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Crocheting is a rewarding craft that yields a beautiful practice and output. You can create gorgeous projects with simple stitches and improve your skills as you have time to practice.
The idea that one crochet hook and someone with skill and dedication could turn a single strand of yarn into a blanket or even a rug is quite remarkable. Not only does crocheting result in beautiful handmade pieces but it's good for your health.
Every day we hear news about how winter will hit us, about the continuous increase of costs that go beyond any expectations, in particular energy costs.
But we can’t just sit and wait for it to happen. We must adopt in our daily life, measures to reduce our individual energy consumption. And that’s why Hoooked brings you 8 tips to reduce energy consumption at home.
There are several others, but we choose the ones we think you can implement immediately with little or no investment at all. And naturally, one of the measures includes crochet! Keep reading to see how!
Once you have learned the basic stitches of crochet, it is fun to experiment with different colours in your crochet work. If you work with different colours and different yarns, it is important that the yarns you use have a similar composition and thickness (yarn weight). This way you ensure that the stitches and tension of the crochet work are more or less the same. Alternating colours can be done in different ways. We practised our colour changing techniques with a fantastic crochet Intarsia cushion pattern.