• Crochet in the round without that big hole in the middle by using a magic ring to start. Learn how to make this magic loop for neat centers!

    How to Make a Magic Ring to Crochet in the Round

    January 8, 2018 admin

    So, it’s been a while, right?!? I took some time this holiday season to rest, relax and recharge my batteries, so to speak and, I have to tell you, it’s been pretty darn good for me. I’ve decided that with the new year I’m going to take more “me time” to do whatever needs to…

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  • Don't know how to make a slip knot? I swear this is the EASIEST way I've ever seen to learn! Perfect for starting knitting or crochet pieces!

    How to Make a Slip Knot

    January 4, 2017 admin

    I have not known how to make a slip knot, literally, until last month. For each of my crochet projects I’d loop my yarn around the fattest part of my crochet hook and then I’d tie a double-knot. I knew it wasn’t the “right” way but I didn’t know any other way… this is how…

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  • Blocking your crochet is pretty easy and helps give your pieces a more finished look.

    How to Block Crochet

    January 16, 2015 admin

    When I was young and fairly new to crochet I used to get quite upset… why would my square things not look like squares? I would count my stitches and be really proud that I was keeping the same gauge, so why was it all warped and crazy looking? This just didn’t make sense! So…

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  • Learn how to change colors in crochet.

    How to Change Colors in Crochet

    January 8, 2015 admin

    Last week I showed you how to weave in ends as a part of sharing the basics of crochet with you. And since I get emails about it regularly, it seemed a good a time as any to also show you how to change colors. First off, gonna come clean. On my row of yellow…

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