I was introduced the crochet spike stitch several years ago, though it was called a long single crochet by the designer. This incredible stitch was so easy, but the resulting fabric was awesome. Worked in a contrasting color, you can create simple colowork, and even when worked in the same color, spike stitches create a […]

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Many of us accidentally felted our crochet projects, but felting crochet is a great technique to create sturdy bags and warm garments and accessories. Crochet felting is also a great crochet technique for beginning crocheters, as the crochet-felting process disguises uneven stitches. In this free eBook, How to Felt Crochet: Felting Instructions Plus 4 Free […]

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One of the advantages of crocheting your own tops and sweaters is the ability to modify them to flatter your figure. Need a little more room in the bust without affecting the circumference of the waist, or, like me, is there always too much fabric at the hips? Modifying a crochet pattern can seem intimidating, […]

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Little thread, tinier hooks, delicate intricacies of the stitches and patterns, doesn’t it seem like nearly everything is better if it has just a bit of crocheted lace embellishing it? Lace adds a light sophisticated touch to crochet. Crochet lace patterns don’t have to be worked in thread or lace-weight yarn either. You can create […]

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The granny square pattern is the heart of crochet and the building blocks for all sorts of projects. With variations from solid stitch squares to flowery squares, once you learn how to crochet granny squares the options are endless. You can make afghans and socks, bags, scarves, and more! To celebrate all that granny has […]

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Textures, colors, techniques such as Tunisian or broomstick lace, stitch patterns, inventive constructions, and crochet embellishments are a few of the methods we employ to make our crochet work interesting and eye catching. And while I crochet primarily for my own satisfactions, it's always nice, after all of those hours of work, when a kind […]

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You crochet gifts for friends and family; your drawers are full of your own crochet accessories and garments, and yarn is overflowing from bins. Crochet is a large part of all of our lives, and it is important that the beauty of crochet stitches be represented on our special occasions, including weddings. We’re happy to […]

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We all love simple, quick projects! Whether you are just learning to crochet or have been crocheting for 50 years, easy crochet patterns are the perfect go-to projects for traveling, keeping your hands busy while chatting with friends, and gift giving. In this fabulous free eBook, Simple Crochet Patterns: 5 Free Easy Crochet Patterns, we […]

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I love hats! No really, I’m not just saying that; I have hats stuffed into every corner of my closet. I have bowler hats, newsboy caps, baseball hats, and I’m on the lookout for a good top hat. But my favorite hats to make and wear are crochet hats, which is why we’re giving you […]

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