• 20:28

    Crocheting I-Cord for Borders and Embellishment

    Bring I-cord into your bag of skills for garments, accessories and home decor! Crochet designer Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby guides you through all the steps for crochet I-cords, starting with Romanian cord. Want to conquer cords for gorgeous borders? Follow along with Shannon and find out how to create the same styles as attached I-cords. The great…

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  • 7:43

    How to Attach Pockets to a Scarf

    Pocket scarves a popular crochet project for winter. It’s fun to make an easy crocheted scarf and use fancy stitches on the pockets. It’s the perfect project for trying new or unusual stitch patterns without committing to a large piece. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to attach a pocket to a scarf.…

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  • 3:07

    Surface Chains versus Braided Chains

    There are so many different ways to add crochet embellishments to a project. Techniques like crochet embroidery and surface embellishments can add color, texture, and interest to just about any crochet project. Two popular embellishments are surface chains and braided chains. While some of the mechanics of these techniques are similar, they do create a…

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  • 4:57

    Vertical Braided Chains

    Crochet embellishments like surface chains and crochet embroidery can be a fun a way to add texture and color to just about any project. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to work vertical braided chains. Mary Beth notes that both the horizontal and vertical braided chains only create the look of a braid…

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  • 4:43

    Horizontal Braided Chain

    Horizontal braided chains are a type of surface embellishment that’s different from a traditional surface chain. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to work a horizontal braided chain. Mary Beth prefers to work these braided chains with her fabric oriented vertically. This means that she turns the piece 90-degrees clockwise. The braided chain…

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  • 6:08

    Vertical Surface Chain

    Adding texture and color to a project with surface crochet or crochet embroidery can be both fun and easy to do. Vertical crochet surface chains can be added to just about any crochet project and in this video Mary Beth Temple demonstrates two ways to add this embellishment to a piece. Mary Beth begins with…

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  • 3:15

    Horizontal Surface Chain

    Adding embellishments to your project like crochet embroidery or surface crochet is a fun way to include more interest and color to any crochet project. In this video, Mary Beth Temple demonstrates how to work a horizontal surface chain. To work a horizontal surface crochet chain, Mary Beth begins with a slip knot on her…

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