Coffee Mug Stitch: Free Tapestry Crochet Stitch Pattern

Do you love coffee and crochet, or maybe tea and crochet? Well, if you do, then you’re going to love the Coffee Mug Crochet Stitch! This tapestry crochet stitch pattern, is a beginner friendly tapestry crochet color work pattern that features adorable coffee mugs. If you’re new to crochet color work, this is a great place to start! You can even customize the mug color to match your favorite coffee mug! Want to save this stitch for later? Save it to your favorite Pinterest Board! (Save it from mine here!) Before you begin Before we get to the Coffee Mug Stitch, if you’re new to tapestry crochet color work, I’ve got a great tutorial here on my blog to teach you! I know that crochet color work can seem really intimidating, but trust me, once you get started on it, you won…

The Beginner’s Guide for How to do C2C Crochet

Have you been wanting to learn how to do corner to corner crochet, but don’t know where to begin? Maybe you’ve seen graphs, squares, and hear lingo different than what you’re used to in crochet? Well, if you’ve had those questions, I am here to answer them with The Beginner’s Guide for How to Do C2C (corner to corner) Crochet! I’ll walk you through everything from how to make a corner to corner crochet square, how to do increase and decreases in c2c crochet, and how to do multiple rows. Let’s get started! What is Corner to Corner Crochet? Before we begin learning how to do corner to corner crochet, let’s start with the basic question: what is corner to corner crochet? Corner to corner, or C2C as it is abbreviated, is a crochet…

The Beginner’s Guide to Intarsia Crochet: Free Crochet Tutorial

Have you looked at all of the beautiful crochet color work out there, but don’t know how to do it or are even scared to try? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Today, I am going to teach you all about how to do intarsia crochet, one of the crochet color work techniques that you can use to do all types of crochet patterns. This crochet tutorial is great for beginners and will walk you through steps like how to change colors, do flat intarsia crochet, and use two or more colors in your project. What Is Intarsia Crochet? The Definition Before we get started, I bet you’re wondering what exactly is intarsia crochet? Intarsia crochet is a crochet color work technique that allows you to crochet with two or more colors in your row and throughout your crochet pattern. If you&#8217…

How to Crochet the Plaid Stitch: Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

One of my favorite ways to do crochet color work is to create the affect of plaid! By using two colors of red, with some black thrown in, you can crochet your own buffalo plaid crochet fabric. Isn’t it so cool that we can make the look of that fabric with yarn?! Today, in this free crochet tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to crochet the plaid stitch. A lot of my readers have told me how they feel nervous about doing tapestry crochet or other color work. I’ve been wanting to create some tapestry crochet stitch patterns that you would be able to use in your designs or practice with, but I was nervous for awhile to try doing it. When I figured out an easy way to do plaid color work, I knew I’d found the perfect first tapestry crochet…

How to Organize Colors on a Lion Brand Mandala Skein

Do you ever get a variegated skein of yarn like Lion Brand Mandala, and you love the colors but not the order their end? Sometimes when I get a colored skein it will have all of the colors that I want. However, it won’t be in the color order that I envisioned for my project or design. Guess what? If you’ve ever struggled with that this step by step crochet tutorial will help you out! When I started designing my Happily Ever After Shawl design, I wanted to create a fun one skein crochet shawl pattern using Lion Brand Mandala. The only problem was that I wanted to have this pattern be a tapestry crochet shawl. So I set out to find a way to create color combinations of my own with a Lion Brand Mandala Pegasus skein. I found the perfect way to do this…