Slanted Loop Coasters – Free Crochet Pattern

Have you worked with the even moss stitch before? It’s a very easy (and beautiful) stitch combination using a mix of slip stitch and half double crochet. Small projects are the perfect way to learn and practice new stitches so today, I’m sharing a free coaster pattern with you! Learn how to crochet the even moss stitch and how to incorporate it into a project.

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Behind The Scenes of Designing a Crochet Pattern

I published my first crochet pattern in July 2019. It was a small pouch, very simple and made with the single crochet stitch. It was a huge and terrifying step for me because up until then, designing wasn’t really a focus until I had an idea pop in my head and wanted to turn it into something. Something you should know about me is that I don’t like to move forward without learning about the next steps as much as I can. So of course, I spent a lot of time researching the process of pattern designing and learned the basics so that I could release my first pattern confidently and with a sense of pride.

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Suzette Stitch – Crochet Tutorial

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.

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The Colourful World of Scrap Blankets – The most common questions answered

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:

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Crochet For The Home – Free Pattern Round Up

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!

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Creative Inspiration – Where Do You Find It?

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?

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Tip Tuesday – Try Something New

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.

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