• How to Crochet Ribbing for Hats

    November 16, 2019 admin

    Adding a textured and stretchy crocheted ribbing to your DIY hats is super simple with this easily modifiable crochet ribbing for hats pattern. I’m straight up going to let you know I am on a crochet hat kick, y’all. For real. Yesterday I shared how to make an absolutely giant super scarf that I super…

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How to Weave In Ends

    January 2, 2015 admin

    It feels like I am constantly hearing people say or see where people have typed about how much they HATE weaving in ends. And I don’t get it. I think it’s super easy and can actually be a bit relaxing. For a long time I didn’t even know how to weave in ends and didn’t…

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  • How to Half Double Crochet

    January 6, 2013 admin

    Not going to lie. When I first saw the need for a half double crochet stitch on a pattern I decided to just use a double crochet. It didn’t exactly work out. Good news, this is an easy stitch and if you alraady know how to double crochet, it’s in the bag. For those of…

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  • How to Double Crochet

    January 4, 2013 admin

    I love to crochet, especially in winter. Crochet is definitely right up there with my favorite crafts of all time. Not only do I like that repetitive nature that lends itself well to doing while watching television and travelling, I also like that I can make gorgeous and useful things. Give somebody a handmade afghan…

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  • How to Single Crochet + Great Gifts for Beginners!

    December 11, 2012 admin

    This has nothing to do with anything but I actually just ate a handful of these little blow-pop individual candies. It wouldn’t be that big of a deal if they didn’t have gum in the middle but I totally chomped those suckers down like I hadn’t eaten in hours. Then I began to worry about…

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  • How to Crochet a Chain

    November 30, 2012 admin

    So, are you one of the many wanting to learn how to crochet? Well, I’m here to help. First let’s cover a little bit about yarn. See in the image above how there are little icons with info on them? The one on the left shows you the weight of the yarn. Some patterns will…

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