Crochet a classic granny-inspired blanket (designed by 10 Hours or Less Designs) with expert guidance from Vanessa Vargas Wilson, aka the Crafty Gemini. Learn how to manage multiple strands of yarn at once so you can work it up in record time. Plus, get tips for changing colors seamlessly, adding edging and more.
Stitch up a triangular wrap designed by MJ's Off the Hook Designs that will keep you cozy through the winter. Build the shape with simple increases and get Vanessa's tips for changing colors. Afterwards, find out how to finish it like a pro, tassels and all!
Knitting vs. crochet: What's the difference? And is one better than the other? Find out in this Bluprint original series, where crochet artist Vincent Green-Hite and knit artist Morgan Woltersdorf stitch up the same five projects side by side. Along the way (with a bit of friendly banter), they offer tips and techniques for knitters and knotters of all levels.
You don't need a green thumb to keep these plants alive! Hook up your own crochet cactus garden with designer Amy Gaines' expert guidance. You'll learn to create a trio of cacti and succulents, plus a cute cactus-inspired pillow using the same simple stitches.
The classic granny square gets a modern overhaul! Made with chains, slip stitches and double crochet stitches, this throw is a beginner-friendly project that's easy to work up with just a few stitch repeats. The kit comes with everything you need for this chic crochet.
Win best dressed at the fest by stitching up this crochet kit! A fast, fun granny square project, this boho bag will carry your essentials in style. Your kit comes the yarns and pattern you need to bring it to life.
3D stitch + open weave = the perfect poncho for any weather! With an exaggerated turtleneck and side seaming that creates the illusion of sleeves, the completed design make look dramatic, but it’s surprisingly easy to work up.
From the over-sized collar down to the patterned stripes and seamless inset pocket, this long cardigan will keep you nice and cozy all season long. With buttons included, your kit comes with everything you need to get from first stitch to finished.
Crochet a beginner-friendly, textured cowl as seen in [Knit Meets Knot](https://mybluprint.com/playlist/11855/23444) with this all-in-one kit. It comes with everything you need to stitch one up — including buttons!
Thanks to the preformed loops, you can craft a blanket (or pillow or cowl) with no needles and no hooks. The bulky yarn comes together quickly for quick-stitching, and you only need to use your fingers.
Somewhere on the banks of the Calder River is an ancient town named Elland, meaning “land by the water.” Walking those shores, one always seems to need a cozy, versatile wrap. Transport yourself to the picturesque English countryside by stitching your own with this crochet kit.
Fact: babies can never have enough booties: And since those little wiggly toes grow so fast, you're going to want to make a bunch. Lucky for you this pattern is super simple and super fast. So simple, in fact, that the pattern stays the same, regardless of which size you're making: just switch up your yarn and hook to whip up different sizes.
If there's anything more adorable than a crocheted duckling, we don't want to know. From the tuft of hair on the top of his head, all the way down to his little duck toes, each stitch is is more adorable than the last. And If you're new to amigurumi, no sweat: this little guy use simple stitches and a bit of seaming to make the magic happen.
A night under the stars is even better when those stars are crocheted. String these cuties on a garland, turn them into a mobile, or keep it simple and hang 'em on a tree. There's no wrong way to bring a little star power into your life.
Classic granny squares can sometimes read a little...groovy. If you're looking for a granny that's more contemporary, it's time to cut out the frills: eliminate the chain spaces everywhere but the corners and your square is suddenly giving off a totally new vibe.
Whether you use them as tiny Christmas ornaments, giant poufs or anything in between, crocheting balls is fun. And the best part is, once you've crocheted one size, you can figure out how to crochet any size with a little help from a simple formula.
There's something so satisfying about granny squares: they're pretty repetitive, so you can cruise through them without having to concentrate too hard. But they're also totally versatile, so it's easy to spice things up when you want to.
If you absolutely LOVE granny squares, here's how to prove it: start every square with a heart. You'll finish your square with traditional granny rounds, which means you can easily mix and match this square with other motifs.
Help kiddos channel their inner fox with this adorable headband. Working a few long stitches over your white rows is the key to bringing the sweet face to life. Top it off with some embroidered details, and this critter's ready to play.
If you've been perusing crochet boards on Pinterest and had a jonesing to start the craft, you've come to the right place. Even if you've never held a hook before or don't know a slip knot from a single crochet, this guide will help you pick up basic techniques and tips. Soon enough you'll be ready to crochet in rows, which is all you need to make a scarf or even a simple blanket.
Just as in a boxing match, the best way to win at crochet is to use a good hook. But choosing the right crochet hook from among the gazillions on the market isn't always easy. For one reason, what's right for one person may not be great for another. What's more, different projects and types of yarn call for different shapes and styles of hooks.