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Grocery Bag Sleeve Pattern

Posted by Jorie Jones on

*Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed here are our own. This post may contain affiliate links that at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission.* Supplies H hook (5mm) 4 Weight Cotton Yarn (approximately 285 yds) I used Lily® Sugar’N Cream 2 x Stitch Markers 1 x Hair Elastic (optional) 2 x 12mm Beads (optional) Abbreviations dc … double crochet ch(s) … chain(s) folding sc … folding single crochet hdc … half double crochet inc … increase mp … mini puff stitch sc … single crochet sk … skip sl...

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Quick & Simple Cotton Coasters

Posted by Jorie Jones on

This pattern is great for beginners, learning to work in flat rounds, or stocking up for markets. In the end you have a functional product that you can use for years, match to any decor, and gift in a pinch. I recommend making with 100% cotton for durability and easy of care.    I have chosen to use a combination of herringbone half double crochet and back loop only single crochet to create a subtle texture. Some tutorials will instruct the crocheter to capture the "third loop" when working a back loop stitch, but in this case we want to be...

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Cotton Crochet Lanyard Pattern

Posted by Jorie Jones on

This pattern is great for beginners, using up scraps, or making for gifts! They work up quick and are functional. I used lanyard clasps, but they can also be affixed to a standard keychain or other fastener if preferred. It is recommended to use a cotton yarn for durability, but any yarn can be used.  *Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed here are our own. This post may contain affiliate links that at no additional cost to you, I may earn a small commission.* Supplies lanyard clasp or keyring E hook (3.25mm) DK yarn...

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