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Doing a Double Crochet

The double crochet (abbreviated dc) is one of the most common crochet stitches and is about twice as tall as a single crochet. (You can read about single crochet in [more…]

How to Crochet Placemats

This crocheted placemat pattern lets you practice your newfound crocheting skills while at the same time creating a colorful set of placemats. These crocheted placemats are a great way to add some happy [more…]

How to Crochet Flowers

The three-dimensional crocheted flowers in this project are quick and easy to make and show off your crocheting skills. Crocheted flowers make great package toppers or, take off the tie and you can embellish [more…]

How to Crochet a Cloche Hat

The crochet pattern for this versatile cloche hat incorporates both single crochet and double crochet stitches. Making this cloche hat allows you to practice increasing and decreasing in rounds and to [more…]

How to Crochet a Potholder with Afghan Stitch

Use basic Afghan stitch to crochet a potholder or trivet. With this project, you crochet a potholder in any two contrasting colors. You first work front and back panels, add a border, and then join the [more…]

How to Crochet a Vest with a Floral Motif

Make this beautiful crochet vest with a floral motif that looks like a crocheted daisy garden. Or, crochet the vest in various colors for a "wild flower [more…]

How to Crochet a Motif Afghan

You make this beautifully soft and textured crochet afghan by joining motifs together with a single crochet seam. This crocheted afghan is a wonderful project that you’ll wrap yourself up in for years [more…]

How to Crochet a Rib Turtleneck Collar

A single-crochet rib turtleneck collar will keep you cozily warm in winter. Crochet collars come in many designs, but this single-crochet rib turtleneck collar is a simple one to begin with. [more…]

How to Crochet a Flared Collar

You can make a crocheted traditional flared collar, which features pointed ends like a standard shirt collar. This crocheted flared collar is typically used on cardigans, pullovers with crew necks, or [more…]

How to Crochet Buttonholes into Plackets

Crocheting buttonholes into front plackets is easy. To crochet a buttonhole into a placket, you just skip enough stitches in the designated row of the placket to accommodate the size of the button. [more…]

How to Crochet Button Loops

Crocheted button loops are nice alternatives to buttonholes. You can use crocheted button loops in a lightweight garment where you don’t need a tight closure to the front or as a simple one-button closure [more…]

How to Sew Beads Onto Crochet

In bead crochet, you can sew beads onto completed crochet work or crochet the beads right into the fabric. Sewing beads after you complete your crochet design works well when using larger beads or making [more…]

How to Embroider On Crochet

Embroidering on crocheted fabric creates additional dimension and expression. You can transfer almost any embroidery design onto crocheted fabric. Crewel [more…]

How to Crochet a Pillow with Boa Yarn

This crocheted boa pillow is fluffy and cuddly. To crochet this pillow, you use boa yarn — a very short, thick eyelash yarn with a strong base thread. With this project, you get to practice sewing pieces [more…]

How to Crochet a Tank Top with Shell Stitch

Use a basic shell stitch to crochet this tank top, and you'll have a cool, comfortable top for warm-weather wear. This shell-stitch tank top is perfect for a starter project. [more…]

How to Crochet a Smart Scarf

This crocheted smart scarf is textured and bold. The smart scarf gets its tongue-in-cheek name because the pattern looks complicated but no one will believe how simple it is to make! Crocheted with loosely [more…]

Part of the Series: Holiday Crafts: Six Christmas Gifts to Knit or Crochet

How to Crochet a Newsboy Cap

Crochet a newsboy cap, and you'll be as stylish as Hollywood and music stars. This crocheted newsboy cap allows you to use crocheting techniques to shape the hat and its brim. The yarn used in this project [more…]

Part of the Series: Holiday Crafts: Six Christmas Gifts to Knit or Crochet

How to Crochet Coasters with a Geometric Design

These crocheted geometric coasters use bold colors and strong geometric shapes to help you serve drinks in style. No more boring, round coasters to protect your tabletop! [more…]

Part of the Series: Holiday Crafts: Six Christmas Gifts to Knit or Crochet

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