I recently was working a project that required many color changes. Typically, I would fasten off at every color change and weave in my ends because I just wasn’t happy with the other techniques, but I wasn’t in the mood to weave in all these ends this particular time so after playing around with it… Read more
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How to crochet a flat circle and keep a straight seam the easy way! This technique works no matter your stitch pattern as long as you are increasing in the round.
How to crochet a granny square with photo tutorial – a very easy, beginner crochet tutorial for a classic stitch pattern that can be used for many projects!
About a month ago, I posted a free crochet pattern on How to Crochet a Solid Granny Square. It has been my most popular post yet, gaining over 500 views in the first month! WOW! Today, I am back to share with you the rest of the lapghan I made for my boyfriend, Chad’s, mom,… Read more
Do your hands and/or fingers hurt or ache? Mine usually hurt or ache on and off, but lately it has been a constant pain day in and day out. This pain is so frustrating because my heart really wants to crochet, but my hands prevent me from doing so. The pain and aching leads to… Read more
Earlier this week, for Three King’s Day, I worked up this mug cozy, and a matching Slanted Shell Coaster to give as a gift to my co-workers. As promised, here is the free crochet pattern, complete with an invisible crochet and sewing on a button tutorial. Enjoy! Materials: – Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn… Read more
Yesterday, I posted on a Mug Cozy and Coaster Gift Set, which I gave to each of my co-workers on Three King’s Day. As promised, here is the free pattern for the Slanted Shell Coasters. Tomorrow, you will find the free pattern for the Slanted Shell Mug Cozy. Materials: – Worsted Weight Cotton… Read more
Last week, I went out Christmas shopping with my boyfriend, Chad, and his brother, Lucas. After lots of wandering around and brainstorming, we decided that something handmade would be the best gift for their mom. Last year, I went with them down to visit their parents for Christmas. They have a large family on… Read more
Working in a continuous round is a great way to get rid of the unsightly seam in your crocheted pieces worked in the round, seeing as the seam is caused from slip stitching your round closed and chaining one to begin your next round. With a continuous round, you just keep going around and around… Read more
I am currently working on a project that involves a couple different techniques that I will be sharing separately. First of those is changing your yarn color. This technique works in the middle of your row or round as well as at the end of your row or round – it works anywhere you need… Read more