Hey everyone! In today’s Crochet 101 lesson, I’m going to teach you how to whip stitch. This is a great way to sew your crochet pieces together while having your work still look neat. With this lesson, I have step-by-step instructions on how to whip stitch your work together. For this lesson, you will need worsted weight yarn in the same color as your project (I’m using Red Heart Super Saver), scissors, and a tapestry needle. Gather up your supplies and let’s begin!
Today marks the 1 year anniversary of my blog! Can you believe it? Where has the time gone? Today I’m going to take a little break from crocheting to tell everyone “Thank you!” When I started Amanda Crochets a year ago, [Read more…]
Hey everyone! Today I’m sharing with you my corner-to-corner dishcloth pattern as part of my Crochet 101 series. This free pattern will help you learn how to make the corner-to-corner stitch while also completing a fun textured project. I hope you enjoy this free crochet dishcloth pattern.
Hey everyone! Today’s yarn review is going to be Big Twist Baby. This is a Joann Fabrics exclusive yarn. The Big Twist line is available in 10 different varieties including Big Twist Value, Big Twist Chunky, and Big Twist Sincerely. Big Twist Baby is, of course, their baby line.
Hey everyone! In today’s Crochet 101 lesson, I’m going to teach you how to corner-to-corner. This technique has gotten quite popular over the last couple of years. Instead of working your rows back and forth, this method has you working on a diagonal. You might see a lot of people making corner-to-corner graphs using this method, like I did with my Bunny Graphgan. This technique might seem difficult at first, but it’s a lot of fun once you get the hang out it. With this lesson, I have step-by-step instructions on how to corner-to-corner. Gather up your supplies and let’s begin!
Hey everyone! Today I’m going to talk about starting your own website. It’s been almost a year since I’ve had my website, and I couldn’t be happier! This website has allowed me to share my crochet experiences and tutorials with others as well as connect with other crochet enthusiasts. I don’t know too many people in my area that crochet, so it’s great to connect with others who share the same passion as me. My fiancé Tony helped encourage me to get started, and the rest, as they say, is history!
Hey everyone! Today I’ll be sharing with you my granny square blanket pattern as part of my Crochet 101 series. This crochet pattern will help you learn how to make a granny square while also completing an easy project. This blanket pattern can be modified in any color combination you want and any size you want. For this pattern, I’ll be using Deborah Norville Every Day Yarn. Follow along with my step-by-step instructions and soon you will have your very own granny square blanket!