Stitch up a triangular wrap 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!
Most knitters will tell you that having a good project bag is essential — you can store all the necessary needles, notions and, you know, the actual knitting, so that when you're ready to stitch everything is ready and waiting. Plus, if you have multiple WIPs (works in progress), keeping each one in its own bag is the key to staying organized. And while you could buy a project bag (and there are tons of cute ones out there), we're all makers here — so why not stitch up a few of your own?
If you dream of being a plant lady but weren't blessed with a green thumb, we'd like to introduce you to your new BFF: the amigurumi snake plant. This friendly little fella doesn't care what color your thumbs are, as long as they can hold a crochet hook.
Most people start crocheting with a square, which makes sense: squares are simple, straightforward and easy. But hexagons are all those things, too. If you can make a chain stitch and a double crochet, you're in business. We say break out of the box and mix up your motifs. These three hexagons deserve some time on your hook.
With its subtle shaping and super simple texture, this crochet headband is your perfect project. Wear it with the button in front for a turban twist, or keep the button in the back for more a traditional look. Really, there's no wrong way to wear it.
Raffia yarn plus Tunisian crochet may just be our favorite summer combo. This go-to clutch is lightweight (thanks, raffia!), but can also hold all the essentials for a night on the town. Make one to go with every outfit, because of course you should.
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.
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, use this guide to pick up basic techniques and tips. By the time you're done, 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.