Crochet Tips

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Juniper & Oakes – Crochet Designer Showcase

Every month starting April 2024, I will post a new crochet designer showcase here for you all. Wow, there are so many awesome crochet designers out there! We can learn so much from them by trying their patterns and joining their communities. Today we start with Erin Toews from Juniper […]

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US vs UK Crochet Terms

What are US vs UK Crochet Terms? Have you ever gotten excited about a crochet pattern, only to realize it’s written in a different language… of crochet? Without a universal standard, US and UK crochet terms can be confusing. Stitches with the same name can actually be different, leading to […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Crochet Hooks

As a crochet designer and fellow crochet lover, I understand the importance of having the right hook in your hand. Whether you’re a long-time crocheter or just starting your journey in this wonderful craft, navigating the world of crochet hooks can feel overwhelming. So many options, so many numbers and […]

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Your Guide to a Crochet Row Tracker(and a Free Download!)

Hi everyone! Have you ever been happily crocheting along, feeling proud of your progress, when suddenly you realize… you’re not sure which row you’re on anymore? It happens to the best of us! I sure did many times that is why I created a helpful tool that can keep you […]

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How to Stop Crochet from Narrowing

Don’t Panic, Hookers! we are going to learn how to stop crochet from narrowing! You’re happily stitching away, row after row, your afghan growing like a happy sunflower. Then, disaster! Yolook atyour project and realize it’s shrunk like a sweater in the dryer. Don’t cry in your yarn stash just […]

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Let’s Talk Crochet Routine!

Hello, my Crochet friend! We all know how amazing and therapeutic crocheting can be. It’s a creative outlet, a stress reliever, and a way to make awesome things ‘with our hands. But with our busy lives, finding time for our beloved hobby can feel like trying to squeeze a square […]

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Dealing with Knots in Yarn

Hello, my Crochet friend! We’ve all been there: you’re cruising along on your project, feeling the rhythm of your hook, when suddenly – BAM! A knot in your yarn throws a wrench in your creative flow. Don’t panic! Knots are a common (and sometimes frustrating) part of crocheting. But before […]

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Crochet Gauge Explained: What you really need to know

Hello, my Crochet friend! Ever stumbled upon the term “crochet gauge” and wondered what it meant? Crochet Gauge explained is the perfect guide for you! Well, you’re not alone. This mysterious concept can leave any level crocheters scratching their heads. or rolling their eyes The Crochet Gauge explained goes deep […]

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How to Block Crochet Projects (Three methods explained)

Hello, my Crochet friend! Every crocheter knows the satisfaction of watching a project come together, stitch by stitch. But the journey doesn’t end there. There’s one more crucial step that can elevate your creation from a simple craft to a work of art – blocking. So how to block crochet […]

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Understanding Yarn Weights

Hello, my wonderful crafters! Today, we’re exploring the fascinating world of yarn weights. Let me tell you, understanding these yarn-weight superheroes is like having a special power to create amazing crochet projects! It’s like having a secret ingredient that makes our creations extra special. So, let’s grab our yarn and […]