Tools of the Trade Tuesday Tips

Tuesday Tips: Finding the Right Hook

In order to crochet, you need to start with two things: yarn and hooks.  Without the hooks, you would basically be doing  macrame. Even a novice crocheter will quickly learn that all crochet hooks are not created equal.  Over my crochet career I have used many hooks and I will share with you my favourites (and …

Amigurumi Crochet Paid Patterns

What Does the Fox Say?

Anyone else have children who loved that song and mercilessly shouted it at the tops of their lungs until it drove your crazy? I am thankful that song has quietly faded away. Foxes have always been a favourite amigurumi of mine. Their adorableness and playful nature is perfectly captured in amigurumi. When searching for the …

Crochet Stiches & Terminology

Frogging in Crochet

If you are new to online crochet communities you have undoubtedly stumbled across someone saying they had to frog a project. Although this is an unofficial term in crochet terminology, it is commonly accepted in various social media posts and among those who crochet. In crochet, the term “frog” is a verb, meaning “to frog” …