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How I make my own buttons!

How I make my own buttons!

Last month I shared a free crochet pattern featuring one of my handmade buttons. I have had quite a few requests asking me how I made them – so here is your quick and easy button making tutorial 🙂 As…

How To Join with a Single Crochet Stitch

How To Join with a Single Crochet Stitch

I like to use this technique to join new yarn for amigurumi and any other project I am working in single crochet. Watch the video tutorial here, or scroll down for the photo tutorial! How To Join New Yarn with…

How To Join New Yarn with a Slip Stitch

How To Join New Yarn with a Slip Stitch

There are a few different techniques available to join new yarn to your work – one way is with a slip stitch. It is a very easy way to attach your yarn. How To Join New Yarn with a Slip…

3 Ways to Work into the Starting Chain

3 Ways to Work into the Starting Chain

Our Crochet Tip of the Week is 3 Ways to Work into the Starting Chain. When I was learning to crochet I thought you had to work into both the back bump and the back loop together. I didn’t realize…

Crochet Whip Stitch Seam Join + Video

Crochet Whip Stitch Seam Join + Video

This is a very basic tutorial to explain how to use a whip stitch seam to join crocheted fabrics together. The whip stitch seam is an extremely easy seam to create and it can be worked in various ways. This…

How to Add Your Project to Ravelry

How to Add Your Project to Ravelry

So you have finished your fabulous crochet project and you want to share it with the crochet world … here is how you can add it to Ravelry – How to Add Your Project To Ravelry When you click on…

How to Link up at a Link Party

How to Link up at a Link Party

Now that I have started hosting weekly link parties – I think it is time that I share the ‘how to’ link up information on the blog – remember if you ever have questions and need help I am always…

Try Tunisian Crochet – CHECK!

Try Tunisian Crochet – CHECK!

Do you want to try Tunisian Crochet? I did 🙂 and when Kara posted her Tunisian Crochet tutorials last week – I grabbed my hooks (which I purchased last spring at the creativ festival) and a ball of worsted weight…