Crochet Around a Blanket

How To : Make a fleece blanket with crocheted edges

If you would like to crotchet around the edges of a fleece blanket you will need a fleece blanket, yarn and a hook. You will first need to clip holes in the blanket with a slip stitch blade. These wholes will distinguish where the crotchet chains will go around the fleece blan ...more

How To : Make a standard blanket from crocheting

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a standard blanket from crocheting. First, you will start your crochet by positioning the material into your hand. Then, you will need to tuck in between your ring and middle finger and around the others. The fingers will control the tens ...more

How To : Make a crocheted edge fleece blanket

Crocheting is a hobby that has been around for years and years. It's a very useful practice that can be used to make material that is necessary like blankets or shirts. In this video tutorial, you'll find out howt o make a crocheted edge fleece blanket using this easy to follo ...more

How To : Start a crochet blanket

Watch this instructional crochet video to start a crochet blanket. Begin with a loose chain until you've reached the desired length. The process of changing rows is one of the most difficult tasks when starting a crochet blanket. Follow these clear guidelines to avoid unnecess ...more

How To : Crochet a blanket with the wavy shell stitch

Lets create a blanket from scratch using only the wavy shell stitch. This crochet how-to video is an example of how to crochet a blanket out of the wavy shell stitch only using three colors. Go as large as you need to and as big as you want with the crocheted blanket. The colo ...more

How To : Make a crochet granny square blanket

Babies, unsurprisingly, are extremely fragile their first few months on earth, and so need the best care necessary to help adjust them to living outside their mother's snug womb. While mothers can't always be at their babies' sides to cuddle and reassure them (though most babi ...more

How To : Crochet a light star baby blanket for left handers

Remember baby Maggie from "The Simpsons" and the adorable Christmas tree-shaped star bodysuit to Lisa's sax recital? Babies look cute in almost anything but somehow wrapping them up in star-shaped blankets/costumes puts them at their cutest. Watch this video to learn how to c ...more

How To : Crochet a Catherine Wheel stitch blanket

This video tutorial demonstrates how to crochet a Catherine Wheel stitch blanket. Stitching a Catherine Wheel takes more time than other crochet patterns, but it is well worth it. As seen here, it is possible to crochet two colors of yarn as one to re-enforce the rainbow grada ...more

How To : Crochet a corded ridge hexagon blanket

This corded ridge hexagon pattern can be repeated may times to create a large scale blanket. Follow along with the step by step guide in this video to get the pattern. Watch this video crocheting tutorial and learn how to make a corded ridge hexagon blanket. Part 1 of 5 - How ...more

How To : Crochet a thick fuzzy baby blanket

This film shows how to make a thick fuzzy baby blanket using crochet. The presenter takes some soft red wool and starts using a simple chain stitch. You need a basic knowledge of the stitches before you start. Then you chain stitch three more times before double crocheting, wr ...more

How To : Crochet the start of a wavy shell pattern blanket

Follow these crochet guidelines to start a wavy shell pattern crochet blanket. This pattern is only a two row pattern. You can use three colors to make it appear unique and interesting. The beginning is the most difficult part, but once mastered, this crochet pattern is decept ...more

How To : Make Fringe

There will be times when you will want to add FRINGE to your work. Scarves, blankets, shawls, etc., sometimes look better with FRINGE added. Here's a simple way to make FRINGE: Cut a piece of cardboard a little longer than the length of FRINGE you want. Wind yarn around car ...more

How To : Crochet the ends of a granny square

Watch this instructional crochet video to finish off the basics of a granny square. Once mastered, this process moves fairly quickly. A granny square blanket is popular because this crochet method is both engaging and fast paced. Once you can crochet around a corner, many of y ...more

How To : Do a crochet stitch A pattern for summer

Any good crochet artist will tell you that most crochet patterns can be mastered more easily simply by sticking to one color yarn. Once you begin adding different colors to the same stitch, it becomes an integrative process as well as a learning one. The multiple for this pro ...more

How To : Make a swirled crochet Afghan for left handers

For those of you who are knitting beginners, an Afghan may sound difficult but it's actually just a fancy schmancy term for a crochet blanket. The blanket's texture varies according to your choosing, from thick wool yarn to light and airy summertime yarn. If the very pretty p ...more

How To : Crochet a large purple swirled Afghan

For those of you who are knitting beginners, an Afghan may sound difficult but it's actually just a fancy schmancy term for a crochet blanket. The blanket's texture varies according to your choosing, from thick wool yarn to light and airy summertime yarn. If the very pretty p ...more

