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February 2018
February 2018

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

We were warned, but we didn't listen... and we're probably not alone.

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

1.

If you think you have enough yarn for that last row, you probably don’t.

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

2.

When the ball band says handwash, it means handwash.

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

3.

Skeins of yarn need to be wound into balls before you use them.

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

4.

UK crochet terms and US crochet terms are not interchangeable.

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

5.

Eyelash yarn is not a good choice for your first crochet project.

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

6.

You won’t “just remember” where your round started.

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

7.

Tension does matter.

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

8.

Always secure your working stitch when putting away your project.

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

9.

You can’t “quickly pop in” to your local yarn shop.

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

10.

People will ask you what you’re knitting.

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

11.

Your yarn stash will take over your house.

11 Crochet Truths We Learnt The Hard Way

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