Category: Tutorials & Guides
How to Assemble a Crochet Amigurumi Cube
Learn how to assemble a crochet amigurumi cube with this step by step photo tutorial. This is the foundation shape for a number of My Crochet Wish amigurumi crochet patterns.
How to Block Your Crochet Project
Learn how to block your crochet project and give your crochet projects the ‘wow’ factor. It is most useful on projects with many small identical pieces
How to Button Joint Your Amigurumi
Learning how to button joint your amigurumi is an another amazing skill to add to your crochet toolkit and will definitely give your amigurumi a more professional look.
How to Make a Magic Adjustable Ring (or Magic Circle)
Learning how to start your crochet with a magic adjustable ring is a great tool to have in your amigurumi crochet toolkit. Anything that is worked in rounds can start with a magic adjustable ring.
Choosing the right yarn weight
Most crochet patterns recommend either a specific brand of yarn to use, or they recommend a yarn weight or yarn type. The Craft Yarn Council has created a guide which details the types of yarns that fall into each category and will help you pick […]
Do you use US or UK stitch terminology?
What is your crochet language? Do you use US or UK stitch terminology? A double crochet is a different stitch depending on where you are from or how you learnt to crochet. Like many shared words between the US and the UK, just because it […]
Crochet Abbreviations (Do you speak crochet?)
Looking at a crochet pattern for the first time can be initially daunting. That’s because with all its abbreviations and symbols, it can seem like a different language. Luckily most crochet patterns use the same abbreviations, so once you start understanding the terminology, it won’t […]