Tutorial Measurements Fingerless Crochet Mittens

How to make your own fingerless crochet mittens
When I take photos outside in cold weather I prefer wearing fingerless mittens. Else I don’t have any control over the camera’s many functionalities.

Fingerless mittens are quite easy to crochet. In this tutorial I will show you the basics how to calculate measurements […]

Felted Beads Tutorial

How to make felted beads
Those small felted beads or bobbles have always intrigued me. They make great embellishments on bags and pretty bracelets. In this tutorial I show you how to make them. Here on my blog I have an additional tutorial how you can use them to create Christmas Pine […]

Crochet Heart Rug

Heart Rug
A while ago I started playing around with Zpagetti yarn from Hoooked and made the 5 Spirals Rug. This was such a fun project, that I bought some more Zpagetti yarn. The yarn is red and I designed a heart shaped rug made with one big Zpagetti cone.
It is […]

Crochet Button Tutorial

Crochet Button Tutorial
I am crocheting a cardigan right now and have to make some buttons for the piece. Below I show you how i made my buttons.

The yarn is 100% mercerized cotton, 50 g/100 m   1,75 oz/109 yards: Drops Muskat.

The buttons I chose are 3 cm – 1 1/8 […]

Crochet Tutorial Magic Ring or Adjustable Ring

Magic Ring or Adjustable Ring
 Crochet Tutorial
When you crochet a motif you want the center to look even and tidy.

One could start making a motif by crocheting a couple of chains and join these chains by a slip stitch. Then you work for example double crochets into your chains ancd create […]

Crochet Terms in US, UK, Danish and German

Crochet Terms in US, UK, Danish and German
Unfortunately crochet terms are not universal, so US crochet patterns and UK/Australia patterns use different names for the same stitches. This is very confusing for a beginning crocheter, who wants to read patterns from English sources. Not only are the terms different, but […]

Tutorial: How to read a crochet chart worked in the round

Tutorial how to read a Crochet Chart/Diagram
Crochet Chart worked in the Round

Crochet motifs are often charted and this requires that you know the basics about reading crochet diagrams. In this tutorial I show you how to read a chart with the help of the crocheted motif above.

A crochet diagram shows you the pattern by […]

Tutorial how to read a crochet chart – diagram

Tutorial how to read a Crochet Chart/Diagram
Row by Row Chart

Some crocheters are not familiar with reading crochet charts. Here is a tutorial that takes you by the hand and shows you how to read a chart with a crocheted example.

Following a crochet chart is not complicated once you understand what the […]