Quick Locking Stitch Markers = Crochet Shawls’ BFF Counting is important. Arguably in life, but definitely in crochet. Unlike with its knitting sister with her handy needle which holds all live stitches in a tidy row, crochet’s stitches are never “live” — and also, less uniformly in place.
A trend from the early aughts is back in the knitting and crochet worlds, only this time with a slightly different name. Back in 2005, Ponytail Beanies hit the stitching community.
Last week I streamed live on Facebook to show viewers the scoop on one of Clover’s latest, new items: the Hair Pin Lace Tool.
The most morose month of the year is almost upon us, so let us celebrate with something sinister! This week we’re using a Clover Amour Hook and chunky yarn to make crocheted skull coasters for the dastardly drinkers among us. Granny crochet stripes take a terrifying turn when colors are changed mid-round to highlight the skeleton…
Where I live in Austin, disposable plastic grocery bags have been outlawed, so I bring my own bags with me when I shop. From heavy duty paper and plastic, to canvas and nylon, there are of course countless reusable options to purchase.
I may be crafty, but the only thing in the garden I can craft is the certain demise of any foliage that meets my black-thumbed grasp. And yet, I can’t help feel smitten by the promise of Spring and all of its floral glory!