Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Things that I have stumbled upon along the way that I have found make life easier.

Pom poms: either you love them or you hate them. Make pom poms out of yarn or with faux fur like these. You can use a traditional pom pom maker or toilet paper rolls or a fork, or chair legs or … Continue reading

Link | Posted on by | Tagged | Leave a comment

2 Days

Turned out that the slime completely cleared in 2 days.

Posted in Tips and Tricks | Tagged | Leave a comment

Slime Test

This is all the same batch of slime. The stuff on the right hasn’t been touched. The stuff on the left has been played with pretty extensively. I’m curious to see how well the slime returns to it’s original state. … Continue reading

Posted in Tips and Tricks | Tagged | Leave a comment

Don’t Be Afraid to Experiment

There are no “crochet police,” and nothing tragic will happen to you if an experiment fails. Practice and experimentation are two of the best ways to break out of beginner status. Consider some simple experiments. Substitute colors in a pattern. Choose different … Continue reading

Posted in Tips and Tricks | Tagged | Leave a comment

Weaving in the Ends

Weaving in the ends of your projects is one of the most important things in crochet. It’s not just about getting rid of the hangy bits. It’s also about ensuring that the ends are locked in so that the project … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Tips and Tricks | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Too Scratchy?

Once you’ve got your project made: Step 1: Rinse in cold water Step 2: Shampoo thoroughly, rinse twice Step 3: Working in sections, saturate entire piece with hair conditioner Step 4: Let sit in cool water for over an hour … Continue reading

Posted in Tips and Tricks | Tagged , | Leave a comment

How to series: Curly Hair | Mia’s Atelier

Link | Posted on by | Tagged , | Leave a comment

18 Easy Crochet Stitches You Can Use for Any Project – Ideal Me

Link | Posted on by | Tagged | Leave a comment

Adding a Zipper

Image | Posted on by | Tagged | Leave a comment

Stitches 2

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , | Leave a comment