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My fifth crochet lesson: double crochet (=treble in UK)

Hi there, welcome to your fifth crochet lesson at Home of Yarns! Let’s learn how to make a double crochet stitch today (a.k.a. treble in UK crochet terminology). The double crochet stitch (abbreviation: dc) is very similar to the half double crochet you learned in the previous lesson, but just a little bit taller. If …

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My fourth crochet lesson: half double crochet (= half treble in UK)

I am so glad you are back for your fourth crochet lesson at Home of Yarns! Well done. This time, you will learn how to make a half double crochet stitch (a.k.a. half treble in UK crochet terminology). If you missed a lesson, you can look up all previous free crochet lessons here. Step 1: …

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Lavender Harvesting Time – Making Scented Sachets

At the end of the Summer lavender plants are ready for pruning. I always dry the lavender buds to keep their lovely scent in my house. Lavender pruningIt is best to prune your lavender twice a year. After flowering, in September, you can prune the plant into shape, removing the flowers and leaving a nice …

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