished projects.
7. Vintage Crochet Patterns
Vintage crochet patterns, crochet abbreviations, crochet rag rugs
8. Does it Matter How a Yarn is Made?
There are more and more options for yarn available for crocheters. Here, we'll explore some of the many options available, and what makes each type of yarn unique.
9. How to Make Hairpin Lace
Hairpin lace crochet looks intricate and difficult but it's not. Here's a step by step tutorial on how to make a hairpin lace strip and join it to other hairpin strips to make beautiful projects.
10. Turning a Profit with Crochet at Handmade Shows
Your skill as an artisan can be a hot commodity. Here, we'll explore how you can "bring home the bacon" by selling your items at live shows.
Be sure to visit the Crochet Archives for all the articles!
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