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Have You Tried The Grit Stitch??

By Crochet Contributors Sara & Helen. Follow them on their blog, Sunflower Cottage Crochet.

Have you tried the grit stitch yet?

The grit stitch is such an under-rated and under-used stitch! It is such a versatile stitch! You could literally use it for anything – garments, bags, washcloths, baskets, blankets ….

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An Introduction To The Crunch Stitch: Written Tutorial For A Quick Washcloth!

By Crochet Contributors Sara & Helen. Follow them on their blog, Sunflower Cottage Crochet.

The crunch stitch is a great stitch for a beginner or a more confident crocheter. It has a fabulous but simple texture that would be great for anything from washcloths, to bags, to baskets and garments! It really is that versatile so is a great stitch to have in your stitch library!

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Ear Savers

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Wearing masks can help keep us healthy but can also wear on our tender ears. If you find yourself cringing every time you slip on a mask to go to the grocery store, make up some ear savers. This pattern crochets up fast and easily attaches to the elastic straps on your masks. After sewing a fabric mask, crochet up an ear saver strip and slip it on. With the pressure gone, your ears will thank you.

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The Primrose Granny Square

By Crochet Contributors Sara & Helen. Follow them on their blog, Sunflower Cottage Crochet.

The Primrose granny square is a beautiful, modern take on something that is very traditional and has stood the test of time. Granny squares are a favorite with many crocheters; they are quick, fairly simple so a great confidence booster or fairly mindless project, and look great either as a focal piece to a project or as the basis of a project. And you can use your scraps!

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Game Board Bag

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Have an old board game that is missing some pieces? Don’t throw it away-it’s full of crafting supplies! With a power drill and crochet hook, your old board game can be turned into a clever bag. Make one out of your favorite game for a clever accessory. Or make a friend’s favorite game into a bag to give a personalized gift. I’m using mine to store some of my favorite games.

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The Camel Stitch

By Crochet Contributors Sara & Helen. Follow them on their blog, Sunflower Cottage Crochet.

The Camel stitch is quite an understated stitch but a fabulous addition to your stitch library. A well placed row of camel stitches can really make your project pop and help to frame the other textures and stitches in your project. You can see what I mean with the photo below. Here the camel stitch was used both where indicated by the arrows and also to create the ribbing effect of the roll neck.

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