The Crafty Tipster will share crochet techniques, tips and general advice that can help both novice and experienced crocheters with their craft.

For now, there are only a few crochet tutorials in this section, but you will quickly find them becoming part of virtually every crochet project you make. The most popular post on all of The Crafty Tipster is our magic circle crochet ring tutorial. You’ll also find and English crochet stitch guide and a great way to make a professional looking finished edge.

Currently, plans do not include a stitch guide for crochet, but if there’s enough interest we might add one at a later date.

Weaving In Ends

Love to crochet but hate weaving in ends? I've tried every kind of needle I could find. One stunk, several were just OK, but I did find my new fave too.

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Susan Bates Finishing Needles

My review of Susan Bates Finishing Needles. Others love them but they're not for me. Seems like a good idea but there are far better options out there.

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Threading Beads Onto Yarn

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.

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English Crochet Stitch Guide

A guide to English crochet stitches for Americans and those patterns which feature American-defined stitches to ensure you are placing the correct number of loops on your hook for double and treble crochets.

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