Posts tagged: "crochet tutorials"

  1. Crossover crafter (or curious crafter?) Learn crochet with this quick tutorial

    Posted by on September 14, 2018

    Are you a crossover crafter? Many of us at Martingale do more than just quilt! Crochet is one of those crafts that calls out to us—it’s easy to learn, you don’t need much in the way of supplies, and you can take your work with you anywhere. Never crocheted before, but always wanted to give […]

  2. How to crochet a flower: free pattern!

    Posted by on April 24, 2015

    Spring is finally here and blossoms are bursting out all over. To celebrate the arrival of the new season, create some cheerful flowers of your own with a crochet hook and a small amount of yarn. Easy crochet flowers are fast, fun, and a great way to use up leftover yarn. Learn how to crochet […]

  3. FREE knit + crochet tutorials (+ anniversary SALE)

    Posted by on March 13, 2015

    Have you been following our third-anniversary celebration this week? We’re wrapping up the festivities today with our top knit and top crochet posts of the past year, plus a roundup of FREE knitting and crochet tutorials. Woohoo! But the fun doesn’t stop there—yesterday we shared some staggering stats: 798 posts, 1.4 million (yes, MILLION) page […]

  4. Holiday how-to: granny squares

    Posted by on November 7, 2014

    It’s called the granny square—but it’s definitely not old hat! Granny squares are making a comeback, and we’ve got the how-to for you. Follow this tutorial on how to crochet a granny square, and then put the holiday crochet patterns below on your gifts-to-make list. How to make a granny square From All about Crochet […]

  5. How to join yarn in crochet: No knots needed!

    Posted by on August 22, 2014

    Even if you haven’t graduated to multiple colors in crochet patterns, inevitably you’ll run out of yarn and need to know how to introduce a new skein. The mistake most beginners make is to simply tie a knot and keep stitching. The trouble with that approach is that the knots can show or come untied. […]

  6. Tutorials week, day 5: 24 knit + crochet tutes

    Posted by on June 20, 2014

    We’re finishing our tutorial roundup week today with a BIG knit and crochet post! Whether you’re a beginner looking for a few basic tips or a seasoned pro who wants to try something new, Stitch This! is a great resource for instruction, inspiration, and ideas. We’ve pulled together 24 of our top knit and crochet […]

  7. Learn how to crochet right now!

    Posted by on November 22, 2013

    So you’ve been eyeing an adorable amigurumi pattern. But you’ve never tried to crochet, and the sight of a hook makes you a teensy bit nervous. Not to worry—we’re here to take the anxiety out of learning how to crochet. After all, we love to hook and think everyone should try it! If not for […]

  8. Essential crochet techniques for your arsenal

    Posted by on May 24, 2013

    Whether you’re a seasoned crocheter or a newbie to the art, you know that the key to perfectly crafted projects is mastering essential crochet techniques—from the basics like making simple stitches and determining gauge, to doing increases, decreases, and joining crochet seams. Nancie Wiseman, one of our most prolific and best-selling crochet authors, knows this, […]

  9. How to crochet for beginners

    Posted by on March 29, 2013

    Clockwise from top left: From Crocheted Softies by Stacey Trock; from Amigurumi Toy Box by Ana Paula Rimoli; from Amigurumi on the Go by Ana Paula Rimoli; from Crochet a Zoo by Megan Kreiner (April 2013) As a knitter, I sure have been curious about this sister fiber craft called crochet. I especially love the animal […]

  10. A very Tunisian crochet giveaway (+ sneak peek)

    Posted by on February 22, 2013

    We love Tunisian crochet. And we’ve heard that you, Stitch This! readers, do too. Even if you haven’t cast on yet, we know that there’s a good chance you want to. It’s no secret that Tunisian crochet is the hot new commodity, and we like to think our very own Tunisian expert, Sheryl Thies, played […]