Broomstick lace is a distinct crochet technique that uses a large knitting needle or dowel in addition to the usual crochet hook. Learning how to crochet broomstick lace is a unique experience! The knitting needle is used to create uniform large loops of yarn, which are then connected with crochet stitches to create a stable, lacy fabric. There are many variations on this technique, but the basic idea is simple, fun and easy to master – with just a little practice.Read More
Tips and Tutorials
Learn how to crochet with these handy crochet tips and step-by-step crochet tutorials and see just how easy it is to become a crocheter.
Whether you’re looking for specific stitch tutorials or you’re looking for technique tutorials and crochet tips, you’ll find a wealth of information here. See how you can add a fabric lining to your crochet bag, how to crochet the Catherine’s Wheel stitch and even how to finger crochet! These crochet tips and tutorials are meant for every skill level.
Here you’ll also find a variety of individual stitch tutorials as well as helpful diagrams and video tutorials to explain some of the trickier parts. Come learn a new crochet stitch or a brand new technique with us and see how easy it is to become a crochet master!
Learn how to crochet the V Stitch with this photo tutorial from Jennifer Dickerson! You’ll be able to make the Clarice Scarf on the previous page in no time at all.View Project
Complete the first four rows of the Festive Fourth of July Shawl pattern for your foundation. Then follow this stitch school article for a visual step-by-step of completing the stitch.
Row 1 (RS): Dc in 4th ch from hook, ch 1, tr in same ch, tr in next ch, turn.
Row 2 (WS): Ch 4 (counts asView Project
Crocheting ribbing is a great technique for every crocheter to learn as it really adds something special to almost any project – Whether it’s the band of a beanie or the cuffs of a sweater, this stitch will always help to create a snug and cozy fit!View Project
To complete the fabulous Pineapple Tunisian Pillow, you’ll need to master the 6-stitch right cable. This technique, demonstrated in the photos below, will achieve the most stunning “knit” like cables!
6-stitch right cable (C6B)
Tks the first 3 sts.
Slip these 3 sts on a cable needle, hold to back of work.
Tks next 3 sts, place sts onView Project
Ch 25 (multiple 6 sts +1)
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. (24 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, *sk next 2 sc, 7 dc in next st, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st; rep from * around, join with sl st. Change to MC, turn.
Rnd 3: ChView Project
Just like clockwork, when Spring rolls around so does an array of beautiful flowers! The puff stitches in this design resemble whimsical little lilacs, making this stitch the perfect addition to your repertoire as you enjoy crocheting lightweight shawls and scarves during the warmer months! This in-depth tutorial is there to help every crochet newbie who would like to tackle the “Spring Lilac Headband” pattern.View Project
To make the Winter Gerbera Flower Pillow, you’ll need to learn how to create the magic loop. Plus, this is a great technique to learn for so many other crochet projects. Try it out by following this photo tutorial and then try the pillow!
To begin, lay yarn over the fingers of your non-dominate hand.
Bring theView Project
Use these stitches to create a nice and open ribbing that’s great for scarves and anything that needs a little texture. Just like single and double post stitches, you’ll be working in the front and the back of the posts of treble crochet stitches. The result is absolutely amazing!View Project
Treble crochet two together or tr2tog is a method of crochet decreasing that takes two crochet stitches and turns them into a single stitch. This decrease pops up in numerous patterns, including shawls and sweaters, so it’s definitely one every crochet should come to master. Watch this easy tutorial by Jen Lucas and see how easy this technique can be!View Project