Decreasing in crochet doesn’t have to be difficult! Keep reading for a step-by-step guide that demonstrates two ways to easily decrease in your crochet projects. Then, practice what you’ve learned in the Purr-fect Backpack pattern.View Project
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!
The crocodile stitch might look intimidating, but once you’ve mastered it, you’ll love incorporating it into your crocheted pieces, from items to wear to home décor! Once you’ve got it down, practice your skills with the adorable Owl See You at School Backpack pattern in this issue .View Project
Making legs for your crocheted toys shouldn’t be stressful. This tutorial will show you, step by step, how to make it happen! Then, practice what you’ve learned in the Clever Critter Pencil Case patternView 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
The Give It All You Dot Makeup Bag is cute as can be and to give it that complete look, lining this bag with fabric is the way to go. Plus, if you use it as a makeup bag, the lining will protect your hard work from being soiled by loose eyeshadow powder, mascara spillsView 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
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
1. Make magic ring.
2. Ch 3.
3. Work 15 dc in ring.
4. Sl st in sp between ch-3 at start of rnd and first dc.
5. Pull magic ring tight.
6. Ch 3 and dc in same sp as join.
7. *Dc in next 2 sp (sp refers to the sp between 2 dc), 2 dc inView 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
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