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Video tutorial – neat and even crochet edge for a cardigan!

Video tutorial – neat and even crochet edge for a cardigan!featured

While I was working on my crochet Tiered Jacket pattern, I made a short video tutorial about the edging I made for it. It is an easy technique and you can use it for any cardigan, not only for this particular one. I hope it will be useful for you! One of my this year Read more

Crochet tip – how to change colors

Crochet tip – how to change colorsfeatured

One of the very common questions I get is about color change in crochet. For some patterns and garments it is not very important, for others – extremely important. Today I will show you how to correctly change color in the middle of the row. This will work well if you are working in rounds Read more

Crochet Tip – Double crochet Even Edge

Crochet Tip – Double crochet Even Edgefeatured

Some time ago I saw a few tutorials on how to get even edge when working double crochet. Some were simple, some – more complicated. Then I played around and came up with this version, which I love. It is really simple, it gives the great result and you don’t need to know any special technique Read more


Crochet tips – extended single crochet (esc)featured

Have you ever tried it? I am sure when you try you get addicted! 🙂 With extended single crochet you get very unique texture. It looks almost as knitted and is not-see-through. It works faster than normal single crochet and it is so easy to work it. Ok, so let’s start! Work chain and start Read more


Crochet tips – hdc around previous hdc!featured

I love this stitch and use it quite often. It is such a simple way to get interesting texture and different look of usual crochet stitches. But I know that quite many of you had a problem to make it. So here we go! First make one hdc… …yarn over and insert hook in the Read more


Crochet tips: front post and back post double crochetfeatured

So, finally here is another “crochet tip” post and it is about front and back post double crochet stitches. I am sure that many of you are familiar with them and this is nothing new. But I also know that there are many less experienced crocheters around who are quite scared when they see these Read more


Crochet tips: the best way to join when crocheting in the roundfeatured

Finally here is the second “crochet tips” post. 🙂 I am too slow, I know. So, what is the best way to join when crocheting in rounds? * It is very important to join always in the same stitch. For example, if you are working rounds of sc (single crochet) the best way is to Read more


Crochet tips: work in front or back loop onlyfeatured

I think this is the most common question I receive: what does it mean to work only in back loop (or front loop)?  On the top of each stitch there are two loops and normally we work in both of them. If the pattern calls for working only in one loop it means: the loop Read more


Crochet tips!featured

I am starting a new series of blog posts about crochet tips. Very often I receive many different questions – what does this crochet term mean? or how better to do this or that? I decided it would be much better if I would answer your questions here, and in this way also other people Read more

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