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World's largest crochet blanket made in India - Press TV

This Guy Makes Crochet Food Hats. Yes, It's Wonderful. - Visual News

How to crochet using recycled items - KWQC-TV6

Indian women make largest crochet blanket ever then donate it to charity - Guinness World Records

Thousands of Women in India Create World's Largest Crochet Blanket - TIME

Crochet baskets using clothesline rope (video) -

Sexy crochet Minion thongs being sold on Etsy to spice up Valentine's Day - Metro


CROCHET LINKS: By The Hook - Free patterns message forums 1001 uses for scrunchies poetry and jokes humor instructions and related links.
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Crochet Cabana - Basic terms dictionary charities and free patterns for afghans scarves and shawls.
Crochet Me - An online crochet magazine updated throughout the year providing free patterns and original features.
Crochet Uncut - Provides articles reviews of supplies notions and patterns.

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Moogly - Free deisgns and how-to videos and tutorials
Wikipedia: Crochet - History of the craft and international terms and notations.
YarnYokel - Offers personalized graphs patterns and designs artwork gallery and directory.


Crochet undergone a decline in popularity, the early 21st century has seen a revival of interest in crocheting, along with improvements in the quality and varieties of yarn. There are many more new pattern books with modern patterns being printed, and most yarn stores now offer crochet lessons and tutorials in addition to the traditional knitting lessons. There are many books that teach how to crochet whether it be as a beginner, intermediate, or expert, there are also many books for children young adults, and teenagers become interested in the hobby. One of the books available for teens is 'The Cool Girl's Guide to Crochet' by Nicki Trench. Filet crochet, Tunisian crochet, tapestry crochet, broomstick lace, hairpin lace, cro-hooking, and Irish crochet are all variants of the basic crochet methods.

Basic materials required for crochet are a hook and some type of material that will be crocheted, most commonly yarn or thread. Crocheting tools are convenient for keeping stitches counted, measuring crocheted fabric, or making accessories. Examples include cardboard cutouts, which can be used to make tassels, fringe, a pom-pom circle, a tape measure and a gauge measure, both used for measuring crocheted work and counting stitches; row counters; and occasionally plastic rings, which are used for special crochet projects.

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