The following pages are all works in progress…
I’ll be adding to Crochet Tips & Tricks on a regular basis, hopefully answering some of the many questions I’m often asked & making your crocheting life just that little bit easier & more enjoyable…. so check in often
Pictorial tutorials about how to make a slip knot, how to hold your hook/yarn
Tid-bits of handy hints to help with counting stitches, keeping your work straight & more….
A collection of basic stitches, their international chart symbols & how to work them – their common names in UK, US, French, Spanish, German & Italian.
A collection of less common known stitches that may require some patient practice but are well worth the effort.
Crochet cord ~ Crab Stitch ~ Offset Puff Stitch ~ Bullion Stitch ~ Tubular Crochet
An important component of freeform & a great way of bringing your personality, your style & your skills to your work & putting your own stamp on your project.
To knot or not to knot ~ bringing in new yarn with the Russian join, with a ss or a dc (US sc) & more
~ joining with a Whip Stitch ~ Mattress Stitch ~ with chains ~ ss, dc (US sc) & more
A few of the many techniques for decreasing, increasing & shaping in crochet
Easy to understand instructions for making a One Colour Granny Square, adding colour to your Granny Square & edging your Granny Square.
Hook comparison chart (mm, UK & US) – Yarn comparison chart (US, UK/Can & Aust)