How to Seamlessly Change Yarn Colors in Crochet Tutorial

Learning how to change colors in crochet is a great way to add detail and excitement to a crochet project.  In today’s quick tutorial, I’m breaking down the basic technique for how to change yarn colors in crochet projects for complete beginners.   If you’re a visual learner, I’ve included a photo tutorial as well … Read more

How to Hold Yarn Double Using Two Strands from One Skein

Ever wondered if you could crochet or knit with two strands of yarn from just one skein? Well, guess what? You totally can! Knowing how to hold yarn double from one skein is an awesome trick that’s a total game-changer both both knitters and crocheters! No need to fuss with multiple skeins of yarn —just … Read more

How to Crochet on Both Sides of a Foundation Chain Tutorial

Knowing how to crochet on both sides of a foundation chain is a critical skill for crocheters to know. You’ll need to know this skill to make an oval shape, commonly used in amigurumi projects, as slipper and baby shoe soles, bag bottoms and more.   In this tutorial I’ll show you how to crochet … 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 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

Invisible Finish Crochet Tutorial

This post may contain affiliate links. All opinions are my own. Today I am going to share with you my invisible finish crochet tutorial. This technique can be a game changer for amigurumi and projects made in the round. I personally love using this technique for colour changes and finishing off open edges in amigurumi … Read more