In the world of crochet, new ideas are always hatching. But some patterns are timeless icons of the crochet world. Take, for instance, the granny square. This simple pattern is easily learned and quickly worked. With just a little bit of practice, you can whip up several squares and assemble them into something larger. Or,… Read More Wise Beyond Years: Granny Square Tutorial!
As promised in my How to Crochet in the Round video, I put together a basic crochet hat pattern. What I love about this hat pattern is it provides a canvas for embellishments: cuff the brim, add a ruffly edge, sew on buttons or add crochet flowers. The choice is yours! But however you decide… Read More Easy Crochet Hat Pattern for Beginners
Have you made a hot pad yet? If you have or have been practicing different stitches, you might be getting tired of making squares and rectangles. That’s all scarves and hot pads are anyways: squares and rectangles. Maybe you are wondering “can I make any other shapes???” Fortunately, yes. My latest video teaches you how… Read More Going in Circles: How to Crochet in the Round
Hey crafters! So far you have learned so much, and I’m so proud of your hard work! In my latest video, I explain the last step of any project: how to finish it. When you get to the end of a project, you need to do two things: stop the project from unravelling and hide… Read More Hitting the Brakes: How to Finish Off a Crochet Project
For most crochet projects, multiple rows of stitches must be worked. Really, the only thing that can be made with one long row of stitches is, well, one long row of stitches! 😛 Have no fear! There is nothing holding you back from crocheting multiple rows except for lack of know-how. Really, the concept is… Read More Growing Up: Two Ways to Crochet Multiple Rows of the Double Crochet Stitch
Hey, fellow crafters! I hope you’ve been practicing your crochet stitches! Now that you know how to chain and single crochet, let’s add another stitch to your repertoire, the Double Crochet! Abbreviated “dc,” this stitch is my favorite because it is simple to master, has a fluid motion that allows for speedy progress, and can… Read More New Stitch: Learn How to Double Crochet!
…Aaand the long-awaited second Single Crochet Stitch video is here! 😉 Watch to learn how to complete the Single Crochet stitch. Now that you’ve mastered the stitch, why not try working a few rows? Keep practicing! Good luck! -Amanda Like what you see? Share it!