What Is Crocheting?

How start to Crochet?

Crochet is simply a way of designing fabric from a crochet or yarn thread making use of a crochet hook. The work crochet means “Hook”. When trying to start off a crochet idea, you first make a knot known as a slip knot, then put in the crochet hook through the loop, wrap the thread around the hook and firmly pull through the first loop.

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Recycling Yarn from Old Knits for Crocheting

Recycling old yarn consist of rewind any old yarn back into a hank. To recoil the yarn, you need a swift-click reel, skein winder, or any tool that allows you to wind the yarn easily into one large loop. A friend’s willing hands will be of great help to get a consistent circumference, especially for […]

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How to Know the Amount of Yarn You Need

Those new to crocheting are always overwhelmed with the amount of yarn and types that are available at the store. To add to the excitement, there is the amount of yarn you need for your project to worry about. Being able to make the right judgment call when picking out the amount of yarn you […]

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Cover-up Crochet Mistakes – Part 2

Solving crochet mistakes in creative ways can motivate the crocheter to continue their art without the worry of underachieving. There are several useful items that you can create using the surplus knits. Not every mistake that you make in crochet is your mistake. Many of the errors that require correction is a by-product of yarn […]

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Cover-up Crochet Mistakes – Part 1

Crochet mistakes are almost inevitable when you are a beginner. This article will feature how you can rectify these crochet mistakes in new designs. If you are in a situation with too many afghan squares; it means that you either did not complete the crochet process correctly or you made too much of them. The […]

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Big Hit Crochet Rugs for Kids

When looking for simple decor for a child’s room, parents are always steered toward something to protect while adorning the floors. A home with kids always needs something to cover up and mask the mess on the ground. The moment you find the floors lacking any luster, adding a rug to add some color can […]

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Top Materials You Can Use to Crochet Other Than Yarn

When it comes to crocheting, the best and most popular material would be yarn. Many cannot deny the beautiful and high-quality projects and crocheting products that you could produce with yarn as the primary material. However, if you are more experimental or if you just want to be more adventurous as a crocheter, there are […]

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Selling Your Crochet Creations

If you have been a crocheter for a very long time, you might find your place overrun with many finished projects. Maybe at first, you can find a place for them in your home that needs your tea cozies and placemats. However, what can you do with the other excess crochet projects that you have […]

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Prayer Shawls Are Best Crocheted With Love

When it comes to crochet, a lot of people think about the beautiful products that come out of the artful knitting experience. Comfortable and beautiful sweaters, blankets, bonnets, scarves, and mittens can be produced out of crochet. However, crocheted products could become even more special and filled with love when they are made with the […]

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Crochet Giving Circle Hosting Ideas

It is one thing to attend a meeting for a crochet group as a member and another to actually be the one hosting the meeting. There will be a lot of things to prepare such as the invites, the guest list, and maybe the refreshments for the members who will attend. To make a meeting […]

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Choosing The Right Therapeutic Colours When Crocheting

If you are a fan of television shows concerning fashion or home makeovers, then you might be pretty familiar with the importance of color themes. The color of an object, a wall, a cabinet, a blouse, or a dress can have a significant effect on the wearer or the viewer. Therefore, the importance of choosing […]

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Benefits of Being A Part of Crochet Groups

Even if you are starting out as a crocheter or you are already experienced in the art of knitting, you can have more fun doing your crochet projects as part of crochet groups. Being a part of a crochet group can be very beneficial in finding new friends with similar interests, getting advice on how […]

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Yarn Tension and Mastering it – How Tight to Crochet

If you are new to crocheting, you will notice that some stitches tend to appear big, while some others appear small. This may be because you might have crocheted on the same stitch with the same crochet hook which in turn results in uneven yarn tension and has nothing to do with the actual stitches. […]

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Tapestry Crocheting – The Know How

Tapestry crocheting is a crochet niche that people find very intimidating as it involves different yarn colors indicating it has many ends to weave in. Getting the hang of varying color changes is not tricky in crochet as it is based on a basic single crochet stitch that is very simple. You may work using […]

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Crochet World Records

There are a lot of records in the world achieved by athletes and fascinating people, yet people who take on crocheting are not an exception. It might sound weird or you might ask why there are such records even to be broken, but those people are as talented, diligent and crafty as you may not […]

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Softening Acrylic Yarn That is Rough

Yarn is always considered to be soft and plush because it is used to create crocheting and knitting artworks. However, this is a misconception. Many types of yarn are available in the world of textiles. Some are rough like leather, some are soft and allow for more comfort and luxury, while others are made from […]

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Reading Crochet Diagrams – The Basics

If you are looking at a crochet diagram for the first time, you may not understand anything. There is a need to know a few things before you begin working on the design. Understanding how you read a crochet design is by far the most critical step in continuing your passion for the art. What […]

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Minimizing Side Effects from Crocheting for Too Long

Crocheting is beloved by many. It is known to be a fairly popular activity among those who wish to create something on their own. For example, sweaters, socks, and beanies are some of the most designed products that can be made using crocheting techniques. Knitting and crocheting are known to be similar techniques in which […]

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Mastering Patience and Consistency When Crocheting

If you have felt the desire to learn crocheting, it is never too late; you can start at any time. Even if you have never held a hook in your life or do not know about a slip knot, it can be learned. Learning crochet is possible only when you have tons of patience. It […]

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Looking After Crocheted Knits

Caring for crocheted and hand knitted items is as crucial as making them. These items are treasured heirlooms, and with proper care, last for many years. It is good to follow the care instructions that are printed on the yarn labels, or you may note them down for later use.  In fact, improper laundering and […]

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Irish Crochet History – From The Bowels of Disaster

Ireland, in the early to mid-1800s faced extreme poverty; this was the time lace craft was born. During those tough times, Irish lace became the source of income for poor, young Irishwomen. This was the period between 1845 and 1851 after the potato famine swept Ireland. Lace Making History The introduction of lace making in […]

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