Whether you have one or two balls of yarn for your current project or you’ve achieved SABLE (stash acquisition beyond life expectancy), organizing your yarn stash can be the difference between enjoying the yarn in your collection and being overwhelmed by it. But organizing doesn’t have to be difficult. Let’s start with a few basicRead More
Tips, Tutorials and Abbreviations
Getting that project done as quickly as possible is always a great motivator, isn’t it? When I was just learning to crochet I would get frustrated with my speed too. Since then I’ve come up with some ways to really get things moving. While these techniques may not work for everyone, I find that when I try them with my students they do well.Read More
These days it can seem easier to find other crocheters online than in your local community! Meeting regularly with a crochet circle can be a great way to finish your crochet projects while having fun.
Joining a crochet club or guild is so much fun! We scoured the internet to find as many crochet groups thatRead More
So, you’ve caught the yarn bug and you’re officially “hooked!” Congratulations! I thought I’d share a list of the Top 10 Crochet Tips and Tricks for Beginners that I share with my students as I’m walking them through their first projects.
Make sure your hands are clean. You won’t want to try to get greaseRead More
Dive into your stash of blue yarn and crochet this easy crochet scarf pattern! Best of all, this pattern is written for both left and right handed crocheters with stitch diagrams for both. This pattern is a lot of fun to work up and it’s a great pattern to have on hand for a quickRead More
I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter and scarves are some of my favorite crochet projects to make, wear, and give. When I first heard about the super scarf crochet pattern phenomenon, I knew I had to make one! After all, not only are Super Scarves luxuriously long and super cozy, they definitely make a statement!
Welcome to the addictive world of crochet! You are embarking on a thrilling creative path, which will introduce you to a global network of fellow crafters and a whole new avenue of gift-giving and decoration. We have collected some basic tips and tricks for crochet beginners to make sure that you get off to aRead More
It’s that time of year again! Time to crochet warm and cozy things for yourself and for the ones you love. If you find yourself crocheting things for your crochet group of friends and you are looking for the perfect card to accompany the perfect crochet gift, these cards are for you.
If you’ve never downloadedRead More
As yarn lovers, it’s hard to imagine there was ever a time when we didn’t have least one (or six) projects going at any given time. Crocheting, after all, is a passion. But what if it’s more than that – what if it’s something written in the stars?
If you’re a fan of horoscopes (or if you’reRead More
Be sure to check out Part 1!
Plan 1: Adjust Your Gauge
If the extra you need is all over and proportional to the garment’s original shape, consider making the largest size as written, but manipulating your gauge so you get fewer stitches and rows to 4”/10cm than the gauge section tells you you need. Remember theRead More