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!…
Broomstick Lace Crochet Stitch

Broomstick Lace Crochet Stitch

Skill Level Intermediate Multiple 5 Project Ideas Shawls, scarves The broomstick lace crochet stitch is one of the most unique and beautiful of crochet stitches. It's open and airy, making…
Catherine Wheel Stitch

Catherine Wheel Stitch

Skill Level Easy Multiple 8 + 2 Project Ideas Scarf, Blanket The Catherine wheel stitch is the perfect blend of different and easy to crochet. It's a reversible stitch, making…
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 In this tutorial we'll show you how to crochet a granny square, the most classic…
Herringbone Double Crochet Stitch

Herringbone Double Crochet Stitch

Skill Level Easy Multiple No Multiple Project Ideas Blankets, Scarf The herringbone double crochet is a reversible, textured stitch that's suitable for many project types. It's thick and dense making…
How to Foundation Crochet Stitches

How to Foundation Crochet Stitches

You can avoid the tedious task of making single, half double and double crochet stitches into a foundation chain altogether with foundation crochet stitches. In this tutorial we'll show you…
Crochet Ripple Stitch

Crochet Ripple Stitch

Skill Level Easy Multiple 14 + 3 Project Ideas Blankets, scarves The crochet ripple stitch is a classic when it comes to crochet blankets but it's versatility makes it great…
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…