Patterns, Tips

Summer crochet – perfect for accessories and homewares

Are you one of those people who crochets more in summer? Some of us definitely get our hooks out more in the summer months. There are a number of reasons for this. One is that crochet goes so well with cotton or other summer yarns. There is something very satisfying about the crisp stitches in… Continue reading Summer crochet – perfect for accessories and homewares

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Tips

Tips for keeping your crochet straight

One question we are asked a lot is: “Why does my crochet go wiggly?” This is usually because you have either made too many or too few stitches in a row or ended it in the wrong place – or possibly both. One thing people find difficult when starting to crochet is knowing where to… Continue reading Tips for keeping your crochet straight

Patterns, Yarn

Crochet is more fashion than granny

The so-called crochet “granny-square” was the talk of social media fashionistas in the past few weeks after Gigi Hadid was photographed in a crocheted Rosetta Getty coat ( pictured top left). Suddenly a technique often declared twee is the first love of fashion editors. And it is not the only high fashion outing for the crochet… Continue reading Crochet is more fashion than granny