How to Double Crochet

Once you really get moving with crocheting, you’ll find that the smaller stitches just don’t get you to the finish line fast enough; thus, enter the Double Crochet. It is a very popular stitch found in lots of beginner type patterns, and it’s quite easy to do, so let’s take a look at how to […]

Crochet: How to Single Crochet and Other Tips

In the last Crochet: A Beginner’s Guide post, we learned the very basics to start and end many patterns. We learned how to crochet a chain and slip stitch. In order to make crocheted fabric, we need to build upon a chain or a circle of some kind. So in this post, we are going […]

Crochet: How to Chain and Slip Stitch

If you’ve been following along with my Crochet: A Beginner’s Guide series, I am sure you are more than ready to actually begin crocheting. So, let’s get hooking! A pattern will most often begin with a series of Chains or a circle and end with a Slip Stitch. We will learn the Chain and Slip […]

Crochet: A Beginner’s Guide

Crochet Abbreviations and Terminology: Learning the Lingo

I am a very hands-on person, so when I learned to crochet, I just jumped right in…hands first. But once I was ready to move beyond a basic beginner’s stitch, I realized that my lack of research on the topic left me quite confused. Most crochet patterns involve several stitches and include lots of crochet […]

Crochet: Supplies to Get You Started

If you’ve been thinking about learning how to crochet, but haven’t actually gotten “hooked,” now is the time. Think no more and just do! Here are some suggestions on crochet supplies to gather in order to get started. Crochet Hooks Hooks are made from all kinds of materials (plastic, metal, wood, etc.). Aluminum crochet hooks […]