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Our 20 Favorite Crochet Sites

About.com Crochet About.com has been known for years as your guide to everything on the web, and their crochet section is no exception. Offering helpful charts, tutorials and techniques, the crochet guide also includes over 400 links to free patterns available online, as well as plenty of About.com's own one-of-a-kind patterns. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Dedicated crocheters are already familiar with Patons Yarns, a member of the Spinrite family of yarn manufacturers. Sphinx Necklace - Yarnbombers United. DIY Crochet Rug With Yarn & Old T-Shirts.

This Crochet rugs are made by Olga at olinohobby.com All you need is yarn, old T-shirts & crochet hook.

DIY Crochet Rug With Yarn & Old T-Shirts

Now the images will guide you trough the process. And that is it simple but really nice! Thank you Olga for this tutorial! Source Click here... for more great ideas! Tutorial: Crocheted Jogless Stripes. A common problem in amigurumi: you want to crochet something striped, but there's this funky looking stairstep "seam" running diagonally where you change colors.

Tutorial: Crocheted Jogless Stripes

How do you get rid of that!? EDIT: I've also put together a pair of videos showing this technique in action. You can view them here: The easy answer would be to just hide the seam in the back or somewhere else out of notice, but let's say that this option won't work for you, or that you're making a long, spindly striped piece where the seam can't really be hidden. Luckily, I have another solution for you: the crocheted jogless stripe! Click the photo above to read more. How To Make A Crochet Magic Ring. There is definitely a benefit to using a magic ring, or magic circle, over the traditional beginning chain that you slip stitch into a ring.

How To Make A Crochet Magic Ring

What is it? There will be no space in the center of your project. It will completely “seal” and leave no hole. Here are the steps to making the magic ring. Seamless + symmetrical. November :: mystery crochet project Hooks at the ready!

seamless + symmetrical

Let's get started with this month's mystery crochet project. Working Joined Rounds with Single Crochet. There are a couple of ways (known to me) of crocheting in rounds without turning your work.

Working Joined Rounds with Single Crochet

You can work in spiral rounds, where you do not join rounds but simply start each following round from the top of the first stitch of the round below. Alternatively, you can work in joined rounds, whereby the beginning of each round is raised with a chain, so the last stitch of the round ends up at the same level as the first stitch at the start of the round. The end of the round is joined to the start of the round with a slip stitch. How to Cast-On. Also known as Double Cast-On or Continental Cast-On view video This is my favorite cast on method, I use it almost exclusively.

How to Cast-On

It creates an even, stretchy edge that works well for stockinette stitch or for ribbing. It's easy to knit from, easy to pick up stitches from, and is also the fastest cast-on I know, once you get the hang of it. It's even faster than Single Cast-On when you take into account that this method creates an already knitted row (technically, anyway...but patterns don't count this row). Tip: When a pattern calls to "cast on loosely" (like sock cuffs and turtle necks), I will do this cast on over two needles held together as one. I usually give myself 12" of tail for every 20 stitches, more generously if it's bulky yarn. Alternative Method There is another method of working longtail cast-on, which is a slower to work, called the thumb method.