Crochet Basics – Working in the Round Part 2

If you’ve just found this post I suggest you visit the previous posts to catch up: how to make a slip knot and chain, how to make a single crochet, and working in the round part 1. We’ve entered the decrease phase! Now that you’ve got a rounded shape you’ll want to continue shaping it […]

Crochet Basics – Working in the Round Part 1

Something I hear very often is, “I love your crochet stuff, I wish I could crochet.” It’s the exact same thing I would think to myself every time I came across a super cute crochet plushie or amigurumi. Learning to crochet might seem incredibly difficult but it’s surprisingly easy once you let go of all […]

Crochet Basics – Single Crochet

In the previous post I showed you how to make a slip knot and chain (almost sounds like the name of a metal band…). Now we’ll go to the next step – the single crochet stitch. This is the most used stitch in amigurumi creations because it provides a thick and stiff fabric, which is ideal […]

What is crochet? Beginner Crochet Basics

For some time now I’ve been wanting to put together a short series on the basics of crochet – mainly because Jay and Little Sister Sue, as well as others, have asked if I could teach them to crochet. In the next few posts I will show you the basics of crochet, with a strong […]