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Free Pattern and Tutorial: Infinity Scarf

Favorite or Queue on Ravelry here. This pattern and tutorial is for our Infinity Scarf. I teach crochet classes and I believe the best way to learn is by using the tubular crochet method. This method allows a beginner to repeat one stitch without turning rows. The beginner is then able to master that one stitch and… Continue reading Free Pattern and Tutorial: Infinity Scarf

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Free Pattern and Tutorial: Coffee Cozy

Favorite or Queue on Ravelry here. Concise, written pattern located at the end of this post. I teach crochet classes, and I believe that the very best first-time crochet project is a coffee cozy. It is small, quick, and tubular. Tubular crochet is excellent for beginners because it provides repetitive practice of one stitch, thus allowing… Continue reading Free Pattern and Tutorial: Coffee Cozy

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Tutorial: Making a Releasable Cinch for the Cowl Hat

Cowl hats are a wonderful and versatile project. In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to make a releasable cinch using ribbon. This method hides the ribbon when worn as a cowl and shows it off when worn as a hat. 1. First ribbon row: in the last row weave ribbon over and under 1 stitch every 10… Continue reading Tutorial: Making a Releasable Cinch for the Cowl Hat

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Tutorial: Double Crochet (dc)

The double crochet (dc) is a great stitch to quickly add height to a row. One dc row usually equals two single crochet rows. Need help getting started? Click on the tutorial you need: [hook hold, cast on and chain] [single crochet in chain] [single crochet] [counting stitches] How to make a dc stitch: 1. Yarn over hook (yoh). Always… Continue reading Tutorial: Double Crochet (dc)

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Tutorial: Single Crochet (sc)

How to single crochet (sc): 1. Insert hook under both loops of next stitch. 2. Pictured - hook inserted into stitch under both loops. 3. Yarn over hook. Always wrap away, up, then toward you (some say, back-to-front). 4. Pull the yarn you just wrapped over the hook through stitch. Two loops on hook. 5.… Continue reading Tutorial: Single Crochet (sc)