Many people are doing blankets these days. I've noticed that searching for inspiration in knitting/crocheting groups on Facebook and in my Instagram feed. Everyone wants some additional comfort staying at home. So I decided to share my own blanket pattern for free.
In this tutorial, I'll describe continuous joining of crochet motifs that have sequences of chain stitches in the last round.
In this tutorial, I'll describe continuous joining of crochet motifs used in most of my patterns. Motifs are joined together using the join-as-you-go (JAYGO) method as you work their last row or round, no sewing required.
When I first came to the crochet circle in our school, I was awestruck: all the girls worked with charted patterns. Symbol charts looked like an alien alphabet, with all those sticks and dots and crosses. But that was only in the beginning.
Millions of people around the world choose crocheting or knitting to keep busy and sane during the quarantine. Playing with yarns, combining colors, staying focused on stitch count and pattern helps us disconnect from all that's happening around.
Only knitting keeps me sane these days.
This cowl won’t let you enjoy your favorite TV-show, consuming all your concentration. But the texture is worth it. And whenever you want your brain busy together with your hands, this is a great option.
As a freelancer living in a quiet rural neighborhood, working from home and being isolated most of the time, I don't feel much change. Except
I've been a full-time crafter for almost seven years, trying to contain two of my biggest passions - knitting/crocheting and sewing - in one place.
Yaarnen is a tiny lighthouse somewhere up north near the shores of Scandinavia. Run by a solo female keeper, it’s full of light, painted white, and jam-packed with yarn.