How to do Filet Crochet

how to do filet crochet

The Easiest of the Crochet Laces! I grew up seeing Filet Lace Crochet around my grandmothers and great grandmothers homes. Most often as decorative curtains or table runners. It always looked so interesting because there was always a picture in the design! When I started crocheting several years ago it was one of the first … Read moreHow to do Filet Crochet

Broomstick Lace {Beginners Guide}

Broomstick lace crochet

Broomstick lace is a historic crochet technique from the 1800s. Traditionally a crochet hook and broomstick was used. It is also known as jiffy lace and peacock eye crochet. In Sweden, it is called “Lattice Loop.” Americans claim broomstick crochet as their own because there is evidence that the early settlers used it as a quick … Read moreBroomstick Lace {Beginners Guide}

Hairpin Lace [Step By Step Guide]

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No one knows for sure when the hairpin lace crochet technique was developed or who was the first to discover it. Though Katherine of Aragon is sometimes given credit for it. Publications from the late 1800s have referred to it as ‘Old Fashioned Hairpin Lace’. Therefore, even then, it was thought to have been around … Read moreHairpin Lace [Step By Step Guide]

Tunisian Crochet [Beginners Guide]

Learn Tunisian Crochet

Let me start by saying there’s no proof of a connection between Tunisian crochet and the country of Tunisia. According to some, Tunisian crochet could derive from a technique which uses two long needles with a hooked point, apparently well known in Africa and Central Asia, named hooked knitting. It’s possible that to simplify the work, … Read moreTunisian Crochet [Beginners Guide]

Crochet Christmas Gifts [FREE Organizers!]

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I still get excited after all these years about making crochet Christmas Gifts! There have been many years I’ve made every gift I’ve given for Christmas! It required some prep work but it was well worth it. I saved a ton of money and I felt really good about what I was giving. Many people … Read moreCrochet Christmas Gifts [FREE Organizers!]

{12} Crochet Scarf Patterns For Beginners

crochet scarves for beginners

The scarf is an excellent place to start after you’ve learned the basics and have the hang of the hook. So I’ve searched the net to put together the easiest crochet scarf patterns for beginners that I could find. Crocheting the same stitches multiple times can help you develop muscle memory quickly in your hands … Read more{12} Crochet Scarf Patterns For Beginners

Crochet Glove Patterns {10 Free Patterns}

Crochet Glove Patterns

There are many kinds of crochet glove patterns! Fingerless gloves, mittens, crochet gloves with a flap and crochet gloves with fingers! I’m going to be concentrating on the Easy Crochet glove pattern for beginners today! I’ve lined up some of the easiest crochet patterns I could find as well as some videos on youtube for … Read moreCrochet Glove Patterns {10 Free Patterns}

Why Block Your Crochet

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Blocking is an important step toward making your crocheted pieces look more professional. It’s a way of finishing your projects using water and sometimes heat. Proper blocking of a crocheted garment or accessory can make you project look and/or fit better! Blocking can help restore symmetrical balance to a misshapen project too. Blocking sets your … Read moreWhy Block Your Crochet