Spring Fling Crochet Flower Applique

What’s better than one crochet flower? How about three flowers in one! This triple layered crochet flower is perfect for using up scrap yarn and making a variety of flowers for whatever crochet piece you’re working on. Add this applique to afghans, totes, scarves and more!

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How to Wind Yarn into a Cake Tutorial

I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter, and I love to play around with new and exciting yarns. In the last few years, the availability of independent yarns has exploded. Every crocheter now has more access to hand-dyed yarns, handspun yarns, and yarns imported in small batches than ever before.

One thing that crocheters may find intimidating

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Front Post Treble Crochet Tutorial (fptr)

Use these stitches to create a nice and open ribbing that’s great for scarves and anything that needs a little texture. Just like single and double post stitches, you’ll be working in the front and the back of the posts of treble crochet stitches. The result is absolutely amazing!

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UK to US Crochet Terms: Exploring Our Differences

Rather upsettingly I hadn’t known that there were different types of crochet terminology. Being British my mum and Nana had taught me what they knew, which was UK terms, and now I was entering an eye-opening realm of familiar-named stitches meaning one thing to me and something entirely different to others!

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Crochet Hexagon Motif

Ready to try something new? Try crocheting a hexagon motif instead of a crochet square for a geometric take on motif crochet. These motifs can join together to become all sort of patterns, including stockings, blankets, pillows and more!

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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 Crab Applique

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Ornaments are between 2.75-3.75” / [6-9 cm] diameter, chain length varies depending on your desire, (shown with 10-14” (25-35 cm) long chains – measured without seashells)

Gauge: Crab Rnd 3 = 2.5” [6 cm]
Yarn: Garnstudio DROPS Paris (100% cotton; 82 yards [75 meters]/50 grams): 17 Off White (1 ball)

Hook: US size E/4 (3.5 mm)

Notions: Removable marker, tapestry needle,

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