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Crafternoon Treats: Perfect Fit Crochet Socks Part Three

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Crafternoon Treats: Perfect Fit Crochet Socks Part Three

It’s the third and final instalment of Crafternoon Treats' how to crochet the perfect sock tutorial. Welcome to Part Three of the perfect fit crochet sock tutorial. This is where we got up to last time… you have turned your sock heel and have completed the gusset decreases and you are now in the home straight.  If you missed the previous tutorials you can find Part One here and Part Two here, plus find the complete sock pattern here. Yarn used in this tutorial is a 4ply sock yarn. All that remains is the foot section and the toe – easy peasy! And then finishing your socks...

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Crafternoon Treats: Perfect Fit Crochet Socks Part Two

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Crafternoon Treats: Perfect Fit Crochet Socks Part Two

Kathryn Senior of Crafternoon Treats is back with Part Two of her fabulous Perfect Fit Crochet Socks tutorial. Get your hooks at the ready and read more here... The first part of your sock should have caused you little grief. If you missed the first tutorial you can find it here and the full sock pattern here.  It used only basic crochet stitches and techniques, perhaps just in a new way for you.  Yarn used for this tutorial is a 4ply sock yarn. We’re now ready to turn the heel of the sock using crochet short rows and then form the gusset using decreases. This...

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Crafternoon Treats: Perfect Fit Crochet Socks

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Crafternoon Treats: Perfect Fit Crochet Socks

Welcome our guest author Kathryn Senior from the fabulous Crafternoon Treats, who will be taking us through the stages of how to crochet the perfect fit sock in weekly tutorial instalments. Do you love the look of hand-knitted socks but prefer to crochet?  It is possible to make socks with a hook but finding a pattern to make socks that stay up and that look as good as knitted ones is tricky.  In this guide, Kathryn of Crafternoon Treats shares some tips on how to approach crocheted socks, and takes you through her own sock pattern, step-by-step. Before we get going, it...

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Crafternoon Treats: Quick and Easy Flower Garland

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Crafternoon Treats: Quick and Easy Flower Garland

Fancy adding a splash of colour to your home? Look no further than this fantastic tutorial with the lovely Crafternoon Treats! Kathryn shows you how to create and put together your very own flower garland. Flower garlands can be fussy with lots of components and complicated flower motifs. This one is designed to be simple to make, quick to put up and still has the WOW factor…     You’ll be making lots of simple 5-petal flowers in different colours then stringing them together using nylon invisible thread (also called monofilament or illusion cord). This transparent and flexible thread is...

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Blogs You Need to Read Now

Blogs You Need to Read Now

In 2015 we spotlighted some brilliant bloggers, and these little gems are definitely blogs you need to read during 2016. We’ve cherry picked a select few that every time we have a browse they leave us wanting more. And not only because they host some fantastic craft tips and patterns, but their writing style too. More than that, you can see the pure passion for crafting and sharing their knowledge with crafters across the globe. Blogging has become increasingly popular over the last couple of decades with a more than ever technology savvy generation. Whether its gardeners sharing their latest...

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