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See the swoon-worthy effect of crocheting with fabric instead of yarn. Reminiscent of old fashioned rag rugs, a rug crocheted with fabric has an amazing look.

See the swoon-worthy effect of crocheting with fabric instead of yarn

The fabric yarn made from rags or fabric adds bright colors to your piece, and the chunkiness of the "yarn" creates thick pieces, perfect for placing as rugs on floors. Fabric yarn is good for more than just making rugs, though. Silly Old Suitcase walks readers through how to create a beautiful holder for flower pots. The site starts with the basics of creating the fabric yarn with which to crochet and moves forward from there.​ Sugar Bee Crafts offers up instructions on how to create an oval rag rug. We Are Scout makes round baskets without handles from fabric yarn. Rag rugs are great because they wear hardily. String With Style. Storybook Capelet in Shells pattern by BreeAnna Laub. I love this pattern!

Storybook Capelet in Shells pattern by BreeAnna Laub

It has taken me months to finally get it right and it is such a lovely piece when worn! I can’t think of an outfit it wouldn’t go with, dress it up, dress it down, you will feel like you just stepped out of a Jane Austin novel! There are a lot of photos and notes in the pattern to help you correctly follow the pattern and select the size that is best but here is a materials list to get you started. MNE Crafts: Summer Net Market/Beach Bag. Hook: K Material: Medium WeightGauge: 11” wide by 21” long (from bottom to tip of strap) Hints & Tips: - Ch at the beginning of the rounds do not count as a stitch.

MNE Crafts: Summer Net Market/Beach Bag

Free Crochet Pattern...Margaret Button Cowl! The Margaret Button Cowl is a beautiful cool weather cowl that is fun to crochet, fully adjustable, and has an interesting yet easy stitch sequence resembling floating squares.

Free Crochet Pattern...Margaret Button Cowl!

The Margaret Button Cowl By Jennifer Dickerson Materials: 1.5 skeins Bernat Softee Chunky yarnL (8.0 mm) crochet hook1 Large ButtonTapestry needleScissors. Getting_started4. Jump to:Lil’s Knot | Finishing Off | Those Pesky EndsGo back to Getting Started, Part 3 Getting Started, Part 4revised ©2008, 2012 Sandra Here’s how to secure your work temporarily when you have to put it down, how to finish off your project securely, and what to do with those pesky ends.


Lil’s Knot Note: Thanks to Barbara, Lil, and Winnie for giving me the scoop on using this slip knot to secure my work. Sometimes it is not possible to sit down and create something from start to finish in one sitting. Twisted Headband {Free Crochet Pattern} Twisted Headband {Free Crochet Pattern} Free Tutorials for Each Crochet Stitch Pattern. Complimentary Pattern: Textured Headband/Ear-warmer. I’ve updated this pattern to include a button closure.

Complimentary Pattern: Textured Headband/Ear-warmer

See this post. Updated Photo 2 Updated Photo I’ve been working on a design for a headband. My version is all one piece and works up quite quick. Worsted Weight Yarn H – Hook Stitches used: chainless foundation slip stitch (fslst), slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc) & double crochet (dc). Tutorials. How to Crochet SuppliesWhat you’ll need to get started.


Getting Started, Part 1The slip knot, an alternative method, and the adjustable ring. Getting Started, Part 2How to hold your hook, make the foundation chain, and work your first row into it. Getting Started, Part 3Telling the front from the back side, changing colors, and joining new yarn. Getting Started, Part 4Finishing off, Lil’s knot, and what to do with those pesky ends. Complimentary Pattern: Textured Headband/Ear-warmer. How To Build a Tiny House in a Week for $2000! - DIY Joy. Crochet Messy Bun Hat Tutorial. Untitled. With the cooler months coming up, you’re going to need warmer gear.


Crocheting an ear warmer is great for beginners because it is simple to make. Crochet around a popsicle stick to create the lovely broomstick lace stitch (video tutorial) With the holidays right around the corner, people are feverishly trying to come up with ideas for gifts.

Crochet around a popsicle stick to create the lovely broomstick lace stitch (video tutorial)

Infinity scarves and lacy tops are in vogue right now, so being able to make your own to hand out to friends and family will make you everyone's favorite. Grab some yarn, a small crochet hook and either a popsicle stick, dowel rod or knitting needle. To create a finer lace, use thinner yarn, a smaller crochet hook, and a smaller rod. If you want to go old style, you can use a broomstick handle in place of the knitting needle, but that might be a little awkward. With your supplies in hand, you are ready to embark on the Broomstick Lace stitch. 47 Tips You Need to Know if You do Crochet. For your crochet pieces have always look great, some tips: – Always use the proper needle for each thread; – Keep your hands clean while working; – When necessary, wash the piece with mild soap, gently without rubbing.

47 Tips You Need to Know if You do Crochet

Never soak; 45 Free Crochet Stitch Technique and Tutorials. There are several different types of reversible crochet. Interlocking Crochet is one particular technique taught by Tanis Galik. Another great resource is Laurinda Reddig who has her own unique style of reversible Intarsia crochet, which she teaches through classes and books. Double-strand or Multi-strand Crochet. In this technique you simply hold two or more strands of yarn together while you work. CrochetFlowerPattern. Crochetchainnecklace.

So you want to make a fitted chair leg sock? (text only) – Crochetbug. Fitted chair leg sock Materials: 3.75mm hook Red Heart Super Saver (I have used Buff and Warm Brown) yarn needle removable stitch marker. DIY Crocheted Slouchy Hat. As we move into the cooler months, I wanted to add to my growing collection of handmade items, a warm and slouchy crochet beanie. I am by no means an expert at crochet but I can follow a pattern, and luckily for me, there are many patterns available online. After an extensive search to find just the right one, I began making up the Super Slouch Hat by Crazy Sock Crochet.

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