Yarn bombing ideas

Yarn bombing ideas

Are you looking for ideas for your own yarn bombing (or yarnbombing) event? I have been involved in many different types of yarn bombing events over many years, both in Finland and several other countries. For the other countries I have sent contributions by mail....

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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...

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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...

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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 Finland...

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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. The format is ideal for...

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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...

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