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!

How to Crochet Broomstick Lace

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. 

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Crochet Tunisian Cable Tutorial

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 on

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Crochet Flower Puff Stitch

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.

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How to: Treble Crochet Decreases

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!

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