9 Tips to Finish ALL Your Crochet Christmas Projects Without Losing Sleep or Neglecting Housework

Christmas. It comes on December 25th, each and every year. It’s not one of those sneaky “4th Thursday” or “3rd Monday” holidays that can jump around on me, and yet I seem to be surprised by it come December 12th or so each year. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or something else entirely, the holiday …

The Simple Hack to Double Your Yarn Winder Capacity

3 Easy Steps to Wind Twice as Much Yarn on a Yarn Ball Winder The only complaint I have about the Knit Picks Yarn Winder is that it is designed to hold very small yarn cakes- about 4oz of yarn. Usually, my favorite skeins of yarn come in 5oz sizes or larger, which doesn’t comfortably …

Cinched Crochet Ear Warmer Pattern and Size Chart

A crochet ear warmer pattern makes the perfect beginner crochet project. They use just a bit of yarn, often have very simple stitch patterns, and work up very quickly, too! Today, I’ll be sharing a this cute and classic crochet ear warmer pattern for beginners. You will also find a crochet ear warmer size chart, …

How to Join New Yarn in Crochet Invisibly with Locked Loop Ends

Joining new yarn in crochet doesn’t have to be ugly. You don’t need a yarn needle to join yarn in crochet either! This straightforward method of joining new yarn in crochet saves time and frustration, and it STAYS put! Even better? It’s nearly invisible. Quick question: can you find my yarn join in this swatch? …

Berry Stitch Tutorial and Free Textured Crochet Washcloth Pattern

If you’ve never tried this unique crochet texture stitch, you’re sure to love it! The Crochet Berry stitch makes a clever use of chain stitching within a single crochet to add texture that pops right off your crochet work. I love how it created such a lovely ruffled effect as the border on my Raspberry …