6 most popular crochet tutorials of the last year

6 most popular crochet tutorials of the last year

Is there a crochet tip or a project that is new to you among these six most popular tutorials on my YouTube channel? Some of these videos are several years old but viewers continue to come back to them every day. The most popular one has been watched over a million...
Straight edges in double crochet

Straight edges in double crochet

How often have you crocheted a scarf or blanket in double crochet and been annoyed that the edges are not straight? The edges easily look like the two bottom ones in this image. Either you get holes or the edge is very uneven. (Using US crochet terms) But this is a...
Crochet fun barefoot sandals

Crochet fun barefoot sandals

Flora barefoot sandals Crochet these fun and easy barefoot sandals for the beach, garden parties or even a summer wedding – anywhere where shoes are not needed. My design was first published in the Simply Crochet Magazine in summer 2020, issue 99. There are two...
Crochet a lacy summer top

Crochet a lacy summer top

The summer top in lacy crochet is easy to adjust to different sizes and also to lengths. The tops are cotton and cool for the summer days. We alternate rows of small dainty flowers and my favourite stitch, the V-stitch. Crocheting the top starts from the waist, in the...
Crochet a wind spinner using twine

Crochet a wind spinner using twine

Did you crochet a wind spinner with yarn last summer? Here’s my pattern and tutorial for that. Wind spinners can be made also in twine or cord. I had many spools of plumb line cord or masonry twine in one of my yarn drawers. They were super popular here in...
3 common crochet problems

3 common crochet problems

After decades of crochet, I have noticed three problems that keep coming up in discussions with other crocheters. It is worth finding out what causes those problems and how you can fix them. It may take a little time but the result is that you feel more confident in...
How to crochet a wind spinner

How to crochet a wind spinner

How would a colorful wind spinner look on your veranda or balcony or in your garden? Wind spinners are easy to make and suitable for a beginner crochet project. A wind spinner doesn’t require a lot of yarn so it is a great way to use up some of your left-over...
12 fast and useful crochet tips

12 fast and useful crochet tips

There is always something new to learn in crochet, isn’t there?! Recently I have made many “Shorts” videos in YouTube. You have probably noticed those recently – max one minute long and vertical videos mixed with normal videos on many channels....
Crochet the bobble stitch

Crochet the bobble stitch

The bobble stitch gives texture and interest to many crochet projects. It looks adorable in baby blankets. It can create designs like hearts or squares or just stripes on cushions, bags, afghans and scarves or smaller items like hats and mug cozies. Depending on how...
Easy crochet flower star motif

Easy crochet flower star motif

Crochet these simple flower star motifs for many uses. Depending on the yarn you use, you could make blankets, throws, ponchos, scarves, bags or table cloths, coasters etc. A single flower can be attached on a card too, or used as a purse decoration. You could even...
7 useful crochet tips

7 useful crochet tips

Have you seen my 10 best crochet tips? There are more great tips, so I published a new video on 7 more useful tips. These are all quick tips that you can put to use in many different crochet projects. This post contains affiliate links. It means that if you purchase a...
Crochet lace infinity scarf

Crochet lace infinity scarf

It’s spring! Do you have light cotton, bamboo or linen scarves to wear at this time? This infinity scarf or cowl is quick to crochet because we are using a large hook and trebles (US crochet term, double treble in UK crochet terms). I made mine using...
10 best crochet tips

10 best crochet tips

It has always been a pleasure to learn new tips and tricks in the many decades that I have been crocheting. I have been part of Facebook crochet groups for about 10 years now. That has made it easier to learn new things. Blogs are great for that too. Tips go quickly...
Crochet baby booties

Crochet baby booties

(Updated March -22) Baby booties seem to be one of the most popular things to both crochet and knit! I saw some knitted using a flat piece and decided to use the same idea for crocheted booties. You crochet a flat piece back and forth, then continue the ribbed toe...
Crochet an easy scrunchie hair band

Crochet an easy scrunchie hair band

Scrunchies were so popular in the 90s! Then they seemed to disappear, and now they are back. In the 90s I made piles of them, sewing from all colour fabrics. Now I decided to use the same pattern as for sewing but crochet the piece instead. Crocheting or knitting...

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