Hey guys! I only have time for a quicky before I run out the door and into my skiing holiday (!!). You’ll have to think… Lees verder »How To quickies – joining a chain without giving up on life
Few things in this world are less sexy than a ‘Tunesian crochet in the round’ hook. It totally looks like you could make one yourself… Lees verder »You need stitches! #2 – How to Tunesian crochet in the round without the spiffy hook
These are crochet cable stitches. This is me, doing crochet cable stitches. Cables are my nemesis. They are the Joker to my Batman, the Bowser to… Lees verder »How to: the frustrating trick to perfect crochet cables
As I mentioned in my Total Accountability New Year Plans and Resolutions Post – the post is almost as epic as the title – I’ve… Lees verder »You need stitches! #1 – Rapunzel, Rapunzel edition
I spend a lot of time talking to people about the parts of crochet that get us confused. The thing that seems to confuse us… Lees verder »Crochet along: THE way to learn 3D and amigurumi
…but first, let’s answer the burning question on everybody’s minds: why the hell would you?
Cutting up old t-shirts and turning them into yarn is definitely a labor of love. It takes quite a bit of time and effort, and the end result is never going to come out as slick and professional as mechanically produced yarn.
But then, all that is kind of the point.Lees verder »How to turn old t-shirts into yarn
We all know what it’s like, right? Crocheting slipper booties is just cool. They’re a nice item that you can use daily and while not everybody may love granny squares ALL THE TIME, ALL OVER THE PLACE, everybody loves some warm boots come winter. So you spend a couple of weeks crocheting booties for your loved ones. They love them, they love you – love, love, love all around, and the next thing you know the soles have worn out and the boots get tossed in the bin.
The fact that a lot of boot patterns tell you to make the foot and the sole in one piece also doesn’t help; that way you can’t simply replace the sole and reuse the rest. A complete waste of time, yarn and energy, if you ask me! So much of a waste, in fact, that I couldn’t stand for it any longer. And so on behalf of all the unraveling booties in the world I present to you:
The Recoverista way to make crocheted boots last longer!Lees verder »How to make your crocheted booties last longer
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