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The Most Delightful Granny Square Pattern You're Ever Going to Need - www.craftaboo.com

The Most Delightful Granny Square Pattern You’ll Ever Need

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you’ve ever thought that all granny square patterns are created equal, think again! Today I’m sharing a free easy pattern to create a solid, modern version of the humble granny square. ***Heads up: My...

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...

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...