We previously looked at 60+ crochet tips but there is always so much more to learn in this craft. Here you’ll find links to ~100 new crochet tips for helping you to improve all areas of your craft.

little_v_and_me crochet cotton blue

10 Tips for Crocheting with Cotton Yarn @becraftsy. Cotton has so many benefits but it isn’t right for every project so hopefully these tips will help you figure out when and how to use this fabulous fiber.

double strand crochet

Tips / tricks for double stranded crochet from @hijennybrown. I love double-stranded crochet so I’m happy to see her writing about it!

crocheting mandalas for marinke

11 ways to use the crochet mandala that you just made via @creativejmom. Lots of people have been making mandalas this year, due in part to memorialize Wink, so this is a timely post with great suggestion of ways to use the ones that you make.

summer crochet

7 Tips to Crochet in Warm Climates from Illuminate Crochet. It can be uncomfortable to work with wool when the temperatures are high so these tips are great to keep in mind.

tiny crochet

8 tips for micro crochet from Ashley Little of @becraftsy; see some inspiring examples of micro crochet here and here

gooseberryfool crochet amigurumi toys

5 Tips for Perfect Amigurumi, from Happily Hooked; photo by gooseberryfool

crochet square patterns

5 tips to design your own blanket using your favorite crochet granny squares by @UCrafter via Stitch and Unwind

crochet stitches

5 tips for crochet stitch diagrams via @crochetme

crochet blanket

3 crochet color rules to break from Amanda’s Crochet Blanket Adventures. Also see 4 tips for choosing colors in a crochet project, links by Happily Hooked Magazine.

thegirllovesyarn crochet intarsia

3 tips for Intarsia Crochet by @recrochetions via @crochetme; photo via @thegirllovesyarn on Instagram

tall stitches crochet tutorial

How to maintain tension when crocheting tall stitches @patchworkposse

crochet blocking

Crochet blocking tips from @hijennybrown; also see Tips for blocking a mobius scarf from @mamas2hands

crochet skills

4 ways to boost your crochet skills by @artlikebread via @crochetspot

charity crochet tips

3 tips for making the biggest impact with charity crochet (+ ten charity crochet patterns) via @Ucrafter. What a fabulous idea for a post!

washing crochet

8 tips for washing your crochet clothing @UCrafter

solomon knot

Solomon’s Knot crochet tips including tips for measuring knots via @crochetme

rope crochet basket

Tips for crochet with rope from @EstherMChandler

yarn through buttons

Tip for feeding yarn through buttonholes @planetjune

flo blo crochet

@crochetkitten explains the difference between FLO and BLO crochet and when to use each

crochet beanie tip

Tip to close the hole in a crochet beanie worked bottom up via @elkstudio_

crochet stuff

5 crafty things to do each month to stay organized via @freshstitches

plastic crochet hook set

Little Cosy Things says: “CROJO (CROchet + moJO) is a term crocheters use for the magical little power that keeps your hands and hooks twitching with creativity.” And provides tips for getting back your crojo.

granny square blanket weave ends

How to crochet with yarn that is splitting via @craftimummy

hat sizing chart

Free printable hat sizing chart from Petals to Picots

trademarks and copyright

Illuminate Crochet provides tips and information about copyright, licenses and trademarks as they apply to creating crochet characters


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