Corner to Corner Granny Square Stitch

Corner to Corner Granny Square Stitch

Change things up a bit with the corner to corner granny square. There's nothing quite like three double crochet clusters to showcase traditional crochet. However, there's no harm in experimenting…
How to Crochet a Granny Square

How to Crochet a Granny Square

It's the perfect time to learn (or review) this crochet icon - the granny square The granny square is a first for many. It's what you see most often featured…
Foundation Crochet Stitches

Foundation Crochet Stitches

Tired of the foundation chain? Foundation crochet stitches are the answer you're looking for. Foundation crochet stitches will be a game changer if you dread starting a new project because…
How to Crochet Ripple Stitch

How to Crochet Ripple Stitch

This post is sponsored by Red heart Yarns Curious about the crochet ripple stitch? If so, you're in the right place! Before we get to the tutorial though, there's one thing…
Crochet V Puff Stitch

Crochet V Puff Stitch

This post is sponsored by Red Heart Yarns Do you love the puff stitch? If so, you're really going to love the V puff stitch! This stitch creates a thick…
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…
Sc2tog – Single Crochet Two Together Decrease

Sc2tog – Single Crochet Two Together Decrease

This post is sponsored by Yarnspirations What is Sc2tog? Sc2tog stands for  "single crochet two together" and it is a standard crochet decrease used in crochet patterns. When you make…
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…
How to Crochet the Shell Stitch

How to Crochet the Shell Stitch

This post is sponsored by Yarnspirations The Shell Stitch is an elegant way to blend modern and classic crochet. The shell stitch is one of my favorite stitches. It has…
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…