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Tunisian Crochet vs. Double-Ended: What are the Differences?

On my Facebook business page, I was recently asked the difference between regular Tunisian crochet and double-ended Tunisian crochet. It’s kind of an involved response, so I thought I would make a blog post on it. Tunisian Crochet First, I think that a lot of people understand regular Tunisian crochet. You use a long hook … Read more

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What is Camel Crochet? A Historical Comprehensive Reference Guide

Naka Pillman introduced a series of books in a technique called “Camel Crochet” which included a Getting Started Book and several subsections such as patterns for babies and patterns for afghans/blankets. What is Camel Crochet? The term “Camel™ Crochet” is the name given a technique in crochet. The term is used by author/designer Naka Pillman … Read more

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Crochet Hook Conversion US UK Japan

My favorite crochet hooks are Clover aluminums and Hamanaka hooks. I am constantly double checking the conversion between Japan and US crochet hook sizing. I finally broke down and made a chart for myself. And, now you can use it too! No Standard Measuring System There weren’t any standards available in the crochet hook making … Read more