How To : Do a crochet Boucan pattern stitch for Afghans

Is your pregnant friend having a baby shower soon? Forget the gift baskets full of teensy baby clothes and pacifiers and all the other cliche gifts you can give your pal. Rather, take both mother and child into account when gifting and create a large Afghan blanket. Watch thi ...more

How to Knit a Scarf & Cap : All in One

Winter. Below zero temperatures. You go out to run some errands, in and out of warm stores all the time. Doesn’t it bother you that you continually have to take you cap off and put it on again before going outside? Well, now it won’t anymore. This scarf and cap is an original ...more

How To : Crochet a reggae rasta style slouchy hat

Reggae berets have been around and popular since the days of Bob Marley, but when chanteuse Gwen Stefani started sporting these for her solo tour and integrating rasta patterns into her clothing line, L.A.M.B, the rasta print become near uniform for admiring girls across the c ...more

How To : Make a crochet super star afghan for a baby

Baby clothes and accessories are the cutest around: delicate polka dotted bibs, fuzzy knitted booties, and of course perfectly cozy knitted Afgans to cover them up as the get their first ZZZs. In this tutorial, master crocheter Mikey crochets his way through the starting of a ...more

How To : Crochet a fuzzy panda amigurumi

Tammy Snow will teach you how to brush your crochet to make your panda fuzzy. Take your finished crocheted head piece and fold it in half. Brush the head with a pull and lift action with your dog slicker brush. After brushing one way, turn the piece around and repeat brushing ...more

How To : Crochet a headband for winter

In this video, we learn how to crochet a headband for winter. You will need yarn and a size 10 crochet hook to do this. To start, make a slipknot, then hook your needle into it. Start making a simple chain stitch, after you finish this row, stick your needle into the first sti ...more

How To : Make Fringe for a Scarf

Sometimes you will want to add fringe to your knitted scarves. Follow the steps below for an easy way to make fringe. Wind the yarn around cardboard about the length you want, as above. Cut at one end. Fold the strands in half. and pull through the scarf using a crochet hook. ...more

How To : Embroider the blanket stitch on crocheted projects

Add an even more personal touch to your crocheted projects. This how to video is a tutorial on how to embroider crochet projects with the blanket stitch. This stitch is typically used to embroider cloth, but you can embroider just about anything.

How To : Crochet a color change with a Tunisian stitch

Watch this instructional crocheting video to crochet a color change on an Afghan or Tunisian style crochet blanket. Use a large crochet needle and several different colors of yarn. These clear visual guidelines allow you to switch colors of yarn on your crochet project quickly ...more

How To : Crochet a granny square color change

Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a color change within a granny square pattern. These visuals make crocheting easy to understand. The granny square is more complex than the open work stitch, but once you can crochet around a corner and switch colors within a p ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed basket

Materials Needed: - Use a Size K Crochet Hook - 2 strands of 4 Ply Yarn Round 1: Start with the Chain 4, then join and wrap. Pull a loop up. Work 12-Full Size Half Double loops through the loop. Then join in the beginning Half Double crochet. Round 2: Start with a chain (1 loo ...more

How To : Master the basic crochet steps

Start by making a loop around the needle. Next you grab the yarn string with the needle hook and pull it back through the loop. It should now be around the needle shaft. Do the same thing again, grab and pull through. When you have done as many as you want, turn the crochet ar ...more

How To : Start crocheting a beanie

In this video, we learn how to start a beanie. During this, you will increase the number of single crochet stitches in a chain. Start off with a chain three, then join them by crocheting a single stitch in the first stitch you made. Do this by pushing the hook through and pull ...more

How To : Read crochet instructions

Crochet instructions are the linguistics of crochet. Crochet instructions normally come in the form of crochet patterns for example crochet baby blanket. Learn how to understand them by watching this video.

