Joining New Yarn – Magic Knot Tutorial

Magic knot is another technique of joining new yarn either in the middle or at the end of the row. This method gives you a very secure double knot. You can cut the yarn very close the knots therefore they are hard to see when the joined yarn is worked into the stitches. PROS: Very […]

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Joining New Yarn – Russian Join Tutorial

If you don’t like any sort of knots in your crochet item then Russian Join Method could be the one for you. This technique of joining new skein/ball of yarn allows you  to join old skein with new one so it looks like one continuous piece of yarn (well, almost!) PROS: No visible knots. CONS: Ticker yarn […]

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Crocheting in back bumps of the chain tutorial

Would you like your crochet fabric to be exactly the same at the top as it is at the bottom like on the photo above? There is a way to achieve it by crocheting in the back bumps of the foundation (starting) chain. This method not only gives you a nicer and neater finish but also […]

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Tips and Trics 2 – How to stop yarn from rolling everywhere.

Today I will present few different tricks/hacks about how to stop the yarn ball or skein from rolling everywhere. Do you know that feeling when you sit down, put the yarn next to you on the sofa and within minutes the yarn falls down on the carpet and rolls far, far away from you on […]

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Tips and Tricks 1 – How to make a crochet fabric square and even

Is your crochet fabric narrower at the bottom than it is at the top? When crocheting rows of sc, hdc, dc or any other stitch I ended up with the piece that wasn’t very square at the bottom and sort of had the corners missing. It was really bugging me. I couldn’t even make it […]

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Invisible Finish (fasten off) Tutorial

Invisible finish or in other words Invisible fasten off is a crochet technique to join stitches together and fasten off the yarn usually when crocheting in round. Traditional method to end the round is to join last stitch of the round with top of first stitch using slip stitch. Then to fasten off you cut the yarn, […]

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Standing Double Crochet Tutorial

Standing Double Crochet (US terms) or Standing Treble Crochet (UK terms) is used to join new ball of yarn/new color. Traditional way of joining new color is using slip stitch to join the new yarn and then to do 3 chains that count as first double crochet. Unfortunately the traditional  method is not perfect, sl st is visible […]

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Magic Ring Tutorial

Magic Ring also known as Magic Circle is an adjustable ring used to begin crocheting in round. The traditional way to start crocheting in round is making 2 chains and then working all stitches of the first round in the 2nd chain from hook. Using 2 chains is not perfect though as sometimes it can leave […]

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