Tunisian Crochet Tunisian crochet is a specific variety of crochet. In Tunisian crochet you pick up loops all across your row in a "forward pass" and then work them off your hook in a "return pass." There are lots of different Tunisian crochet stitches, and they can produce some beautiful fabrics! Tunisian Crochet Cowl -… Continue reading How to do Tunisian Knit Stitch; Crochet that Looks Like Knitting!
Why would you want to crochet in a spiral? Some crochet patterns are written in a way that makes two or more colors spiral out from the center. You can do some fun things with this technique. I have two patterns available that use this technique: Lucien Hat Kewpie Beret (C) Interweave Crochet One nice… Continue reading How to Crochet in a Spiral: A Video Tutorial
Hi friends! Lately I've been working on a new design project. It will be on the blog soon. In the meantime, I want to share tutorial about one of the skills involved. This is a striped crochet project, which means color changes. Pros and Cons: When you are changing colors, you can cut your yarn… Continue reading How to Carry Yarn Up the Side of a Crochet Project
Today's mission is to show you how to make a half double crochet stitch, and also, how to make the most basic half double crochet decrease. In the photos I'm sharing here, I'm working on one of my crochet designs, Primary Sweater Dress. It is available in girls sizes 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10.… Continue reading How to do a Half Double Crochet and Half Double Crochet Decrease
How to crochet in the back loop of a stitchHave you ever seen a pattern instruct you to crochet in the back loop of a stitch? Sometimes this may be written like "sc blo" or "hdc in BL". There may be other ways that designers notate this, but if you aren't sure what an abbreviation… Continue reading How to Crochet in the Back Loop