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.
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.
This kit comes with everything you need to crochet the adorable bobble beanie from [Knit Meets Knot](https://mybluprint.com/playlist/11855/23202). Need a little help? Just tune into the Beanie episode for a tutorial!
You can’t hit the mountains without some cute and cozy mittens! These lightweight, soft, and luxurious mittens have a fingerless design, so you can maintain your dexterity while also keeping warm. The Mountain Peaks Mitts work up quickly while still having a fun-to-crochet “peaks” pattern. This kit comes with pattern, photo tutorials, and Cloudborn Superwash Merino DK yarn in the color of your choice.
Seeking some mittens that are cute as a button? What about some mittens that feature a button? The November Mittens crochet kit features a precious pattern with plenty of adorable detail, from the button strap to the flared ribbed cuff and warm, chunky finish.
Every crocheter knows that their craft is addictive, but this Repartee Shawl crochet kit takes it to the next level. With a playful, easy-to-remember stitch pattern and very little finishing, this sweet and colorful asymmetric shawl knits up in no time. Just fasten the final stitch, weave in the ends, and it’s ready to wear.
Bobbles are easily the most playful crochet stitch, and this cowl is covered with them! Just two skeins of super bulky yarn work up into this texture-rich scarf, which is as quick and easy to complete as it is fun to wear!
Add a little oomph to your neckline with the Heywood Cowl crochet kit! Create the shape by weaving in simple increases and decreases, then watch how the spike stitches add rich texture and brilliant color variations. Worked sideways and seamed, this fun cowl is easy to make and wholly unique!
Looking for some soft accents that are both rustic and refined? These farmhouse-style pillows have a classic design while allowing you to crochet in some character as well! All you need is basic crochet knowledge (think: reverse single crochet stitch and center single crochet stitch), and you’re on your way to handmade comfort!
Fact: There’s nothing more charming than a bobble. Those adorable round crochet balls are not only easy to make, but they also add pops of fun and whimsy to any project. In the Oasis Bobble Pillow Crochet Kit, the bobbles are arranged in a contemporary diamond pattern, creating a 3D element that is both playful and impressive!
You’ve already crocheted plenty of blankets—now you need baskets to store them in! These quick and easy crochet baskets come in three sizes that nest together perfectly. Made with Sprightly Acrylic Wool Super Bulky Yarn, each basket is worked in a center single crochet stitch. Add the rope handles and enjoy a rustic farmhouse touch, perfect for any room in your home!
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.
Life's too short to only have one scarf. In fact, we think you should have at least seven (one for every day of the week!). From cowls you can make in 45 minutes to scarves that make granny squares chic, we've got your neck covered.
We are ALL aboard that ombré bandwagon. But rounding up tons of yarn colors to create a perfect fade? Not so much. That's why we love dip-dye. Just knit or crochet your fave basic hat, dip it, put it on, and look ombré-dorable. Seriously, it's that easy.
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.