Solid squares are a simple and fun alternative to the traditional granny square that many crocheters know and love. The solid version offers a more dense appearance and looks wonderful when made in solid shades or multi-coloured rounds. You can make them as big or as small as you’d like to accommodate the type of project you are working on.
Learn how to make a simple solid granny square below…
Working with increases and decreases can sound a little intimidating, especially if it’s a new technique for you. I promise, it’s pretty straight forward and easy to learn. You’ll come across this method quite often in crochet, especially with scarves, hats and other wearables.
Today I’m sharing a crochet tutorial on how to work an increase and decrease using the double crochet stitch.
The suzette stitch a a beautiful way to add some eye catching texture to your next crochet project. This written tutorial also includes photos to help explain stitch placements and provide a clear visual of how the swatch looks while working up the rows. Don’t forget to check out project ideas at the end! Let’s learn how to make the suzette stitch together.
Hello, hello! I’m back with another tutorial for you! If you are a new crocheter and have wanted to try a simple pattern, the classic granny square is for you. I had a lot of positive feedback with my last tutorial “How to Crochet a Hexagon” and had requests to continue making other walk-throughs using the same written and photo method. I hope you enjoy this one as well. Let’s begin:
Recently on Instagram, I shared a photo of some crochet hexagons that I was making for a blanket. A few people sent me messages asking for a pattern so I thought a tutorial would be helpful. This is a great motif to work on and is a simple, beautiful project. Along with the tutorial, I have included some ideas on how these motifs could be used. Let’s begin:
Because this project is based mostly on your own measurements and pet size, this isn’t really a pattern per say; it’s more of a walk through on the basics of how it’s made. For example, my cats have a particular window spot that they like to sleep in when the sun is out and shining through. I made this mat to fit in that space. You might have a more open area like in the corner of the living room so perhaps your will want to make your pet mat a little bigger. Mine measures about 19 inches long by 15 ½ inches wide. Let’s begin and make a crochet pet mat.