Scarves make great gifts! They’re also great projects for beginner crocheters to learn how to crochet a scarf! By learning how to crochet a scarf, you’ll acquire a skill you can build on and use to make useful homemade gifts for both fun and profit. No matter what you choose to do with the finished […]

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Handmade gifts have special meaning, so when someone you know is expecting, you may wonder what type of gift you can make. Hats and booties both work up quickly, but the baby will outgrow these in what seems to be the amount of time it took to work them or less! So, what could you […]

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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. DOWNLOAD NOW   In this free eBook, How to Felt Crochet: Felting Instructions […]

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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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10 Free Crochet Lace Patterns You’ll Love

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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FREE Crochet Granny Square Patterns

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! DOWNLOAD NOW   To celebrate all […]

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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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