How to crochet the wattle stitch

The wattle stitch is a great and super beginner-friendly stitch! It creates a lovely floral design with great structure which makes it an excellent choice for many projects from blankets and shawls to re-usable cotton pads and dishcloths. The even better news is that you only need to know the single and double crochet stitchesContinue reading “How to crochet the wattle stitch”

Tapestry crochet: the modified single crochet stitch

Crochet is a super versatile craft. You can experiment with different stitches, techniques and yarns. But you can also use different types of crochet, for example, Tunisian crochet, mosaic crochet or tapestry crochet. In this post, I will go over one of the most useful stitches I have come across for perfecting your tapestry crochetContinue reading “Tapestry crochet: the modified single crochet stitch”

Crochet the ruffles stitch pattern

If you love texture, you will love this crochet ruffles stitch pattern. It creates a wonderful set of overlapping ruffles for a fun and super squishy look. I recommend using a thicker yarn; for comparison, for these two swatches below I used a medium worsted weight yarn (on the right, Lion Brand Wool Ease inContinue reading “Crochet the ruffles stitch pattern”

Free pattern – Crochet Thistle Headband

If you are as excited as me about the Thistle Stitch, you will love this quick and easy headband pattern. I used acrylic yarn but you may want to try a more natural fibre especially if making this for little ones! I have adapted the Thistle Stitch to accommodate various headband sizes and also ensureContinue reading “Free pattern – Crochet Thistle Headband”