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500 Crochet Stitches Book Review + More Resources for Crocheters!

It’s crazy how popular crochet has become in such a short time, and I think a huge part of that is because people are learning how to use crochet stitches in new and interesting ways. Now, we get to see the most delicate crochet stitches or bright, bold borders and amazing textures in our handmade …

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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Crocheting

Like most crocheters, I always have multiple projects on the go, and I’m constantly adding to my “someday projects” list. Today, I wanted to step back from all of that and just talk about some of the great things I’ve learned from crocheting. When I started crocheting almost 10 years ago, it was really just …

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How to Change Yarn Colors in Crochet: A Crochet 101 Tutorial

When I was working on writing a few months ago, one of the topics I was most excited about was teaching how to change colors in crochet. It’s a very simple technique, but it adds so much more interest to a project even if you’re only working in single crochet. Today, I’m taking that lesson …

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All About Blocking Crochet & Knits

Do you block your finished items? Lately, I’ve had readers ask how to fix small sizing errors in their projects or why something is misshapen. Each time, I find myself suggesting that they block the piece and it works! I’ve given short descriptions on how to do that, but I want to go into more …

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The Lemonade Scarf: Free Crochet Scarf Pattern

Two weeks ago, I posted a video on Instagram of me working on a new stitch I learned. I got so many questions about it and the project I was working on so I’m really pleased to finally share. This is the Lemonade Scarf, a thick and squishy crochet scarf pattern for Fall. To make this, …

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How to Crochet Hexagons + Half Hexagons with Video!

Whenever I think of modern design, I think of geometric shapes and bright colors. So of course, when I came up with the pattern for the Hudson Baby Blanket, I wanted to use different colors of hexagons and half hexagons to make a modern and easy pattern. In this post, I’ll show you how to …

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