Crochet Basics – Working in the Round Part 1

Something I hear very often is, “I love your crochet stuff, I wish I could crochet.” It’s the exact same thing I would think to myself every time I came across a super cute crochet plushie or amigurumi. Learning to crochet might seem incredibly difficult but it’s surprisingly easy once you let go of all […]

Crochet Basics – Single Crochet

In the previous post I showed you how to make a slip knot and chainĀ (almost sounds like the name of a metal band…). Now we’ll go to the next step – the single crochet stitch. This is the most used stitch in amigurumi creations because it provides a thick and stiff fabric, which is ideal […]

I knitted a mouse!

Last week I became seriously interested in learning how to knit. I started with simple projects, like wash cloths, as I mentioned before. And I also mentioned the pattern for Fair Isle Mice. I am happy to announce that my knitted mouse is done! Honestly, I was beyond impressed with myself. I made a few […]

Learning to Knit…and not giving up!

I’m a crocheter. I crochet. That’s the only yarn craft I learned and the only one I think I’ve somewhat mastered. But I’m not happy just knowing one yarn craft. Are there very many yarn crafts out there? Anyway, I couldn’t help but notice the number of knitters out there with their dainty needles and […]