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…

How to Crochet a Temperature Blanket: Everything you need to know!

You might have seen photos floating around Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest of brightly colored blankets known as temperature blankets. But what are they? Why should you make a crochet temperature blanket? Can you start it later in the year? In this post, I’ll share all about what temperature blankets are and why you should make one! I didn’t hear about temperature blankets until a couple of years ago when I got back into crocheting. I started seeing them all over my Instagram feed, and was super curious about them! I started looking into what they were, and loved the idea of keeping track of my entire year through crochet. Wouldn’t that be so cool to have a journal of your entire year reflected with your favorite craft, crochet? Let’s do it together!   What is a temperature blanket? Temperature blankets are essentially…

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…

10 Common Mistakes Crocheters Make and How to Avoid Them

When you first start crocheting, there are so many new terms and techniques to learn that it is so hard to keep track of them all. From things like how to read crochet patterns, keeping your project straight, gauge, and so many more, you might feel like you’re drowning in everything you need to know. When I was a beginner crocheter, I had such a hard time learning everything that I had to know to feel like I had a hand on what I was doing. I kept making mistakes, and didn’t know how to fix them. That’s what I’m here to do today. If you a beginner (or even an experienced) crocheter, this blog post is here to help you with 10 of the most common crochet mistakes that beginners make and how to avoid them. This crochet guide is filled…

Learn How to Crochet for Beginners Part 6: How to Shell Stitch

Guys, we are almost done with the Learn How to Crochet for beginners series! We’ve gone through so many different stitches, and if you’ve been making the Cake Slice Coaster with this series, then you’re almost done. So far we’ve covered yarn weights & hook sizes, how to hold your yarn, chain stitch, the slip knot, single crochet, double crochet, half double crochet, switching yarn colors, and triple crochet. Phew, so much! Today I’ll be teaching you one of my favorite stitches, the shell stitch. I love using this stitch as a decorative edge on a project, such as with the Cake Slice Coaster pictured above. It’s also a fun stitch to use to make those fun mermaid blankets you see on Pinterest. Let’s get started!     How to Shell Stitch 1. (Before we begin…