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How to Crochet: Crocodile Stitch

Posted in Tutorials and Help on September 28th, 2012 by Rachel Lendyak-Peters – 54 Comments

This funky stitch is perfect for adding a little flare and texture to your projects. You know everyone is looking forward to your handmade holiday presents this year, and the crocodile or scale stitch is perfect for jazzing up a simple scarf or adding a feathery quality to a cute owl hat or bag. The best thing is that once you get into the rhythm of this stitch, it practically crochets itself!
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How to Line to a Crocheted Bag

Posted in Tutorials and Help on September 18th, 2012 by Rachel Lendyak-Peters – 11 Comments
We put so much thought, energy and love into our projects, so it may be a little disheartening when your beautiful crocheted bag just isn’t doing the job you want it to do. There is a simple solution though: A fabric lining! I know what you’re thinking – If this requires a sewing machine, count me out. Don’t be intimidated. I already know you are super crafty because you are reading this page.

What a great little crocheted bag! So pretty and so practical…. Wait… that isn’t helpful at all!

Why not expand your horizons a bit! The best part is that since the lining is on the inside, little mistakes will go completely unnoticed!
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