Daily


How to: Crocodile Stitch

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 .

Read More

Triple Crochet Stitch

Triple Crochet, also known as Treble Crochet, is an extremely long stitch which makes for an open, lacy fabric that’s perfect for shawls and summer tops. The stitch takes a bit longer to do, but it covers a lot of ground quickly.

Read More

The Crochet Ribbing Stitch

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!

Read More

Stitch School: Join As You Go

If you love to crochet motifs but hate sewing them together, the join-as-you-go method may be right for you. Try out this method with this issue’s Circle in a Square Join-As-You-Go Baby Blanket.

Read More

Zippers 101: Sewing Zippers onto Crochet

Putting a zipper into crocheted fabric is always a little tricky. In my “Ring Around the Posies Skirt” design I used an invisible zipper for the closure at the center back waist. I chose an invisible zipper because it doesn’t show as much in the finished project. It is also less likely to snag the fabric when being opened and closed.

Read More

How to Crochet Lace

Are you one of many crocheters who is hesitant to work with thinner yarns, like lace and sock yarns or crochet cotton thread? You’re not alone. If you’ve never crocheted lace before, it can be be very daunting. But you shouldn’t give up! With just a few simple trips and tricks, you’ll learn how to

Read More

How to: Single Crochet (sc)

single crochet step one

Perhaps the most fundamental stitch in crocheting, the single crochet (sc) is an incredibly important skill to learn to begin crocheting anything. This tutorial will take you step-by-step to introduce you to the stitch so you can begin your crocheting adventure or simply refresh in preparation of a new project!

Read More

Tunisian Crochet as Accent

I am a big lover of tunisian crochet. I have utilized this style of crochet in many of my designs. To underscore this point, in last August’s edition of ILikeCrochet.com I discussed tunisian crochet as a vehicle for injecting color into a crochet design.

In this second tunisian crochet article, I’d like to introduce a different

Read More