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 […]

Crochet Basics – Slip Knot and Chains

Like Maria says in The Sound of Music, “Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start, when you read you begin with ABC.” When you crochet you begin with a slip knot and chain. So, to continue with Crochet Basics (did you check out the previous post on What is crochet?) […]