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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Essential Items to Start Knitting

If you are just starting out learning how to knit, then make life a little easier for yourself and pick items that are relatively easy but are really useful. Think about socks, hats and purses, not bedspreads or jumpers. This sort of knitting only requires the bare necessities such as needles and yarn. Don’t go […]

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The Health Benefits of Crocheting

Most pastimes bring some benefits to the lives of the people that follow them. It does not have to be running a marathon that is good for your health. Arts and crafts are good for stimulating the mind which is just as important as exercising the body. The therapeutic benefits of crochet and activities such […]

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Crochet Bedspreads

Everybody remembers crochet bedspreads, even as kids you probably remember at your grandma’s house the beds covered in elaborate bedspreads that she had painstakingly made herself. It is all part of your family history and growing up that leaves permanent fond memories to look back upon. Handmade bedspreads are not as popular today as they […]

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Crochet for Beginners

Many people get into crochet later in life as a leisure pursuit that is relatively easy to take up. One of the big advantages of crochet as a pastime is that it is not expensive to start, and the equipment you need is all pretty basic. But if you don’t know a single crochet from […]

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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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Tips on how to wash crocheted items

People who crochet things like scarves, hats, sweaters, blankets or any kind of warm cosy items, put their time and talent to work. It does not matter if it is just a small crocheted item, it is still held as a home-made treasure. If you get it as a gift or you made it by […]

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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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