How To : Crochet a scarf with the ripple stitch

Lets create a blanket from scratch using only the ripple stitch. These crochet how-to videos are an example of how to crochet a blanket solely out of the ripple stitch. Go as large as you need to and as big as you want with the crocheted blanket. The colors and size is up to y ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed sun beam granny square

make a left handed sun beam granny square crochet in minutes! 1. Prepare the materials, two different yarn colors are needed. 2. Start off with a chain 1 stitch. 3. Make a half double crochet through a chain 4 stitch (12x)4. Work another chain 1 stitch5. Make 2 half double cro ...more

How To : Crochet a Cord for a Drawstring

For the knitted purses pictured above, as well as other knitted items requiring a drawstring, like a cinch sack, you will need to know how to crochet the drawstring cord. Watch the video for instructions, and check out the brief steps below. Demonstration on how to crochet a c ...more

How To : Crochet the half-double stitch

Crochet the half-double stitch with these easy steps and achieve that beautiful design you've been longing for. Insert your crochet hook to the two loops found at the end of your cross stitch. Yarn over your stitch and make three loops wrapped around the crochet hook. Always c ...more

How To : Knit a button loop

Berroco knit bits shows how to knit a button loop easily within minutes. 1) Thread a tapestry needle with a 18-24″ piece of yarn. 2) Knot the end of the yarn and insert the needle where you want your first button loop. 3) Make a second stitch an inch or so away from the ...more

How To : Crochet a second line in a project

Learn to crochet with these how-to videos. Once you have crocheted one row you can two, or three rows. Crochet a towel, a blanket, or anything longer. Watch and learn how to finish crocheting a first line and move on to the second one.

How To : Crochet a scalloped crochet edge

This crocheting how-to video shows you how to add a scalloped crocheted edge to your next dishcloth, loomed or knitted project. This scalloped edge is worked in two rows, the first row all around is just single crochet. The next row will be your pattern that makes the scallope ...more

How To : Build a crochet style tent-bed for your pet

Crochet a cool house-tent for your little homeless friends. This instructional video will walk you through a super simple pet project. Whether you're out to craft dwellings for a dog, cat, pig, or free-range snake, this tutorial demonstrates how to build and combine all the ne ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed dainty angel

In this video, we learn how to crochet a left handed dainty angel. Use a size H 5mm crochet hook. Add a slipknot to the crochet hook, then chain three, join, and chain one. After this, work 6 single crochet through the center of the chain three. Next, join two single crochet f ...more

How To : Crochet baby socks

This video is one of a series of steps involved in crocheting cute woolen baby socks. In the beginning of this step, which is in fact step number seven, the shape of the baby socks can already be seen quite clearly. Use yarn or woolen thread of the thickness and color of your ...more

How To : Make a holiday lace ornament with thread crochet

This is a great craft project to dress up your plain Christmas tree ornaments! Take a basic round holiday ornament, measure it, and then use some sturdy white thread to crochet a lace cover with beaded flowers around it. A beautiful addition to any tree!

How To : Do an I Cord Bind Off

An I CORD BIND OFF is a useful technique to know. It makes a nice edging for a pocket or around a potholder or blanket. Here's what an I CORD BIND OFF looks like: How to Do an I Cord Bind Off Cast on 3 extra stitches at the beginning of the row. K 2 stitches. K next 2 sts ...more

How To : Crochet using two threads as one

Using two threads at the same time doubles the density, weight, and adds really cool randomized colors for a sharp looking blanket. This instructional crochet video allows you to use two threads as one to make a more random looking pattern within the larger design of the blanket.

How To : Join a crochet round left-handed

In this video, we learn how to join a crochet round left-handed. First, join with the top level of the crochet. After this, half double crochet of the shell and join with the beginning of the shell. Now, join with the beginning of the double crochet. Go around to the beginning ...more

How To : Crochet a cross stitch

Cross Stitching isn't for impatient people. Watch this instructional crochet video to master the cross stitch. The cross stitch creates a satisfying three dimensional look and a warmer sweater or blanket. This crochet process also takes much longer than standard crocheting, so ...more

How To : Make a no sew tied fleece blanket

Want to get started in the world of blanket making but don't know how to sew? No sweat. There are ways to get around sewing to make a very cool no-sew fleece blanket through just knots and ties alone. Learn how to create an awesome gift for your loved ones this winter with hel ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed air freshener angel cover

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a left handed air freshener angel cover. Start out with a chain one, then pull the loop up. After this, work 16 half double crochet through the loop and then join with the beginning half double crochet. Next, do a chain one and pull th ...more

How To : Left-hand crochet a Valentine puffy heart

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a left-hand crochet Valentine's puffy heart. You will need: a size G crochet hook and yarn. Start by working a chain of three then forming a loop and doing a chain one. After this, work 9 single crochets through the center of the ring. Ne ...more

How To : Crochet patterns

Changing patterns is easy once you get the simple basic stitch idea in your mind. With consistency, you can complete a large blanket without trouble. Watch this instructional crochet video for some advice on how to count out stitches with a complex crochet pattern.

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