Tag: Crochet

Tunisian Crochet Smock Crop

tunisian crochet smock stitch crop top

It’s too hot! Too hot to make blankets or sweaters or anything thick.  I did have some super soft lightweight Knit Picks Shine Sport yarn that I’d been saving for such a day. This yarn is HEAVEN guys! Pima cotton and modal make for…

Tunisian Wrap Top

tunisian crochet top Loops and Threads woolike yarn

Ahhh … to find a pattern you love only to discover that it is in a language you can not understand … It happens to all of us who browse Pinterest only to discover links that loop back around to Pinterest or are in…

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Charts!!

crochet charts pineapple top

(Pattern notes on the above top can be found here) You know what’s better than spending hours rewinding and skipping through You Tube patterns? CHARTS! Visual learners, this one’s for us. I must admit that I am waaaay late on this one. What have…

The Ridged Granny Square

Granny square ridges front post double crochet

It’s amazing how a little texture can upgrade the simple granny square. Today, I’m going to show you how you can alter this simple pattern with a simple “front post double crochet.”

Join-as-you-go Granny Style

Join as you go granny square crochet joining squares

This is a wonderfully fast way to work up a blanket. It’s perfect for anyone needing a quick way to join their squares. It works for any granny square pattern, and you’re going to love it!

The Starburst Granny Square

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The No Seam Solid Granny

solid granny square without holes

The Solid Granny square is as versatile as it is beautiful. There are so many ways to use it that you won’t easily become bored. It is worked in much the same way as the clustered granny, found here, with only a few little…

The Magic Circle

Magic circle crochet start to projects in the round

Here’s a little trick I wish I had learned ages ago. I finally mastered it a couple years ago, and it has helped me tremendously. I use it for any project that begins with more than one stitch in the starting chain. I use…

The crocodile stitch

crocodile stitch tutorial

The crocodile stitch is one of those stitches that you gotta try at least once. It’s a yarn eater that takes some time, but once you do … oh boy, is it pretty! This is a very forgivable stitch, so don’t be afraid to…

Soap savers and washcloths

crochet cotton washcloth and soap saver

Nothing makes for a super quick and easy gift like a soap saver and washcloth. These two projects can be whipped up in a few hours, and make gift giving easy. I like to make these for my children’s teachers around the holidays. So…

Abby’s Dragon Scarf

crocodile stitch, Caron Simply Soft, dragons, scarf

I’ve finally published this scarf I free-handed last fall. I received over 20,000 likes when I posted the picture above, and so …. one year later, it’s all written down and ready for you.  Download this pattern on Ravelry. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||…