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Japanese pattern books

Crochet Double Chain (二重鎖編み)

I had my eye on a pretty capelet crochet pattern from this Japanese pattern book (Spring/Summer Handknit Collection for Women No. 7) for a few months, but didn’t have the right yarn on hand to start it until recently. So … Continue reading

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Vintage Japanese Craft Book Covers

In late 2009 my mom gave me her old Japanese pattern books, containing primarily knitting and crochet projects but including other crafts such as sewing, embroidery, and cross stitch. I’ll share a few of the covers with you. Maybe in the … Continue reading

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