How to Crochet Afghan Clothes

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 : 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 : 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 the Afghan Tunisian stitch

Are you interested in doing a crochet project? Watch this two-part video tutorial to learn how to do the Afghan Tunisian crochet stitch. You will need some yarn and a crochet hook. Part 1 of 2 - How to Crochet the Afghan Tunisian stitch. Part 2 of 2 - How to Crochet the Afgha ...more

How To : Crochet an afghan

In this instructional video series, our expert will demonstrate how to crochet an afghan. She will demonstrate an afghan pattern and how to attach each row of crochet stitches. If you are familiar with crocheting and want to make a beautiful afghan our expert can walk you thro ...more

How To : Crochet a granny ripple afghan

This easy to follow fifteen part series will walk you through each step in how to crochet the granny ripple afghan. Row by row, and step by step you'll learn how to master the granny ripple afghan. With instructions and the proper tools you'll definitely learn the granny rippl ...more

How To : Crochet a baby ripple afghan

Watch this video demonstration on crocheting one row of a baby ripple afghan. With these visual guidelines, you can quickly accomplish the most difficult step in crocheting an afghan; the beginning. Part 1 of 2 - How to Crochet a baby ripple afghan. Part 2 of 2 - How to Croch ...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 : Crochet a Tunisian stitch or Afghan stitch

Learn all there is to learn about yarn from Naztazia... watch this video tutorial to learn how to crochet a Tunisian stitch or Afghan stitch. To complete the Tunisian or Afghan stitch, you will be using a special crochet hook called an afghan hook. The stitch creates a look t ...more

How To : Crochet a cover for a hanger with an afghan hook

Add to your crocheting skills by creating items for your home. This how to video is a crocheting tutorial that will show you how to make a cover for your hangers. Turn those ugly wire hangers from the cleaners into beautiful decorations for your closet. Part 1 of 2 - How to Cr ...more

News : Recycle from Clothing

If you have old clothing that is going to be thrown away, check it thoroughly to see what you can recycle. Save the buttons. They work well for eyes or decorations on your crochet projects. Pockets and zippers may come in handy as an embellishment. Some clothing may have uni ...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 : Crochet a 10 point star

This is a crochet super star featuring 10 points to the star. This video will take you through this crochet tutorial teaching you what to look for and how to make it. Going step by step, you will be great. This is a wonderful afghan, doily, table setting, baby mat and more. Go ...more

News : New pattern

I am coming up with a new pattern! I was working on a scrap afghan from a pattern, was inspired to make changes, I thought, "This stitch would be better and this multiple would be better," and am writing a whole new pattern!  The inspiration is a pattern in the book, Great Big ...more

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 : Knit delicate, doily patterned crochet earrings

Well this is quite the alternative crochet project. You've probably already knitted a light, hole-y Afghan, and even a long, thick crochet scarf for the winter months, but we can bet you've never even thought of crocheting your own earrings. These crochet earrings, which rese ...more

How To : Crochet a lace pineapple pattern

In this video, you'll be learning how to crochet a very beautiful lace pineapple pattern. Use this pattern as the base for an afghan blanket, a scarf, or anything your heart desires. Mikey takes you through the process step by step, so just watch the video!

News : Things that I have learned about crochet

I learned to crochet over 30 years ago. My first afghan was a red and white ripple afghan with and F hook. It took me a year to make. Today, I could make that same afghan in 10 days with and H hook. The first granny square that I was making, I was doing a hdc instead of a dc ...more

How To : Do a Tunisian knit crochet stitch

Crochet a Tunisian knit stitch with a long crochet hook. Begin with a chain of forty loops. This instructional crochet video demonstrates how to do a Tunisian knit stitch with a six row example. The Tunisian stitch is also known as the Afghan stitch, traditionally used for cro ...more

How To : Mix up your clothes to create a unique look

There's never just one way to wear a shirt. For instance, you don't have to pair your crochet top with the same pair of acid wash blue jeans EVERY time, nor do you have to pair the same gold Tiffany's pendant with its matching Tiffany's bracelet. In fact, switching around what ...more

How To : Add crochet embellishments to clothing

Un-dull your crocheted sweater with a little creativity. Adding some decorative details and features to your clothing will do wonders for fashion, and could hide unsightly holes! Embellishing with crochet can be a creative way to repair a piece of clothing, and it can add flai ...more

How To : Crochet a crinkle stitch for left handers

Expand your crocheting repertoire by learning how to crochet a crinkle stitch, which does indeed replicate fabric crinkles. With very hole-y yet tightly woven vertical lines of yarn intersection with horizontal ones, this type of stitch creates excellent warm fabric for scarve ...more

How To : Do a boxed block stitch for right handers

This crochet stitch tutorial is definitely not for beginner crocheters, as it involves a rather difficult pattern called the crochet boxed block stitch, but the results are fabulous if you're an advanced or intermediate knotter and approach the project with patience. In this ...more

How To : Crochet a single rib stitch for left handers

Are you a left-handed crochet addict who's tired of finding only right-hander oriented YouTube crochet tutorials and having to put a mirror up to the screen to get what the heck is going on? Despair no more. Mikey from Mikeyssmail is hosting this crochet tutorial featuring th ...more

How To : Do the crochet single rib stitch for right handers

A crochet single rib stitch is essentially a fancy way of saying a crochet stitch with an undulating up and down pattern. A "rib," or elevated stitch, runs across the finished piece vertically, forming an interesting pattern that can be used to accentuate scarves and mittens. ...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 : Crochet a neckline

Get an awesome tutorial from Cal of Hodge Podge clothing. This will teach you how to crochet a neckline. (Yes, it's a little complicated and you may want to reference another crochet video for pointers).

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 : Do a crochet offset V stitch for left handers

V, the masked and rather offbeat/tortured hero from the movie "V For Vendetta," had a strange obsession with a particular letter of the alphabet, embellishing all his clothing and gear with a great big letter "V." He won't be the only person obsessed with this letter once you ...more

How To : Perfect the Every Which Way crochet stitch

This stitch, called Every Which Way, can be used for sweaters, scarves, afghans or just as an embellishment for your project. This is about an intermediate stitch, so make sure you have some experience with crochet before attempting this for yourself.

How To : Crochet a crinkle stitch for right handers

Expand your crocheting repertoire by learning how to crochet a crinkle stitch, which does indeed replicate fabric crinkles. With very hole-y yet tightly woven vertical lines of yarn intersection with horizontal ones, this type of stitch creates excellent warm fabric for scarve ...more

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