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...

Curly cue

Also known as spiral or corkscrew stitch. This is often used as a decorative stitch – as an icicle for hanging on a Christmas tree, as a finishing element...

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:...

Stiffening

Stiffening Stiffening crochet pieces is aimed at giving them proper shape and rigidity so as not to collapse. This method is applied to the making of crochet Christmas tree...

C2C (Corner-to-corner)

C2C (Corner-to-corner) The corner-to-corner technique is based on double crochet stitches and chain stitches. Working diagonally (starting from the lower left corner and finishing at the top right corner...

Freeform crochet

Freeform crochet is a creative approach to crochet which allows one to create extraordinary three-dimensional shapes and works of art. Those experienced at crochet do not have to...

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...

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...

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...

Crocheting in the round

There are many ways to create a circular shape in crochet and this one of the basic crocheting skills, one which is useful in many situations. Many projects...

Surface crochet

Surface crochet Surface crochet is a technique of decorating ready-made knitwear products in which one can create designs of a different color on the working surface using its structure...

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...

Widening (adding stitches)

Widening (adding stitches) The term ‘widening’ may refer to two kinds of activities while crocheting, namely: Shaping a crochet piece by increases and decreases in rows Adding stitches while...

Foundation chain

Foundation chain, also known as base chain or starting chain, is a base for almost all crochet projects, especially those worked in rows. To put it simply, it's...

Types of crochet techniques

Basic stitches Crocheting in the round Multicolored stitches C2C Tunisian crochet Intarsia Jacquard stitch Amigurumi Filet crochet Bead crochet Wire crochet Fabric crochet Surface crochet Freeform crochet ...

Amigurumi

Amigurumi Amigurumi is a Japanese technique for making crocheted stuffed toys. The name comes from Japanese: ami meaning crocheting or knitting; and nuigurumi, a stuffed doll. Therefore, the term...

Crochet Blocking

Blocking is a technique of stabilizing pieces of crochet, applied with the aim of granting them a desired shape. This is crucial in the case of openwork, very...

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...

Tapestry Crochet

Tapestry crochet is also known as carpet crochet, mochila crochet, or wayuu crochet. Intarsia and jacquard are very similar techniques, too, so you can find lots of sources...

Fabric crochet

Fabric crochet Related with rag rug crochet. Fabric crochet is a technique using long strips of fabric instead of yarn or thread. Various accessories are made in this way, such...

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