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.Continue reading
Counting your rows can be actually be a pretty frustrating experience, especially if you are new to crocheting. Stitch markers are a great way to help with that.Continue reading
Creating a crochet scrap blanket is a wonderful way to use up leftover yarn that you might have hanging around. Partial skeins and mismatched colours are absolutely perfect for projects like this. The yarn that is leftover from old projects is now being used to make a new one. No yarn is wasted, how great is that?
Being part of a few online crochet groups, I often see scrap blanket related questions: Can I mix fibres? What stitch works best? What hook size should I use? I’m here to help and I’m happy to share all the things I’ve learned through crocheting scrap blankets. Let’s get going so you can make your own:
We are heading into March soon and for a lot of people, the chilly winter air and snowy grey days are still hanging around. Why not add some colour and creative designs into your home décor to brighten things up and bring some (hopefully) early spring vibes.
I’ve compiled a list of 10 free crochet patterns for the home to help get you going. Let’s jump in!Continue reading
Today’s tip I think is an important one and sometimes understated for beginners or those new to crochet. Let’s chat and talk about dye lots.Continue reading
When it comes to crochet (or any creative project for that matter), inspiration can be a funny thing. Sometimes it can come naturally and sometimes we need to dig a little to find it. Perhaps you’re working on a pattern: the design or colour creates a little spark to start a new project and there’s no resting until it’s completed. Somestimes we find ourselves desperate to create but don’t know what to start next. What colour? What pattern? The endless options that can be found online are sometimes overwhelming and we can’t pinpoint a specific idea or design. That can sometimes lead to a bit of a lull in being creative. So how can we get inspired?Continue reading
At some point, I think every crocheter (especially beginners) have looked at a pattern and thought “That’s beautiful but it’s too hard for me. I don’t know how to make those stitches”. Sometimes that pattern gets saved for later or sometimes it gets brushed aside because it’s intimidating. Yes, there are definitely skill levels to patterns but that doesn’t meant you should pass one by simply because you aren’t there yet.Continue reading
I have the perfect pattern for you today! The Sweet and Simple Crochet Basket is a simple make that works up quickly using Bernat Home Dec yarn. A great project with endless possibilities for use. Are you ready to make one of your own? Here we go!Continue reading
As a crocheter, you most likely learned to read and understand crochet stitch terms in either US terms or UK terms. While both create the same basic stitches, the terms for some of them are in fact different. If you’re used to following one set of terms, finding the other style in a pattern can seem a little confusing or intimidating.Continue reading