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My Favorite Crochet Designers

Below is a list of my favorite crochet designers. I have made items from all of these designers and absolutely love all of them.   1. Repeat Crafter Me http://www.repeatcrafterme.com 2. Ahookamigurumi http://www.ahookamigurumi.com 3. Heidi Bears http://www.heidibearscreative.blogspot.com 4.One Dog Woof  http://www.1dogwoof.com 5. Tillie Tulip http://www.tillietulip.blogspot.com 6. Daisy Cottage Designs http://www.daisycottagedesigns.net 7.The CrochetCrowd http://www.thecrochetcrowd.com 8. Megan Kreiner http://www.mkcrochet.com 9. Lucy Collins http://www.lucyravenscar.blogspot.com… Continue reading My Favorite Crochet Designers

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U.S. & U.K. Crochet Terminology Cheat Sheet

Below is a table of crochet terms in both U.S. terminology & U.K. terminology. The main way to tell if a pattern is an American pattern or not, is if the pattern says single crochet (sc). The British and European systems do not use sc as an abbreviation. U.S. Abbreviation U.K. Abbreviation single crochet (sc)… Continue reading U.S. & U.K. Crochet Terminology Cheat Sheet

Crochet Tutorials

Slip Knot Tutorial For Lefties

This is the first thing any beginner should know, and it is the foundation of every crochet project involving a chain stitch.   Wrap the yarn counterclockwise twice. (Righties wrap the yarn clockwise twice.) Insert your hook under both loops… …and pull tight to create the slip knot. If you have any questions, please leave… Continue reading Slip Knot Tutorial For Lefties

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My Most Popular Patterns Of 2016

My most popular pattern of 2016 was my Leotard For My Crochet Doll  pattern with 179 views in 2016. In 2nd place was my Turtle pattern with 135 views. 3rd place: Jellyfish Pattern with 127 views. 4th place: Rain or Bowler Hat For Babies with 118 views. 5th place: Water-bottle Holder pattern with 87 views. 6th place: Reusable Swiffer Cloth pattern with 80 views.… Continue reading My Most Popular Patterns Of 2016

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U.S. Crochet Terminology Cheat Sheet

Below is a table of crochet terms used by yarn companies and pattern designers. These terms are set by the Craft Yarn Council. U.S. Crochet Terminology Stitch Abbreviation Slip stitch Slip st Single Crochet Sc Single crochet decrease Sc2tog Stitches or Stitch Sts or st Half-double crochet Hdc Half-double crochet decrease Hdc2tog Double crochet Dc… Continue reading U.S. Crochet Terminology Cheat Sheet