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How to do a Magic Ring for Crochet - Video Tutorial

Magic Ring - Basic Technique for Crocheting in the Round
I am over the moon excited to be releasing my first ever You Tube Video!
How to crochet a Magic Ring - Video Tutorial
Yes that's right, I now have a You Tube Channel The Apple Tree Crochet (follow the link to subscribe). I will be posting video tutorials on how to; crochet/knit techniques and stitches as well as free patterns. 
My husband is a super handy, super techy, super great guy! He spent all weekend helping me set up a studio in our basement for recording videos and taking photos. 

Having somewhere permanent to work is SO much better then setting everything up only to have to pack it all away every time I want to take a photo or make a video of my knitting or crochet creations. 
I have so many ideas, patterns, creations, tricks and tips that I have learned/developed over the years that now I can begin to share more frequently and with ease. 
Look out world, it's time to create!

Too Cute Washcloth and Scrubby All-In-One

Crochet Scrubby - Free Pattern

Crocheted washcloths are a timeless piece. 
I remember my grandmother making washcloths by the dozen. As soon as she would get one made, someone would come along and scoop it up. 
I myself, have made many different washcloths and scrubbies and have never been left with one to spare. 
I was wandering through the yarn isles at Michaels the other day (always a dangerous idea), when I spotted scrubby yarn. 



I stopped dead in my tracks and did a double take. WHAT?! Scrubby yarn! YES PLEASE!

I had no idea what I was going to do with the scrubby yarn, but I NEEDED it! 
Later that evening, I was trying to decide what kind of scrubby I wanted to make with my new scrubby yarn.
 I like using scrubbies for tough to wash dishes and washcloths for the rest. Too bad I couldn't get an all-in-one washcloth and scrubby combo...…..Wait  a minute, I'm the maker, I can make an all-in-one washcloth and scrubby combo. 


For my all-in-one washcloth and scrubby design I …