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Learn the basic crochet concepts.

Single Crochet Two Together Video & Photo Tutorial (sc2tog)

Single Crochet Two Together Video & Photo Tutorial (sc2tog)

Single crochet two together is a common crochet technique that is used to decrease the number of stitches. It is commonly abbreviated as sc2tog in written crochet patterns. Single crochet decrease is also another wording I’ve seen for this stitch. For this quick photo tutorial […]

Single Crochet Cluster Stitch Photo Tutorial

Single Crochet Cluster Stitch Photo Tutorial

I am in love with how this Single Crochet Cluster Stitch worked up in my Child’s Winter Pom Hat. The texture combined with this gorgeous royal blue cotton yarn is delightful. See the full hat tutorial here. I wrote up a quick photo tutorial for […]

Half Double Crochet (HDC) Stitch Photo Tutorial

Half Double Crochet (HDC) Stitch Photo Tutorial

Recently I’ve been working up a crochet hat using the half double crochet stitch. I took a few pictures as I worked so I could show you, step by step, how it’s made. Half double crochet is a fast and easy little stitch that is […]

Crochet Magic Circle Photo Tutorial

Crochet Magic Circle Photo Tutorial

When I first learned the magic circle technique I had to wonder how I hadn’t learned it sooner! If you crochet in the round often, then it’s an essential that leaves you with a tightly closed beginning. No more unsightly holes, or trying to weave […]

Crochet Standing Stitches Photo Tutorial

Crochet Standing Stitches Photo Tutorial

Before I started crocheting I honestly didn’t love the ‘holes’ of handmade blankets. I now appreciate the art of intentionally open spaces in crocheted blankets. However, there are sections where your pattern requires solid rows of stitches. In these cases you do want less holes. […]

Slip Stitch Video and Photo Tutorial

Slip Stitch Video and Photo Tutorial

Welcome to the next installment of Crochet Basics: The Slip Stitch. An essential crochet technique, this stitch is quick and easy to learn. These stitches are most often used to work your way across a row of stitches, in order to get back to a […]

Single Crochet Video & Photo Tutorial

Single Crochet Video & Photo Tutorial

Welcome to the next installment in the Crochet Basics Series! All these lovely projects have been completed using primarily single crochet stitches. That’s why I’m here today to get you started on learning to crochet! Let’s dive right in, shall we? You’ll first need to […]

Chain Stitch Crochet Photo & Video Tutorial

Chain Stitch Crochet Photo & Video Tutorial

Chain stitch is a crochet basic that is the foundation to most written patterns. It’s the first step in creating many crochet projects and an essential to learn. If you’re new to crochet then you’ve come to the right place. In this post I’ll show […]

Slip Knot How to Photo & Video Tutorial

Slip Knot How to Photo & Video Tutorial

Making a slip knot is likely the first step in most crochet patterns you come across. I’ve found when learning a new craft pictures are so helpful. Sometimes learning something new and new terminology on top of it feels too overwhelming. When I was first […]