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How to Manage Large Projects – My Top 5 Tips!

Do you know that feeling of starting a new big project? You get so excited by the idea and you have to start working on it right away. Fast forward 6 months and you’re still working on that blanket, but now you kind of hate looking at it. Since I started doing custom orders and …

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How to C2C Crochet Tutorial + Video Tutorial!

C2C crochet is a different technique of crocheting where you work in diagonal rows instead of the regular horizontal rows. This style of crochet really took off a few years ago and it’s still really popular, especially for crocheting blankets. With C2C you can work graphgans and images into your blankets easily and customize them …

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Tinker Bell Slippers: Free Baby Booties Crochet Pattern

One of my favorite children’s movies is Tinker Bell. Not only is it a cute story and so beautifully animated, I just love Tink’s style. The first thing this girl does when she finds her home is to give herself a makeover and craft a pretty dress and slippers for herself. Today, I took a …

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How to Customize Crochet Blanket Sizes: Free Printable Cheat Sheet!

One of the questions I get asked most often is about crochet blanket sizes. Usually, someone wants to resize one of my baby blanket patterns into a larger throw, and sometimes it’s the other way around. Other times, people just need to know the measurements of different types of blankets. I get these questions all …

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How to Star Stitch Crochet Tutorial [Video + Written]

Hey everyone! Today, I’m going to show you how to work one of my favorite stitches with a star stitch crochet tutorial. This stitch is like a sunburst and it’s so quick and easy to work, although it looks complicated at first glance. When I first learned this stitch, I used it to make my …

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Crochet 101: How to Work a Half Double Crochet (HDC) + Video

A half double crochet stitch is similar to a single crochet, except a little bit taller. It’s a great stitch for creating fabrics that are a little looser than something made in single crochet. This stitch is usually used in place of single crochet because it also works up faster and can be used to …

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Crochet 101: How to Bind Off Crochet & Neatly Weave in Ends

So far in this series, we’ve covered how to create a foundation chain to start your crochet and how to work a basic single crochet. Now, to finish that swatch off, we need to secure the ends of the yarn so it doesn’t come undone. In this lesson, we’re going to cover how to bind …

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Crochet 101: How to Single Crochet (with Video Tutorial)

Last time in our Crochet 101 series, we covered how to create a foundation chain using a chain stitch. Once you have that foundation chain, you’re ready to add rows and texture and to actually start crocheting something. Today, we’re going to start with the single crochet stitch. This is the most basic crochet stitch …

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Crochet 101: Creating the Foundation Chain (Chain Stitch)

If you’re here, I’m assuming you are ready to dive right in and get started crocheting and you know what? You’re already killing it just by showing up. Learning a new skill or craft takes time and practice, but if you show up and you do the work, you can do anything. Today’s the first …

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How to Make the Perfect Stretchy Crochet Ribbing for Hats!

Picture this: you’re working on a beanie with the most gorgeous pattern. You’ve followed all the steps, it’s the right size, and you used your warmest yarn to make this extra special beanie that you’re actually going to keep for yourself. Then you go to try it on –and your chain is so tight you can’t …

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