How to Tunisian Purl Stitch for Beginners: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

The Tunisian Purl stitch is a versatile, beginner’s stitch for those learning to do Tunisian Crochet. The Tunisian Purl stitch (abbreviated as TPS) is used in a wide variety of projects to add texture to your fabric and when used on its own, closely mimics the look of the knitted purl stitch or garter stitch … Read more

Standing Double Crochet Tutorial: No More SL ST and Chain!

Today I’m going to teach you a new technique that will eliminate the gap created by chain 3 turning chains and help you ditch the slip stitch joining method.  Crochet standing stitches give you a quicker, cleaner yarn join that looks just like a normal double crochet.  I’ll walk you through step by step how … Read more

Standing Half Double Crochet Stitch Tutorial (aka HDC Join)

Sick of having a gap in the edge of your crochet piece when you use a turning chain? Or wish there was a way to join your yarn that was less bulky than the standard slip stitch join? Today I’m going to teach you how to do the standing half double crochet stitch (also called … Read more

How to do the Single Crochet Join (Aka Standing SC) for Cleaner Yarn Joins

Did you know there is a way to join a new yarn to your project without using a chain? The single crochet join (aka the standing single crochet) is a fabulous and easy way to join a new yarn to your project that gives a smoother, cleaner finish. In today’s blog post I’m going to … Read more

How to Crochet a Cone Tutorial and Free Crochet Pattern

Learn how to crochet a cone with this easy tutorial. In this blog post, you’ll learn how to crochet a cone and the tools you need to learn what kind of cone to pick for your next project. In this cone free pattern, I’m going to show you multiple ways to crochet a cone shape … Read more

How to Crochet A Flat Circle – Free Crochet Pattern & Video Tutorial

Many crochet projects start off by crocheting a flat circle: hats, circular blankets, baskets and amigurumi toys to name a few. Today I’m going to teach you how to crochet a flat circle by sharing a free pattern for a basic flat circle in different stitches. as well as some troubleshooting tips for fixing a … Read more

How to Soften Acrylic Yarn – The Ultimate Guide

One of the most frequent questions that I’ve gotten in the past few weeks from folks is “how do you soften acrylic yarn?”. There are a few different ways that I’ve seen it done so I decided to try all of the ways I’ve heard about softening acrylic yarn – both before and after crocheting … Read more

How to: Crochet Puff Stitch Tutorial

This post may contain affiliate links. All opinions are my own. The crochet Puff Stitch is a great stitch for adding texture to your crochet projects. The Puff Stitch forms fluffy, raised bump in your fabric that is double-sided so it looks great on both sides of your project. Today I’ll show you how to … Read more

How to do Tunisian Knit Stitch Crochet Tutorial

This post may contain affiliate links. All opinions are my own. The Tunisian Knit stitch is a versatile stitch to learn for those wanting to learn how to do Tunisian Crochet. The Tunisian Knit Stitch is used in a wide variety of projects, creates a plush, dense fabric that is just lovely and have a … Read more