Crochet Graph Pattern-making Tutorial
Bonus post! A few years ago, a friend asked me to crochet him a blanket with the Penn State logo on it. I’m ALWAYS a sucker for a challenge and I set out to find a way to do it. After a lot o…
Selling Your Crochet Series- Part One - Cre8tion Crochet
The Selling Your Crochet series is designed for anyone who wants to start, or already owns, their own crochet business. Whether you are just starting out or need to improve sales for a business you already have, this is the guide for you. This series will be broken down into many parts. I will create [...]
What is Aran Weight Yarn?
Aran weight yarn is a medium-heavy weight yarn that is similar to worsted weight. Aran is referenced more outside of the U.S. and we'll explain why and more.
How to Graph!
Or the long title: Learn how to Graph from the Newbie!! Yesterday I blogged about how I learned to create my own graphs! This mostly works with any image, but for pictures you may need to edit those to Rasterize them. Rasterize means : convert (an image) into pixels. So that’s not a great definition, but it looks very pixelated. Anyways for this tutorial I used Excel 2007 (check out OpenOffice if you don't have Microsoft Office)and Photoshop CS 5.1(you can use GIMP if you don't have…
How to Write a Crochet Pattern, Part 1: The Front Matter
Want to write up outstanding instructions for your crochet designs? Here's how to write a crochet pattern.
How to Write a Crochet Pattern: Kate Atherley on Setting Expectations
This guest post by technical editor Kate Atherley is part of an in-depth series on how to write an outstanding crochet pattern. In addition to designing her own knitwear patterns and serving as the lead tech editor at Knitty.com, Kate has written an incredibly useful book called Pattern Writing for Knit Designers. She and I…