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...
Zoo animals crochet pattern blog hop 2021

Zoo animals crochet pattern blog hop 2021

Do you love crocheting animals? Amigurumi, plushies or animal appliques? There’s a collection of all types of crocheted animals in the June blog hop that I’m participating in. 16 crochet designers bring you animal patterns. There is one animal per day with...
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...
Summer Jewels crochet shawl

Summer Jewels crochet shawl

Do you want something colourful and beautiful for spring and summer? This shawl pattern I designed was published in the Simply Crochet magazine last summer. Now I’m allowed to spread it myself too. The shawl is made up of 21 colourful squares. All the squares...
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

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 part.  After several...
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...
A high-quality yarn subscription box

A high-quality yarn subscription box

Each month when my new Knitcrate yarn box arrives, I’m all excited! By now I know that I’m going to get great quality yarn that I will love and feel inspired by! Here’s the box the yarn arrives in: This post contains affiliate links. It means that if...
Joyful circles scarf pattern

Joyful circles scarf pattern

The Joyful Circles scarf has a crochet net base with colourful circles crocheted separately and sewn on afterwards. Length 130 cm (about 51 inches). This length is for a summer scarf that you tie once. If you want to make a scarf that first wraps around your neck and...
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...

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