Good morning everybody! We had a fun day of Readers En-Gauge yesterday. Thank you to everyone who stopped by and commented. Be sure to check out the great responses. The question we asked was: What tips do you have for changing yarn colors mid-project? Congratulations to Char, who wrote: Yay, Char! Please contact us for […]
You’re crocheting or knitting at a great pace. That blanket is really coming along. At this rate it might be done before Christmas! But then it happens… you’ve come to the end of your yarn skein. Nooooooo!!!! If you’re like me, you abhor starting a new skein mid-project. It means knots and awkward ends to […]
Are you looking for a new way bind off your knitting projects? Then you should give the i-cord bind off method a try! This decorative edging creates a rounded, i-cord seam along the edge of your knitted work. It’s great for necklines where you want a simple, clean look. You can learn how to bind […]
Our friends at AllFreeCrochet are giving away a must-have crochet book to add to your collection! Starting today (July 11) enter for your chance to win 63 Easy to Crochet Pattern Stitches featuring designs by Darla Sims. The 63 stitches included in this leaflet combine to create to the beautiful Heirloom Sampler Afghan pictured on […]
Our friends at AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns have been hard at work! They’ve been busy creating the ultimate guide to learning crochet. Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about crochet, you can now find at AllFreeCrochetPatterns, including crochet stitch tutorials, instructions on how to read a crochet pattern, and beginner crochet afghan patterns to get you started. They’ve […]
Learn how to perform an impeccable crochet chain stitch in this great Crochet Chain Stitch Video from AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns.com. Follow along with Brittany Newberry from the Knit Witch as she demonstrates simple yet elegant chain stitch for use in all manner of exciting afghans and other crocheted patterns!
The provisional cast on method, also known as the open cast on method, is great for use in knitted toys, clothing with hems and seams, and any other project that is closed off at both ends. The provisional cast on method incorporates a length of waste yarn, which is later removed to reveal stitches from […]
Learn how to make your own cute amigurumi characters. This technique uses single crochet and increases which are some of the most basic techniques to work with. You learn single crochet when you are just learning to crochet. Watch the video below for the full tutorial on Create Amigurumi with Single Crochet and Increases from […]