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Quick and Easy Crochet

Time-Saving Crochet Techniques, Plus Free Patterns That Work up FAST!

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Are you looking for some quick and easy crochet ideas? You’ve come to the right place.

We all know there’s no such thing as instant gratification when it comes to crochet, but there are plenty of ways to speed up the process. Here are some time-saving techniques, projects, and patterns.

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Tips and Techniques for Quick and Easy Crocheting:

  • For larger projects like afghans, choose thick yarns and a great big hook. Bulky yarns might not be appropriate for smaller projects, but when you’re in a hurry, you can at least opt for the fattest appropriate yarn that will get the job done.

    • Avoid weaving in a lot of ends; try some alternatives instead:

      Sometimes you can save time by crocheting overtop of the ends as you work, instead of weaving them in later.

      If you’re crocheting stripes or colorwork patterns, you’ll save time by carrying your yarns up the sides of your work. An added bonus: That method delivers more secure results.

    • Make a gauge swatch before crocheting any significant project. That might seem like a waste of time, but it really isn’t. If you don’t make the swatch, your project is likely to turn out the wrong size.

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