Category «Tips and Tools»

Back to Basics | Crochet Quick Tips to Avoid Beginner Frustration!

Want to avoid some of the common crochet beginner mistakes and frustrations? Check out these quick tips as we wrap our Back to Basics series! Crochet Stitch doesn’t look, right? A good friend and co-worker graciously helped me learn the crochet basics. After a quick lesson on single crochet,  I got to work on my …

Back to Basics | Controlling Crochet Hold, Tension and Gauge.

Crochet hold for hook, yarn, tension and gauge are common challenges to new crocheters. Check out my tips to help you power through these beginner pitfalls! Hook Hold: There is no right or wrong way to hold a crochet hook.  I’ve known many crocheters, and have seen many different ways of holding a hook. It can …