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Welcome to the Crochet Me Shop, where we raise our hooks and yarn and celebrate all there is to love about crochet. With a broad range of crochet books, videos, and resources to choose from, this shop is dedicated to helping all crocheters, beginner to advanced, succeed in learning to crochet. Along with our commitment to bring you the very best and brightest in the crochet world, we're proud to offer learning opportunities with free crochet tips and tricks, advice, and articles to help crocheters of all levels improve their skills. Read all our featured free crochet articles to further your knowledge and improve your crochet technique.

Crochet for Beginners - The Crochet Pattern

Beginner Crochet Essentials


When you are first learning to crochet, all the options can be overwhelming. We're here to help you understand the basics, from choosing a crochet pattern to understanding the schematic and getting gauge, plus the very best resources to start you out successfully.

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Best Crochet Books

Best Crochet Books


There are thousands of crochet books available, but which one is right for you? We've made the selection process simpler by outlining a few of our favorite crochet books to help you narrow down the options.

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Ways to use crochet flowers

Crochet Colorwork


Start your crochet colorwork explorations with helpful tips for finding combinations of yarn colors, then learn about creating color in your crochet through tapestry crochet, reversible intarsia, and crochet stripe techniques.

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Ways to use crochet flowers

Crochet Flowers: Patterns + Ideas


Crochet flowers can be used in so many applications! We’re ready to introduce you to three ways to use crochet flowers, as embellishment, fabric and as the main attraction.

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How to Modify Afghan Crochet Patterns

Customizing Crochet Blankets and Afghans


Crochet blanket patterns come in whole range of sizes, but what if you find the perfect design and you want to make it bigger or smaller? This guide will help you understand the basics of customization and how to modify your blanket based on gauge, stitch pattern, or motif size.

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Kids Crochet Patterns They Will Love

Kids Crochet


When it comes to crocheting for kids, there are a few key things to keep in mind. From choosing the right yarn to picking the right stitches and patterns, this guide will help you narrow down the options to find the perfect fit.

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How to Crochet Slippers and Crochet Socks

Socks and Crochet Slippers


Are you curious about crochet socks and slippers? More and more crocheters are exploring their possibilities these days, but there are a few things you'll want to keep in mind. Such as the right fiber, how to create more elasticity in the cuff, and making heels and toes last longer. Check our top eight tips for crochet slippers and crochet socks in this free guide.

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Explore Tunisian Crochet

Tunisian Crochet


If you've ever been interested in Tunisian crochet, you'll love this free guide. This unique crochet technique has seen a revolution in the last few years, with even more Tunisian stitches and patterns being explored. Covering the essentials and what it's all about, this guide also includes an introduction to three basic stitches and resources to get you started.

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