I don’t think “foursquares” is an existing technical term, but it is what I ended up calling my CAL squares after joining them to each other in fours. You can read more about that HERE. I will also be doing a separate post for my CAL Foursquares so that you can see what they ended […]
Part 4 of my Joining Crochet Squares series looks at joining crochet squares with different stitch counts using a solid join.
Part 2 of “Joining Crochet Squares” is a tutorial for doing a (sc, ch 1, skip 1) join and attaching squares to each other diagonally (like steps).
Learn how to crochet lazy waves with this step-by-step photo tutorial. Simple without being monotonous, and utterly gorgeous!
Block 37 of the Block a Week CAL 2014 is the never-before-seen Prince Protea Square. This is a collaborative pattern by Virginia Burrow and myself. Virginia is one of the Block a Week CAL participants and I am thrilled about working with her!
The 5-treble cluster or tr5tog is perfect for making triangular petals. This tutorial shows you how to make a back post 5-treble cluster.
The single crochet popcorn stitch is not as puffy as the double crochet popcorn stitch. It is perfect for subtle surface texture and is almost scale-like.
Learn how to increase with front post stitches. This technique yields a lovely, textured “fabric” and lends itself well to spiral detail.
Learn how to crochet the front post double crochet 2 together (fpdc2tog) with this step-by-step photo tutorial.
The invisible join is amazing when working in the round and changing colours at the end of each round. It takes a few seconds longer, but the upside is that it places a needle in your hand, so you might as well work away your tails as you go. Not so nice while you are […]