By Nicki Byrnes November 2, 2022 If this basket was a person, she would be loads of fun with a touch of glam! But unlike her persona, she is actually very low maintenance. The most distinctive part of this basket is the faux fur, which is used to add trim and create the pompoms. IContinue reading “How to Make Pompoms with Only a Crochet Hook & Faux Fur Yarn”
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Where to Start When Learning to Crochet
If you want to learn to crochet, a huge unknown is where to begin. There is an overwhelming amount of videos and articles online to reference, so how do you choose? What step is the first to learn? What exactly are you supposed to be doing with your hands? Is that teacher demonstrating a properContinue reading “Where to Start When Learning to Crochet”
When the Star [Stitches] Align: Exciting News!
By Nicki Byrnes September 26, 2022 A chunky beanie I designed years ago is a crowd pleaser. It’s warm, cozy, cute, and goes with everything. So when my local football team, the Cincinnati Bengals, went to the Super Bowl last year and apparel was hard to find, I decided to adapt my favorite hat accordingly.Continue reading “When the Star [Stitches] Align: Exciting News!”
How I Learned to Crochet – and You Can Too
It occurred to me the teaching process is overly complicated and outdated, not taking advantage of modern technology and learning methods. So many people have a desire to learn something like crochet or knitting, but find it too intimidating, don’t know where to start, and either never start or give up too quickly. I want to clear that up and show you there is an easier way to learn.