A quick, easy and cheap way to thread beads onto yarn or thread when your needle is either too big for the beads or too small for the thread.
A quick and easy drooping picot stitch can make a charming crochet edging for your next project.
Several of the vintage crochet pattern books where I found the old patterns on The Crafty Tipster make use of the English style of crochet. More modern crocheters will easily recognize the stitches but when it comes to the definitions of single, double and treble crochet the number of loops may differ. With that in mind, I’ve included here a guide to those English crochet stitches that were employed for the vintage crochet patterns from the text The Handbook of Wool Knitting and Crochet.
A simple technique to add a nice finished edge on your crochet pieces.
Making a perfect crochet circle is easy if you know this sneaky technique known as the magic circle.