How do I crochet neater ribbing?

How do I crochet neater ribbing?

We asked the same question when the foundation chain just wasn't working for us any more. What we found was a better way to crochet any stitch pattern that uses…
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 Make Tassels by Hand

How to Make Tassels by Hand

How to Make Tassels? It's Easy! The Craft Yarn Council made an announcement recently calling all yarn lovers to join them in their Pom Pom Party! They kicked off the…
Crochet Oval

Crochet Oval

A few months ago, I published The Ultimate Guide to Crochet in the Round. But what if you need to crochet an oval? Do the same rules apply? The short answer is…
How to Read a Crochet Pattern

How to Read a Crochet Pattern

Not too long ago I was in your shoes, the desperate "I just don't get it" pair of shoes. It was a very uncomfortable position to be in. I just…
Quick Start Guide to Crochet Diagrams

Quick Start Guide to Crochet Diagrams

When was the last time you ran into an old acquaintance, immediately recognized their face but failed to recall their name? This happens to many of us on a regular…
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…
Best Yarn for Blankets (2020 Edition)

Best Yarn for Blankets (2020 Edition)

Don't spend 60+ hours knitting or crocheting a blanket with the wrong yarn. Here are our top recommended yarns for blankets in 2020. That's being quite modest, really. Most knit…
How To Find a Pattern Repeat

How To Find a Pattern Repeat

First things first In order to find a pattern repeat, we must first identify exactly what I'm talking about. Sure, it's easy to spot the repeat in a pattern that…
Best Yarn for Scarves (2020 Edition)

Best Yarn for Scarves (2020 Edition)

Not all yarn is great for knitting or crocheting scarves. It has to have the perfect blend of softness and durability. Here are our top recommended yarns for scarves in…
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…