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 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...
Crochet a slouchy hat in V-stitch

Crochet a slouchy hat in V-stitch

This slouchy hat is easy to adjust to any size. The ribbing of the beanie fits snugly around your head. The lacy V-stitch gives a textured finish to the pattern.This hat can be one you want to make in many different colours. I have already made several of them both...
How to crochet a basic granny square

How to crochet a basic granny square

Updated July 2021. Every year for many years now there has been a GrannysquareDay on Instagram. This link shows you the thousands granny square images posted from all over the world. Many are not what was originally called a granny square though but different types of...
Multicolour Tunisian crochet mitered squares

Multicolour Tunisian crochet mitered squares

Tunisian crochet is a great technique because it combines some aspects of both ordinary crochet and knitting. There are so many projects you can make using it as technique. I just made two new videos showing how to create multicolour stripes and mitered squares. Both...
Colorful crochet Easter eggs

Colorful crochet Easter eggs

Create a beautiful, colourful Easter decoration. The Easter eggs look very different depending on the colours you choose. I used combinations of my favourite bright colours. Each one has three colours. The pattern has only basic stitches. The criss-cross design comes...
Crochet bunny rabbit applique motifs

Crochet bunny rabbit applique motifs

I find this little bunny rabbit really cute! I made many different versions to find the best shape. I also showed some in a Facebook group to get opinions about them. This is the result! There’s a step by step video to show you how to crochet it. The rabbit...
How to start crocheting round using t-shirt yarn

How to start crocheting round using t-shirt yarn

(Updated July 2020) Sometimes I have no idea why a video goes viral! Starting to crochet a round piece like a rug, table mat, basket etc, using t-shirt yarn is one of those videos. I first had a video of a horrible quality about that in Finnish. I had made it very...
Crochet an iPad / tablet cover in shell stitch

Crochet an iPad / tablet cover in shell stitch

My daughter just started a new job and was given a new iPad. As she will be moving around a lot and carrying it with her, she wanted a cover for it. She asked me to crochet one so it would be a bit different from most covers! We talked about colours. She doesn’t...

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