Last week I promised a follow-up post to my Beginner’s Guide to Tapestry Crochet. Well, here it is! In this post I want to share with you some tapestry crochet “secrets” that you will definitely want to know!
Have you ever seen beautiful crochet colorwork…and just wished? If you’re like me, you probably saw it and desperately wanted to try, but it just seemed so intimidating.
I’m so excited to share with you guys a tutorial for a beautiful lace stitch pattern, called the Shell Trellis!
Have you ever wanted to crochet a stitch that looks like knitting? I know I have. There’s just something about the way simple stockinette-stitch knitting looks. And our single-crochet stitch…well, the aesthetic just doesn’t quite compare.
Weaving in ends…every crocheter’s nemesis. I have only talked to one person in my whole life who actually enjoyed weaving in ends. (I thought she was crazy!) Not many people enjoy the finishing aspects of crocheting. I don’t always love them either. But did you know that there is a pretty[Read more]
I don’t know about you, but I used to be scared of crochet charts. I’m not kidding. I stuck to my written pattern and avoided those weird looking symbols at all costs. If that’s you today, don’t worry. So many crocheters avoid charts. In reality, though, if you take only[Read more]
Have you ever looked at a beautiful crochet lace project and felt intimidated? Have you ever felt like you would never be able to get good enough to make lace? If that’s you, I am here to tell you that you CAN make lace. Trust me. If you can do basic stitches—chains[Read more]
If you’ve been around other crocheters or knitters for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard of blocking. And if you’ve heard about blocking, you’ve probably heard some rumors that may or may not be completely true. Have you heard this one? “Don’t ever try blocking your projects made out[Read more]
Ever read the phrase, “Block to finished measurements” and shuddered? Maybe even scoffed? If that’s you, worry no more. Trust me–I was exactly like you. I read that blocking phrase and shuddered. I even scoffed, thinking there was absolutely no reason to block. On the one hand, I didn’t have[Read more]
Ever wondered what a foundation single crochet is? Maybe you’ve seen the term in advanced patterns from top designers, and perhaps gotten a little nervous. Trust me, I get you. I first tried to learn to do foundation single crochet (fsc) when I was about thirteen years old. I failed—miserably.[Read more]