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Projects, projects and more projects

Which one do you prefer?

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.”

The Starburst Granny Square

Learn to read patterns

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…

The Diamond Ridges hat

Crochet Diamond Ridges Beanie hat

Video help included

Learn to Half Double Crochet

Half Double crochet tutorial with video

Learn to half double crochet