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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...

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...

What is Frogging, & Why You Should Do it!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you ever heard someone refer to “frogging” their crochet project? When you’re new to the craft, you’re naturally going to have some questions about this term. If you’re like me, you are likely wondering...

6 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started Crocheting-www.craftaboo.com

6 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Crocheting

Reading Time: 5 minutes ***Heads up: My posts may contain affiliate links! If you buy something through one of those links, you won’t pay a penny more, but I’ll get a small commission, which helps keep the lights on!...

The Triple Crochet Stitch (Lesson 8)–Rookies Learn Series

Reading Time: 3 minutes Welcome to Rookies Learn to Crochet!  Today’s lesson is all about the Triple Crochet Stitch. Each week I will present a new lesson, which will build on the skills and techniques we’ve learned from the...

Tools of the Trade (Lesson 6)–Rookies Learn Series

Reading Time: 2 minutes Welcome to Rookies Learn to Crochet! Today we’re going to be learning about some tools of the trade. Come join me and learn about the yarn I recommend for beginners, the best tools to keep...

A Sweeping Mop Cover Pattern – Rookies Learn Series

Reading Time: 4 minutes A Sweeping Mop Cover Pattern   This reusable mop cover is so quick and easy to put together. Using only one crochet stitch, and minimal sewing, it is the beginner crocheter’s dream! Use these covers...