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All posts tagged "Tutorial"

  • How to: A Tutorial on Surface Crochet (Surface Slip Stitch)
    How to Crochet: Surface Crochet Technique (Surface Slip Stitch)

    Have you ever wanted to add a monogram to a garment, an abstract design to a handbag, or plaid…have you ever wanted to create a plaid design? I did…several in fact! The Surface Crochet Technique came in...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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  • How to: Broomstick Lace Tutorial & Free Pattern
    How to Crochet: Broomstick Lace Tutorial & Free Pattern

    The broomstick lace stitch was developed in the 19th century using none other than a broomstick! Nowadays, a large knitting needle, wooden dowel, or another long slender item is preferred over a broomstick.

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • How to Crochet: Color Change Tutorial
    How to Crochet: Color Change Tutorial

    I’m not sure where I first saw this technique. It was sometime when I had first started crocheting and it became such a habit of mine that I actually forgot that there was another way! I change...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • How to Crochet: Double Treble (DTR) Crochet Stitch
    DTR (Double Treble Crochet Stitch) Tutorial

    I love learning new crochet stitches and each week I am going to bring a new one to you, you may know the stitch or it may be one you have never tried before, but follow along...

    • Posted February 14, 2015
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  • How to Crochet: Invisible Join (2 Techniques)
    How to Crochet: Invisible Join (2 Techniques)

    Do you have a touch of OCD (Obsessive Crochet Disorder) like I do? Does the appearance of an “unsightly bump” (see photo below), caused from joining a round, annoy you to no end? Do you have a...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Crochet Tip: Weaving in Ends Made Easy!
    How do you join and weave yarn tails in?

      I am very much in love with Overlay Crochet. I continue to design new interior decorations using it. Overlay Crochet in my opinion gives endless possibilities of drawing with yarn. In fact you can crochet every...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Laundry DIY: How to Make Dryer Balls
    Laundry DIY: Making Dryer Balls

    I’ve been dying to try making my own dryer balls, and after stumbling on some skeins of wool at Michael’s discounted to $1.99, I knew they were my destiny. < Tres corny, I know! I used Martha Stewart...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • Video Tutorial: How to Crochet Buttons
    [Video Tutorial] How to Crochet Buttons

    Sometimes you just can’t find the button you want. Sometimes it’s just too yucky out to go button shopping. And sometimes you just want to crochet… a button! So here’s how to crochet a button! There are...

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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  • How to Crochet a Better Ribbing
    Crochet Tip: Better SC Ribbing

    When working a single crochet ribbing for a garment, such as the edge of a hat or pair of mittens, try working the first and last stitch of each row through both loops.

    • Posted February 11, 2015
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