Crochet Chain Stitch, basic stitch step 3 left-handed

Chain Stitch – A Basic Stitch

The first of all stitches that you will learn in crochet is a chain stitch.  All crocheting projects use this stitch. There is also a video visual instruction, if you’d like. Learn how to make a chain succession and make a … read more

Crochet Slip Knot, basic stitch step 6

02 Slip Knot

For the beginning of any type of crochet project, you will start with a slip knot. This crochet basic knot is a simple starting knot for the beginning of any crochet job. Wrap the tail end your yarn around two fingers … read more

Left-Handed Hand Hook Position

01 Hand Hook Position

It is important to hold the crochet hook comfortably in your hand. Left-Handed Hand Hook Position Either hold the crochet hook like a pencil in your hand, or in the palm of your hand like a knife. Get used to … read more

Crochet Yarn

Yarns and Threads

Choosing the right type of yarn is essential for the look, feel, and usage of your project. Protein Fibers, such as angora, cashmere, mohair, silk, wool are from animal hair, or insect cocoons, and absorb humidity. Natural Cellulose Fibers are … read more

Crochet Hook Terminology

Crochet Hook Sizes

Now-a-days crochet hooks are made of steel, aluminum, wood, and plastic. The size of a crochet hook is determined by it’s diameter of the shaft. There is no international standardizes size set yet. The metric sizing is mostly used mostly in Europe … read more

Braided Crochet Lei

Braided Crochet Lei with Red Fuzzy Yarn

Follow the instructions on how to make this great 3 strands braided crochet lei. A simple, quick, and easy crocheting pattern to show appreciation for graduation, weddings, or other events in Hawaiian style. read more

Round Crochet Pot Holder

Round Crochet Pot Holder

Always practical in any kitchen a pot-holder is always a great gift-idea. Made in a circular motion, the single crochet stitches are worked in the same direction to keep a clean and lean look. The dimensions are ca. ∅ 7 … read more

Crochet Red and White Hat Key Chain Charm

Red and White Crochet Key Chain Charm

Follow the crocheting instructions to crochet a red and white key chain charm. Great for fundraisers or craft fairs, this key-chain was inspired by Dr Seuss stories like Cat in the Hat. read more

Crochet Bowl

Rustic Crochet Bowl

A lovely addition to your home interior, this little bowl keeps you organized. Ideal to keep your key-set, phone, coins handy, or to keep craft items, pens, pencils, etc. organized. This container’s dimensions are ca. ∅ 3 in. x h … read more

Crocheting a Square Pot-Holder

Trendy Square Crochet Pot Holder

Always practical in any kitchen a pot holder is always a great gift-idea. Made in a circular motion, the single crochet stitches are worked in the same direction to keep a clean and lean look. The dimensions are ca. 6 … read more