Principles of Crochet Squares

Principles of Crochet Squares

chapter 4: The Ultimate Guide to Crochet in the Round Principles of Crochet Squares Welcome to Chapter 4 of The Ultimate Guide to Crochet Guide to Crochet in the Round!…
How to Pick Up and Knit on Garter Stitch

How to Pick Up and Knit on Garter Stitch

Can I knit where there are no stitches? I always thought knitting was so much harder than crochet - back when I didn't know any better. In my novice mind,…
How to K2Tog – Knit Two Together Decrease

How to K2Tog – Knit Two Together Decrease

What is K2tog? K2tog stands for  "knit two together" and it is a standard decrease used in knitting patterns. When you make a k2tog, you effectively decrease your stitch count by one.…
How to Make a Gauge Swatch

How to Make a Gauge Swatch

This resource was sponsored by Red Heart Yarns Everyone tells you to make a gauge swatch. Here's why. When was the last time you worked tirelessly on a project only…
Knit Garter Stitch

Knit Garter Stitch

Skill Level Beginner Multiple No Multiple Project Ideas Blankets, scarves The knit garter stitch is one of the easiest and often times, the stitch beginner knitters learn first. But don't…
Simple Knitting Bind Off

Simple Knitting Bind Off

There are many methods of binding off. Here is my favorite simple knitting bind off. When you finished knitting the length of your project, you'll need to bind off (or…
Long Tail Cast On

Long Tail Cast On

  The most frequently used cast on method: Long Tail Cast On Every knitting project begins with a cast on - putting the first loops on your needle to work…
Crochet Pattern Structure and Format

Crochet Pattern Structure and Format

Understanding the structure of a written pattern is the first step to mastering the skill of reading patterns. Each element has an important role and purpose. I like to think…
What Hook To Buy: Top 4 Crochet Hook Sets

What Hook To Buy: Top 4 Crochet Hook Sets

Figuring out what hook to buy can be a really frustrating task. There are more options than a person can count and everyone is pointing you in different directions based on what…
How to Crochet Circles

How to Crochet Circles

chapter 3: The Ultimate Guide to Crochet in the Round How to Crochet Circles Welcome to Chapter 3 of The Ultimate Guide to Crochet in the Round! In this chapter…