Essential Crochet Supply Kit, Part 4 of 7
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 31, 2011 | Short Link

There are many different tools you can use to measure your gauge as well as your final (or developing) crochet project. Tailors tape has the advantage of being fairly portable and also quite long.  This allows you to do a gauge measurement but also to measure the length of that scarf you are working on.  […]

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Essential Crochet Supply Kit, Part 3 of 7
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 30, 2011 | Short Link

Today we cut to the heart of the matter (bad pun intended) – the scissors.  No crochet kit would be complete without them.  But which ones do you truly need? Most people, from beginners up through intermediate or even advanced crocheters, will be just fine with a pair of children’s safety scissors like these.  Safety […]

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Essential Crochet Supply Kit, Part 2 of 7
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 29, 2011 | Short Link

Since everyone would just expect me to start with hooks, I decided to leave those for last :)  I’m starting with the two least obvious supplies for the essential crochet kit (just because I like to be a contrarian): manicure tools and pens/pencils. You may think manicure tools aren’t a required component of your crochet […]

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Essential Crochet Supply Kit, Part 1 of 7
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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 28, 2011 | Short Link

I recently went through my entire crafting stash in an effort to become more organized.  This arduous cleaning experience got me thinking about the most essential tools for the crocheter. The most obvious is, of course, the crochet hook.  The other critical tools are scissors, a measurement device, yarn or tapestry needles, stitch markers, pen/pencil, […]

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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 27, 2011 | Short Link

My name is Marie Segares and I’ve been crafty for a long time.  My maternal grandmother taught me most of the needlearts at a young age, but the only one I’ve done continuously since childhood is crochet.  As an adult, I picked up (again) sewing, quilting, embroidery, and knitting.  My parents were also big creative […]

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Posted by Underground Crafter on March 27, 2011 | Short Link

I’ve finally decided to start a blog after many years of having secret blogs (visible only to myself) and blogs with no posts on them (which I thought were visible only to myself but are apparently out there for the world to see – d’oh!). Mostly I’ll be talking about needlecrafts – my favorites being […]

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