Monthly archives: March, 2011

Essential Crochet Supply Kit, Part 4 of 7

There are many different tools you can use to measure your gauge as well as your final (or developing) crochet project. Tailors tape has the advantage of being fairly portable and also quite long.  This allows you to do a gauge measurement but also to measure the length of that scarf you are working on.  …

Essential Crochet Supply Kit, Part 3 of 7

Today we cut to the heart of the matter (bad pun intended) – the scissors.  No crochet kit would be complete without them.  But which ones do you truly need? Most people, from beginners up through intermediate or even advanced crocheters, will be just fine with a pair of children’s safety scissors like these.  Safety …

Essential Crochet Supply Kit, Part 2 of 7

Since everyone would just expect me to start with hooks, I decided to leave those for last 🙂  I’m starting with the two least obvious supplies for the essential crochet kit (just because I like to be a contrarian): manicure tools and pens/pencils. You may think manicure tools aren’t a required component of your crochet …