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How to Crochet the 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 beautiful Flower Puff Stitch.

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How to Crochet the Shell Stitch

The shell stitch is a must-learn for every crocheter as it is one of the easiest ways to create a lace-like openwork fabric with crochet. The shell stitch probably gets it’s name from the shape of this stitch being similar to that of a scallop shell that you’d find on the beach. It’s fitting that, this stitch tends to make breezy and delicate designs that are perfect for letting that ocean air sweep you away. 

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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!

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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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Tunisian Crochet: How to Carry Up Multiple Colors

Working with color when crafting is universally appealing – just look at the explosion of long color run yarns like Noro and other such brands. My painting experience is instructive in this area: colors come alive and reveal personality only in context with other colors. As on the painting canvas, so too in creating crochet fabric – there is is something infinitely satisfying about watching colors take form and reveal themselves in the context of a crochet project, especially in Tunisian crochet by carrying yarn.

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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

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How to Double Crochet

Once you have mastered how to single crochet, the next stitch you’re likely to learn is the double crochet stitch. Follow along with this quick tutorial and learn how to double crochet.

The double crochet stitch is considered by many to be the most versatile stitch of the crochet world. Not only is the stitch easy

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