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Happy Summer Everyone! It was a long quarantine but I stayed busy and sane with lots of crochet projects. I had plenty of time and a bunch of half skeins of different purple yarns, which would be great for a patchwork project. I had never made a dress and I thought a patchwork dress would  be super cute with a top like the halter tops I have been making. It took a while to finish, as most big projects do but it came out so special I decided to keep it for myself. Right when I finally fished the dress, a...

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Introducing my latest creative endeavor, the Crochet with illJay Youtube channel!  Although I've been brainstorming this project for a while, what better time than now to inspire people to be creative while they are stuck at home. Also, I'm stuck at home and have plenty of time to capture and edit and share with you my first few crochet tutorials. For beginners, visit the tutorial on basic crochet stitches. It starts from the very beginning and takes you through a few common stitches:   If you know the basics already, try learning the Granny Square pattern:   After...

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