What is a Crochet Diagram / Chart?

If you are crocheting for a while now, you must have already seen a chart, or a diagram. Crocheters and knitters use these two names interchangeably, because both...

Crochet Terms and Abbreviations

Today I created for you a list of crochet terms and crochet abbreviations, which will hopefully make your life easier, so be sure to check it out! If...

What is Temperature Blanket? Ideas and Resources

The internet is buzzing with temperature blanket ideas, because it's this time of the year! If you don't know what temperature blanket is, or if you want to...

Ribbing

Ribbing is a very useful technique, especially if we like crocheting sweaters, tops or cardigans. It will come in handy in winter accessories, too! Beanies and socks are...

Standing Stitch

Have you ever heard of standing stitch? It's a great technique for all of you, who like their projects nice and clean.    STANDING STITCH IS AN ALTERNATIVE TO TURNING CHAIN   What is...

Wire Crochet

Wire crochet is a technique usually used for making jewelry, like Bead Crochet. It employs basic crochet techniques, but uses thin, soft metal wire instead of yarn.  featured...

Bead Crochet

Bead crochet allows one to create very original jewelry and is based on crocheting yarn or thread on to which beads have been threaded. There are a lot...

Knooking

Knooking is a technique, similar to Tunisian crochet, which uses special tools. In fact, these techniques are often confused. Knooking is neither crochet nor knitting, but rather something...

Decrease in Crochet

Increase in crochet indicates, that you should join two stitches at the top, so that the overall number of stitches decreases in the next row or round. Related terms:...

Increase in Crochet

Increase in crochet indicates, that you should crochet two stitches in the same stitch. This way they are joined together at the bottom, so the overall number of...

10 Best Crochet Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

Ready to step up your crocheting game? With this collection of clever crochet hacks, you will be unbeatable, because all top crochet designers know little tricks that help...

How to Change Colors in Crochet

Have you ever wondered how to change colors in crochet? Whether you are working in rows, circles or spirally, these simple tricks will come in handy. In this article...

Useful Crochet Accessories – Working on and Finishing off Your Projects

What should every crocheter have in their studio? Of course, you need a crochet hook and some yarn, right? Sure, that’s all you need when you start, but...

Useful Crochet Accessories – Storage and Measuring Tools

What should every crocheter have in their studio? Of course, you need a crochet hook and some yarn, right? Sure, that’s all you need when you start, but...

How to Read Yarn Labels

Yarn labels are full of important informations, so learning how to read them is a crucial lesson. It will make choosing the right materials much easier for you!...

Synthetic and Novelty Yarns

We call this type of yarn synthetic or artificial yarns. Instead of sourcing fibers from living organisms, people learnt how to make them through chemical synthesis. In this...

Plant Fiber-Based Yarns

This article is a part of Yarn 101 series ⟶ Types of Yarn. ◉ To create a plant-based yarn, you need to obtain plant fibers, such as cotton, flax or...

Animal Fiber-Based Yarns

This article is a part of Yarn 101 series ⟶ Types of Yarn. ◉ Source of these fibers are domesticated animals, such as goats, sheep, camelids or rabbits. In this...

Types of Yarn

There are many types of yarn, each of which has different qualities, look, durability and price. Some of them use natural fibers, other are man-made, but there are...

Yarn Weights and Ply

featured photo by Jake | KENYARN / instagram.com (@isthatkenyarn) ◉ Yarn weight categories tell us how thick a yarn is. There are 8 main categories, which contain different types of...

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