How Do I Keep The Fringe From Unraveling?

How Do I Keep The Fringe From Unraveling?

One of the biggest challenges in making handmade items is how to keep the fringe on your projects from unraveling. After all, fraying yarn at the ends of your handmade items can be really frustrating, especially if you have to re-do certain sections over and over...
Is Crochet Easy to Learn?

Is Crochet Easy to Learn?

If you’re interested in learning how to skillfully turn yarn into fabric, crochet is a handy craft to learn. Apart from being able to create handmade sweaters and scarves, crocheting can also be a very relaxing hobby. The good news is that it’s not all that hard to...
Knitting or Crochet: What is Easier to Learn

Knitting or Crochet: What is Easier to Learn

One of the joys of either crocheting or knitting is the ability to transform different kinds of yarns in all sorts of colors and textures into wearable items in the form of sweaters, scarves and even jewelry. Yet, either knitting or crocheting is not one of those...
Two Excellent Flight-Approved Alternatives for Crochet

Two Excellent Flight-Approved Alternatives for Crochet

While it is highly unlikely that you will be refused entry in airport security just by bringing your crochet hooks and yarn, it can happen in rare occasions when you chance upon very strict staff. Especially if you have a long-haul flight in store and all that yarn in...
How to Crochet a Classic Granny Square


How to Crochet a Classic Granny Square


If you were looking for a beginner-friendly project to work on, learning how to crochet a classic granny square would make for a good starting point. Aside from being one of the most useful skills for you to learn, the granny square can be pieced together to make just...
Understanding Loops in Crochet

Understanding Loops in Crochet

Crochet can be fun and relaxing, but it can also become really overwhelming for any beginner, especially if you do not understand the lingo. As there is plenty of abbreviations and symbols for stitches and directions on crochet patterns, it helps to know how to read...
How to Crochet Stuffed Animals

How to Crochet Stuffed Animals

 Once you get the hang of a few basics, crochet is absolutely fun and easy. The best part is you don’t really need much to get into it. After all, all you really need is a yarn, scissors, and a crochet hook to start crocheting. If you’re looking for an easy project to...
Knitting vs Crochet

Knitting vs Crochet

If you are like most people, you can’t really tell the difference between knitting and crocheting. After all, both crafts make use of carefully-designed patterns and they both involve pulling yarn through loops in order to create scarves, sweaters, socks and more....
What Size Sweater Should I Make?

What Size Sweater Should I Make?

There is no secret formula to proper sizing. That’s because every pattern has a recommended ease and every person’s preference on the fit can be very subjective. Some people may like their sweaters a little bit more loose and relaxed, while others prefer their...

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