Crochet Pattern with Tutorial: Raised Bunchberry Square (Mystery Lapghan CAL)

This post includes a photo tutorial for my second contribution to the Mystery Lapghan Crochet-a-long, an online event featuring thirty-six 6″ (15 cm) squares by thirty crochet designers. This post contains affiliate links. The yarn for the sample was generously provided by Red Heart. You can learn more about the CAL here, or join the … Read more

How To Crochet the Catherine Wheel Stitch | #Crochet #TipsTuesday

When I first learned to read patterns back in 2002, the Catherine Wheel was one of the stitches that inspired me to learn. This classic crochet stitch has many variations and it allows you to practice at least three techniques: changing colors, increasing, and decreasing. This post contains affiliate links. The yarn for the sample … Read more

Tutorial: How to add your link to an InLinkz Link Party

Once I started co-hosting the monthly Knitting Love Link Party with Jessie at Home, and now that the Holiday Stashdown Crochet-a-Long has started, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to add pictures to an inlinkz link party. I decided to share this photo tutorial to help people participate. This post contains affiliate … Read more

Special stitches tutorials for Not Quite a Slouchy Hat

Since the Not Quite a Slouchy Hat pattern was released on Monday, I’ve been really happy to see the variations made by crocheters! I know the special stitches are challenging for beginners, though, so I’m sharing both video and photo tutorials today. This post contains affiliate links. The tutorials are presented in the order the … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Diagonal Box Stitch Square (Mystery Lapghan CAL)

Last month, I shared the Diagonal Rainbows Baby Blanket pattern with you. I had so much fun using this variation of the diagonal box stitch (also known as the corner-to-corner or c2c technique), that I decided to design a 6″ (15 cm) square using it. This square is my first contribution to the Mystery Lapghan … Read more

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