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Row 1 chain 4 Join with a slip stitch Row 2 chain 3 ( this counts as the first double crochet) , 2 double crochet* 3 double crochet into the ring chain
You can use any size of hook desired. The larger the hook the larger the butterfly will be. Any kind of yarn can be used for this project. Row 1 With
With 3.5 mm circular knitting needles cast on 80 stitches. Work in a knit 1 purl 1 stitch until back at the beginning of the row and join together on
This Granny square headband is super easy and perfect for beginners. It works up fast so if you need a quick, last minute gift for someone, this would be ideal.
Learn how to make basic crochet stitches and those just slightly more advanced with straightforward instructions, photographs and video tutorials.
Learn how to knit even stitches by getting the tension right. Whether you knit loose or tight, there are ways to make each stitch look great.
How to crochet takes you one step at a time, introducing all basic skills one must learn as a crochet beginner, from making a slip knot to blocking a project.
Crochet motifs joined to each other still don't look the way you like? This problem can be solved. Find out how.
Lace Crochet Doilies are beautiful and can be used and displayed in many ways. To make them, you will need to learn at least one if not three methods.
Crab stitch is just a single crochet stitch, but instead of right to left it should be worked from left to right. How to make this decorative edging.
Here's our free waffle stitch dishcloth pattern for beginners, it makes a great gift or keep it to shine your dishes or choose a soft cotton and make a facecloth
Knit the andalusian stitch, a very easy, beginner-friendly stitch that is great for a wide variety of projects, scarves, hats, mittens and household accessories
To learn how to knit a scarf is easy. It is one of the simplest projects. But even simple technique can bring glamorous results.
How long does it take to knit a scarf is a comprehensive analysis of all factors to consider before launching a beginner-friendly knitting project.
How to knit basic knitting stitches? The best way to learn to knit them is the set of comprehensive videos.
Crochet accessories don't stop with yarn and a hook. There is a wide variety of supplies and tools that will make your crochet projects so much easier
The best ergonomic crochet hooks for arthritis have certain features in common. Learn all about them and read our recommendations for the best.
For Beginner Knitters, here are 6 Knit Dog Sweater Patterns with instructions on how to measure and begin your project for that perfect fit.
This free toy crochet patterns page is a comprehensive index of all the free patterns Smart Knit Crocheting has to offer. Ever expanding
A crochet doll clothes is a big fun to make. Crochet doll will always bring warm and kind atmosphere to your house.
This tutorial walks you through making crochet post stitches, both the front post and the back post stitches in double and treble crochet
A Twisted Stitch does a good job when you know how to use it properly but can also be a mistake. Learn how to identify, fix and avoid twisted stitches.
Crochet in the round for crochet beginners- Learn how to crochet the rounds so you can create beautiful coasters, trivets, hats, even complex wearables
When a crochet in rounds pattern is pretty intricate, it is not easy to describe it in words. Crochet charts help you to visualize pattern. How to read charts?
Increasing stitches in crochet is not difficult but it is an important skill for all beginning crochet enthusiasts to learn and add to their tool box.
Knitting and crochet for beginners is easy and fun. Get started with one of our free patterns and how to instructions. Soon you'll be creating our own designs
There's so many granny square project ideas that it might be hard to fit them all on one page, but I'm going to try. Blankets, scarves, sweaters, slippers etc.
Here's a step by step granny squares tutorial to get you started making all kinds of project from this old but crochet favorite pattern
How to Make a Crochet Slipper Pattern. This Granny Square Project is easy to crochet and makes an excellent gift for a friend or yourself.
Knit and Crocheted Bags and Purses- Test out your skills or learn a new stitch with this extensive library of free bags and purses.
Knitting edge stitches that look lovely is often a challenge for some knitters Here are some methods that will improve your tension.
These easy beginner crochet patterns are for anyone who is new to crocheting but are so fast and easy that those advanced crocheters will love them too.
These easy knitting stitches for beginners include all the basic stitch patterns with links to detailed tutorials, pictures and instructions.
How to knit a cable includes a brief history of cable knitting, what it is and where cables are used, abbreviations, examples of cable patterns with directions
Free filet crochet patterns with puff stitch. How to change traditional filet crochet mesh and design your own 3-D filet crochet pattern using the Puff Stitch
Filet crocheting for garment designs. How to decrease meshes without making steps at the edge.
Using Irish motifs is traditional technique for home decorating. Besides that, this is a way to crochet one of a kind garment no one else has
These free crochet patterns includes projects for more intermediate and advanced crocheters and those that prefer to use charts rather than written directions
Here's the Knit Wits August 2022 edition of the Smart Knit Crocheting Newsletter including new stitch tutorials, free patterns, and knitting on a plane
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Crochet hooks come in so many different sizes shapes and materials. How is the beginning crochet enthusiasts supposed to chose the right hook?
Mosaic knitting is one of a few knitting techniques which gives so many variations of patterns to choose from. Design colorful knitwear in easiest way.
Crochet Terms and Abbreviations is an extensive list of all that crochet vocabulary that experienced crocheters know but beginners struggle with. Free Download
Changing colors in crochet is a relatively easy task. Here are six different methods that are all slightly different but work fine. Choose your favorite.