Pin this Stitch Pattern Tutorial For Later! How To Crochet A Half Double and Single Crochet Crossed Stitch Pattern Video Tutorial Pin It On Pinterest For Easy Reference Find all my FREE video tutorials HERE Find all my FREE crochet patterns HERE Recently, I was playing around with some stitch combinations looking for an easy repeat that would generate great texture. I tried all kinds of fancy stitch sequences, but in the … [Read more...] about Video Tutorial: HDC and SC Crossed Stitch Pattern
Pin this Tutorial For Later! How To Add Fringe To A Project Video Tutorial Pin It On Pinterest For Easy Reference Find all my FREE video tutorials HERE Find all my FREE crochet patterns HERE How Did Fringe Originate? Fringe originated as an alternative way to prevent a woven fabric from unraveling, when a finished hem was not used. Several strands of threads would be removed, and the remaining threads would be twisted … [Read more...] about Video Tutorial: Adding Fringe to Handmade Projects
Tips for Creating a Crochet Color Palette! Pin It For Easy Reference! Ever wonder how designers and artists put colors together? Sometimes, when I'm developing an idea for a project, the color scheme is evident from inception, but many times, it is not. Especially, if I'm designing a bigger project, such as an afghan with multiple colors, I get confused and disoriented with how many and which colors to combine. I know the colors I like but I can't always visualize them together in a … [Read more...] about Color Palette Inspiration for your Crochet!
Pin The Mosaic Crochet Basics Tutorial For Later! Mosaic Crochet Basics Tutorial Pin It On Pinterest For Easy Reference Find all my FREE video tutorials HERE Find all my FREE crochet patterns HERE What Is Mosaic Crochet? I'm sure you've seen all those beautiful project out there on Pinterest with pretty geometric designs and if you are like me, you wondered how to replicate the technique too because it looked so … [Read more...] about Video Tutorial: Mosaic Crochet Basics
Pin 5 Tips for Photographing Crochet to save it for later! High quality photography is the most important part of selling your crafts. In some cases it can make or break the sale; however, there's no need to invest in expensive photography products. You can create your own great photos with just a few easy photography tips. 1. Natural Lighting is Best Lighting is the most important step of photography. There are some affordable tabletop lighting setups available, but the best place … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Photographing Crochet
Tutorial: Alternate or Chainless DC Turning Stitch Most patterns will instruct you to chain 3 at the beginning of a DC row and to work the first DC in the second stitch. The chain 3 would count as your first stitch, but I find that this creates a gap at the beginning of the row that is not very appealing. Below, is a technique I like to use for creating a neat edge when working rows of DC stitches. You can also use it when working DC in the round to … [Read more...] about Tutorial: Alternate or Chainless DC Turning Stitch
You may have seen my recent post with the release of my Loop-d-Loop Crochet Booties. So I thought this would be a good time to share the tutorial on how to achieve this fun stitch. It takes a little practice to get the loops even, but it is worth it for the cute end result. You can use this stitch in so many different ways.....pillows, skirts, hemlines, vests, handbags and of course booties! The possibilities are endless and I hope you enjoy the tutorial. *** Shop our … [Read more...] about Tutorial: Loop Stitch Crochet