How to Finish Your Crochet Gifts by Christmas

How to Finish Your Crochet Gifts by Christmas

As Christmas approaches most of us wonder how we’re going to get crochet projects done in time. We prioritze who we’ll see before Christmas against who we won’t see until the day after. We stay up until midnight on Christmas Eve and into the early 

Tips to Crochet the Perfect Project

I’m pretty sure we all want to sit down and crochet the perfect project…..every time! We want the pattern to be easy, we want the yarn to look and feel the way we had hoped, and we want it to come out the way it 

A Gift Guide for the Crocheter who has Everything

Do you have a crocheter in your life that seems to have everything? I’ve put together a Crocheter’s Gift GuideĀ that has some unique gift ideas. My hope is that you will be able to find that perfect gift for the crocheter who seems to have 

Preparing for the Holidays

Holidays – they come from out of nowhere, and they sneak up on us fast – especially if you’re a gift maker. And, if you’re anything like me, you’ll still be crocheting on Christmas Eve. (Please tell me I’m not the only one who does 

Tips for Designing Your First Pattern

Designing your first pattern can be overwhelming but with a few simple pointers it doesn’t have to be. It’s time to look at your pattern from a different perspective and shed a whole new light on the subject. Let’s look at 3 tips that will 

The #1 Reason to Save Your First Crochet Project

Are you wondering what to do with that first crochet project? Maybe you feel like it came out terrible and you can’t possibly give it away. Or maybe you just want to frog it and start over. STOP! Read this before you make any decisions. 

Does the Beginning Chain Count as a Stitch?

I get emails all the time asking for pattern help. One of the questions I hear the most is, “How do I know if the beginning chain is included in the stitch count?” – or similar versions of the same question. I can’t give you 

3 Crochet Terms that You Might be Misusing

There are three crochet terms that are commonly misused….or so I thought. While researching to find out why these 3 words are being used wrong, I realized something – They aren’t….or are they? My theories about them were on the right track but there is, 

5 Tools Every Crocheter Needs

There are basic tools every crocheter needs; tools of the trade that you will find in almost any crocheters bag. There are some you need, and some that are just nice to have. For those just starting out on their crochet journey, I’ve compiled a 

Choosing the Right Ergonomic Hook

Most crocheters look forward to that moment in time when you can just sit down, relax, and crochet. After crocheting for 30 minutes, or 15 minutes, or sometimes only 5 minutes your hand may start to cramp or just get tired. It may be time