If you're drawn to colorful variegated yarns, you've probably discovered that they aren't as easy to work with as you might have thought. This brief guide will help you understand how to get the very best out of the money you spend on multicolored yarns.
A Bonus: A few of our readers have also shared their secrets for success with variegated yarn. If you need all the help you can get with variegated yarn, you'll definitely want to see what they have to say.
Yes, I know, combining multiple variegated yarns probably sounds like a crazy idea. And it IS crazy, if you don't do it right. You can end up with a big mess if you overlook some of the simple "do's" and "don'ts" that I've discussed in this handy guide.
On the other hand, some of my most outstanding crochet projects have been made using these ideas, and I hope you'll also have similarly spectacular results when you apply them to your own crochet work.
We all know what "easy" means, right? Easy means easy! And we do like things to be easy, don't we?
But, what distinguishes an "easy pattern" from a "beginner pattern" or an "intermediate pattern"? That's where I'm going with this new article. I thought it would be nice to clarify the differences, so when you see a skill level rating of "easy" attached to one of my crochet patterns, you'll now have a little bit better of an idea what to expect.
Twinkie Chan has been a busy lady! She has posted several new free crochet patterns -- including a shawl, an ice-cream cone / sherbet-inspired pillow, and some small cracker-inspired goldfish. Cute, cute stuff. If you haven't already seen these projects, I think you'll really want to check 'em out.