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These posts are all beginner crochet posts and tutorials. They’re a collection of posts to teach crochet to beginners, and many are also available in The Beginner’s Guide to Crochet

Bobble Stroller Blanket: Free Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

There are tons and tons of patterns for crib-sized blankets and receiving blankets, but I haven’t seen many that are small stroller blankets. I wanted to make this Bobble Stroller Blanket for my cousin, and she’s always on the go. She needed something small enough to grab and go, but that would still be big …

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10 Habits That Will Make You Crochet Better in 2021!

When you first learn to crochet, it’s all about getting your yarn to look vaguely like something else. You get caught up in making scarves and beanies, and really just enjoy the process of creating something. But sometimes we can pick up some bad habits that prevent us from doing the best work we can. …

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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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Kimono Booties: Free Crochet Baby Booties Pattern

Crochet baby booties make the easiest and quickest gifts because of their size, but there is also so much that you can do with them. As long as you have a good base, it’s super simple to add to a crochet baby booties pattern and make it suit your style. One f my favorite designs …

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

A half double crochet stitch is similar to single crochet, except a little bit taller. It’s a great stitch for creating a little looser fabric 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 create different textures. …

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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 actually start crocheting something. Today, we’re going to start with the single crochet stitch. This is the most basic crochet stitch and …

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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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