Friday December 6, 2013
The single crochet stitch is one of the first stitches that beginning crocheters learn how to do. As soon as you've learned the chain stitch and the single crochet stitch, believe it or not, you can jump into crocheting some fun projects.
Sure, you'll eventually want to learn how to do more crochet stitches, but in the meanwhile you just need the basics to crochet most of the easy single crochet patterns on this list. I hope you'll enjoy them.
Thursday December 5, 2013
Scrap Afghan Square With Color Blocks - Photo © Michael Solovay
Do you have bunches of scraps and bits of leftover yarn cluttering up your space? If so, this scrap afghan square pattern is a great way to use it all up.
If you only have a little bit of scrap yarn, that's OK, you can still put this pattern to good use. You could use the squares to create a pillow or smaller project. Or, you could combine scrap yarn with purchased yarn to make your afghan.
Or, you could make just a square or two, and donate the squares to charity. Here are some suggestions for that:
Wednesday December 4, 2013
Snowman Craft Project - Photo © Amy Solovay
This fun snowman project is Christmas-appropriate, but you won't have to put it away when December is over with. I made my sample project with dollar store craft supplies; it's a cute decorating idea that doesn't cost much to put together.
More Snowman Patterns and Craft Ideas
Check out more free snowman patterns and craft ideas. You'll find a wide variety of different crochet patterns and craft instructions for making your own snowmen -- without getting cold!
Tuesday December 3, 2013