I get asked this several times a week.My response?Crochet and knitting are peers, not denigrating mortal enemies.One is not better than the other any more than water color paintings are better than oil paintings.What do I mean by that? Here's a quick synopsis.Crochet and knitting do different … [Read more...] about What is better, Crochet or Knitting?
My Ashley Afghan uses a crochet stitch referred to as moss stitch, or linen stitch. Using multiple colors of yarn can really show off the way the rows interlock into the rows below, hence my calling it interlocking rows. I have used this technique for almost every sort of project. It has a little … [Read more...] about Crochet my Ashley Afghan using this linen or moss stitch like technique
Learn how to crochet these triangle shawls that stitch up quickly and make wonderful and thoughtful gifts! Let this shawl be your color canvas! Bright stripes, or elegant neutrals and everything in between. Add beads for some bling! And fringe if you want! It's your project! Visit the Ravelry … [Read more...] about Oh! So Simple Crochet Triangle Shawl
We have been learning a lot of powerful advanced crochet stitches, and this one is by far the most powerful. Combining what you learned in Foundation Double Crochet with what you learned in Connected Double Crochet, the Connected Foundation Double Crochet closes ALL of the gaps! Literally in your … [Read more...] about Connected Foundation Double Crochet – Learn How
We love the row height we get when we use a double crochet, but many times we do NOT love the open gaps between the stitches! Connected Double Crochet is a perfect solution! Join each double crochet to the one prior to it! Did you even know you could do that!? Well, get your practice … [Read more...] about Connected Double Crochet – Learn How
Foundation Double Crochet is another one of the KEY Game-Changer stitches that I would encourage you to master. This stitch makes for a beautiful stretchy edge that is perfect for garments and allows for easily building rows on either side of the stitch. FDC is actually worked in a sort of verticle … [Read more...] about Foundation Double Crochet – Learn How