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Can Changing Color in Crochet Really Be This Easy? - www.craftaboo.com

Can Changing Colors in Crochet Really Be This Easy?

Reading Time: 3 minutes When you’re starting off with crochet, a lot of things that you are required to do can seem completely overwhelming. That was definitely the case with me! I know that I would stare at a...

7 self-care tips and self-care activities for the avid crocheter - www.craftaboo.com

7 Quick Self-Care Tips Endorsed by Avid Crocheters

Reading Time: 5 minutes By now you’ve heard me talk about self-care tips & why self-care is important. I’ve also shared the benefits that self-care activities like crochet can bring to your mental and physical health. There are several...

9 Common Crochet Mistakes & How to Easily Fix Them - www.craftaboo.com

9 Common Crochet Mistakes & How to Easily Fix Them

Reading Time: 8 minutes We’ve all been there. Maybe without realizing we’re doing it, we’ve all made these common crochet mistakes. When you are learning how to crochet, you end up messing up at least half a dozen times...

How to Make the Crochet LEGO Blanket – (With Photos!)

Reading Time: 6 minutes One of my most popular patterns in recent years has been my Crochet LEGO Blanket. (Which includes a tutorial on the puff stitch, also known as bobble stitch and popcorn stitch) I created this pattern...

How to relieve stress & anxiety with crochet - www.craftaboo.com

How to Relieve Stress & Anxiety With Crochet

Reading Time: 5 minutes Did you know that yarn crafting is considered a great way to relieve stress & anxiety? It’s true! The repetitive motions & zen-like state that you get into when you’re working on a project are...

Dear Crochet Hook, Why Did You Leave Me?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Dear Crochet Hook, Why ever did you leave me? I thought we had a good thing going. You were one of the best crochet hooks I’ve ever had. Didn’t we have some good times together?...

How to Easily Count Your Crochet Stitches

Reading Time: 4 minutes When I first started crocheting, and a pattern told me to, ‘count my crochet stitches’, I was like a deer in the headlights. I had absolutely no idea what that even meant, nevermind knowing how...