3 Simple Stretches for Crocheters

3 Simple Stretches for Crocheters

As crocheters we sit . . . a lot! It’s not hard to sit for hours while we’re crocheting, but it is hard on our bodies. But there are some simple things we can do to prevent our bodies from feeling the aches and pains 

Stocking Stuffers That Crocheters Will Love

Stocking Stuffers That Crocheters Will Love

There is so much more to the yarn world than hooks and yarn. So, I’ve compiled a list of small gifts that would make great stocking stuffers for the crocheter who seems to have everything. Any of these are sure to be a hit. *This 

5 Challenges to Make You a Better Crocheter

Do you want to be a better crocheter? I’ve learned that it’s not always about how many stitches you know or how many hours a week or month you crochet. Sometimes the lessons run much deeper.   5 Challenges to Make Youa Better Crocheter This 

Why Should I Pay For A Crochet Pattern?

I have been asked in the past why should someone purchase and/or pay for a crochet pattern.   There are always differing answers depending on who you ask, but the top 2 opposing answers I get are: 1)  If it’s easy, I’ll sit down and 

List of Crochet Abbreviations

Here is a list of the most common crochet term abbreviations, but by no means is it a complete list. A alt – alternate(ing) approx. – approximetely B beg – beginning blo – back loop only BPdc – Back Post double crochet BPhdc – Back 

How To Make A Crochet Magic Ring

There is definitely a benefit to using a crochet magic ring, or magic circle, over the traditional beginning chain where you slip stitch into a ring.  What is that benefit?  There will be no space in the center of your project.  It will completely “seal” 

Crochet Conversion Chart

I thought it would be a good reference to post a conversion chart for common crochet terms.  The UK & the US use the same stitches, but we each call them something different.  Here are the most common stitches.                                    US                            UK  chain(ch) 

Stranding – Using Multiple Colors In Your Crochet Project

This photo tutorial is for use with my American Flag beanie, or any other project, where you need to incorporate more than one color into your work.  There are 2 seperate methods of color changing, but I’ll be showing you stranding method. STEP 1:  You 

How to Fasten Off Your Crochet Project

Have you ever had the perfect crochet project, that has no border, and you come to the end where it says Fasten Off and you cringe because you know you won’t be able to hide it?  Or, have you been told you should not use 

Tips for Teaching Children to Crochet

My mother taught me to crochet when I was 5 years old.  I was in my 20’s when I picked up a hook again, but it didn’t take me long to become hooked (pun intended).  Naturally, now that I have 5 daughters of my own,