Category: Advice

Crochet Christmas Gifts Recommendation

33 Thoughtful Gifts to Give Crocheters

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The Crochet Hippopotamus is definitely cute, but what if you were looking for a gift to buy crocheters. Non-crocheters message us looking for gifting ideas, especially at Christmas time to

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Afghan Size Calculator

Afghan Size Calculator

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How do you figure out afghan sizes? I have created a formula to calculate the chain counts needed to get to the sizes you need. The formula will also calculate

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How Many Chains for Crochet Afghans

How Many Chains to Start a Blanket or Afghan?

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We are constantly asked how many chains do you need to do certain size afghans. Using my crochet hook and measuring tape, I figured out the average chain counts you

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Value to Product

How Do You Price Your Crochet Projects?

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How Much Do Crocheters Charge for Projects? How much do you charge for a crochet project is one of the most asked questions. Is there a formula for figuring it

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Yarn Weight Standards

Yarn Weight Standards

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Yarn Weight Standards Here in North America, the yarn companies come together as a collection to work together voluntarily with the Yarn Craft Council of America. You will see standard

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How to Crochet Using Multiple Yarn Strands

Crochet Multiple Yarn Strands

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Crocheting with Multiple Strands Doubling or more yarn strands can significantly change your crochet for a number of positive features. Let me share some interesting facts about this particular crochet

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How to Make Fringe

How to Make Fringe

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How to Make Fringe Making fringe is really easy and is usually the final stage of a project to give it a ‘wow’ factor. Making fringe requires you to plan

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Crochet Gauge Workshop

Crochet Gauge Workshop Tutorial

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Crochet Gauge Workshop What is gauging anyway and why is important? Gauging is the process to determine how to match exactly what is in a pattern to something you are

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What do the skill level bar increments mean for crochet?

Crochet Pattern Skill Level Meanings

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What Are The Pattern Skill Levels? With major publishers and yarn companies who produce patterns, there is usually a Pattern Skill Level Bar with 4 increments. The level of pattern

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Master List of Crochet Hook Sizes

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Master List of Crochet Hook Sizes Crochet hook sizes matter. New crocheters may not even clue in there is a difference until they are staring at a yarn aisle and

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Calculating Multiples for Repeat Stitch Pattern for Crochet

Figuring Out Pattern Repeat

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2 Ways to Calculate Repeat Patterns From Small Samples or Swatch Sizes For small swatch sizes or samples that are fairly small, Mikey shows how to re-create the pattern in

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