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 in
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 as
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.
Welcome to 2017, crocheters! The New Year means fresh patterns, skills, and supplies, but where to start? If you’ve been in a bit of a rut or just want to embrace the goal-setting spirit, here are a few recommendations for embarking on a productive and exciting year of crochet.
Game plan your future designs (and keep
Finger crochet is a great way to enjoy crochet when you don’t have a hook on hand (or, when your hook isn’t the right size for your yarn). It’s also a great way to teach crochet, since your fingers only have to focus on the mechanics of the stitches and not on how to hold
Since learning to crochet, you’ve probably acquired different supplies and tools as you’ve needed them and a bit haphazardly. If you’re an avid crocheter, though, there are so many tools available now that can help you get organized, care for your projects, and crochet in comfort that you may want to take stock of what
The star stitch is a magical stitch to learn this December. The pinwheel-like design resembles a snowflake, and adding this to your repertoire will give you a chance to tackle the Up North Star Stitch Cap.
To work the first Star Stitch in the round
Ch 2, draw up a loop in the 2nd ch from hook,
The Loopy Linked Double Crochet is actually a variation of the linked double crochet stitch, and it’s something that came about because I was actually working the original stitch incorrectly! Keep reading to see how to purposefully replicate this stitch, and if you’re still a little unsure, be sure to watch our video tutorial at
When working any in-the-round motif pattern, there are a few different ways to start off your motif, and there is no right or wrong way. Some people prefer to crochet a series of chain stitches and join them with a slip stitch to form a ring, and others prefer to use the magic ring method.
There are many ways in which crochet is different than knitting. For instance, crochet stitches can be short, tall or textured, and they can wrap around and go in many different directions. The look of crochet stitches are noticeable different from knitting stitches, but there is one traditional knitting technique that can be made in