Guide to Crochet Hooks for the Beginner

Our Guide to Crochet Hooks for the Beginner (+ Other Tips)

It is easy and affordable to learn how to crochet – all you need is yarn, a crochet hook, and some instructions on how to get started (like how to chain, single crochet, etc.)! That said, there are many different types of crochet hooks, and it can be confusing for the beginner crocheter to figure …

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How To Crochet a Doily

How To Crochet a Doily – A History, and Instructions

Although many of the doilies that you see in stores today are made from paper or machine lace, there are still people who crochet doilies by hand. Crocheted doilies were especially popular in the early days of crochet. They were a common home decor item featured on tables all throughout the house. People still use …

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how to crochet bobble stitch

How To Crochet Bobble Stitch – A Fun, Easy-to-Follow Guide

What Is Bobble Stitch? Bobble stitch is a fantastically textured stitch that is fairly accessible to beginning crocheters, as it is constructed using chain, single crochet, and double crochet stitches. It creates little “bobbles” or clusters of crocheted fabric that can be alternated to create a pattern or textured design. The bobble crochet stitch is …

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how to crochet shell stitch

How To Crochet Shell Stitch – Our Step-by-Step Guide

Shell stitch is a simple and wonderfully versatile stitch that is a perfect way to add texture and a bit of intricacy to an otherwise solid block of crochet! It’s the ideal stitch for fabrics when you want them to have a little drape – the pattern creates gaps in your work, so it is …

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Popcorn Stitch Crochet

Popcorn Stitch Crochet – Our Clear, Step-by-Step Guide

There are several different textured crochet stitches that look similar, but each has its own unique way of being made. Bobbles, clusters, shells, and popcorn stitches are all advanced beginner crochet stitches that you can learn after you have learned the basic crochet stitches. Many people find that it is a lot of fun to …

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Coffee Berry

Hand-Painted Yarn vs. Kettle Dyed Yarn

One of the best ways that you can support small businesses is by purchasing their yarn to use in your crochet projects. You can purchase yarn from fiber farms, yarn spinners and yarn dyers. Each option has its benefits, but today we will be talking about yarn choices that come from yarn dyers. More specifically, …

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Glossary of Crochet Stitches

Glossary of Crochet Stitches

When you first learn how to crochet, there will be a few basic stitches that you will frequently use. You can create crochet projects of every shape and size using just these basic stitches. If you are more adventurous, though, you will go on to learn a variety of advanced stitches, most of which are …

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