Crochet for Knitters – Simple Crocheted Flower

Here’s one way I like to use crochet for maximum “bang for the buck” in my knits. Written instructions for working the crocheted flower: CH 4, SL into first chain, making a ring. CH 2, 10 DC into center of ring. Close the ring by SL into the 2nd chain you made at the beginning […]

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Crochet for Knitters – Rugged Ripples Blanket

Get your free copy of the pattern HERE. Many thanks to Stephanie Gage of Spinning Colors for allowing us to use her pattern in this tutorial. Be sure to visit her shop, Spinning Colors, where she sells hand-crafted yarns. She also has other patterns on Ravelry. Info on things you’ll see in this video: The […]

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Crochet for Knitters – Spiked Edging

One of my favorite ways to work crochet into your knitting is with crocheted edgings. Here I show you how to work a spiked edge. Crochet instructions for the spiked edging: This edging looks best if you do it in a contrasting color. *Single crochet into 2 stitches, then make a “spike” by inserting your […]

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Crochet for Knitters – Picot Edging

One of my favorite ways to work crochet into your knitting is with crocheted edgings. Here I show you how to work a simple picot edging. Crochet instructions for the picot edging: Single crochet into 2 stitches, chain 3 (or 5). Insert your hook into the left leg of the first chain. Grab the yarn […]

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Crochet for Knitters – Scalloped Edge

One of my favorite ways to work crochet into your knitting is with crocheted edgings. Here I show you how to work a simple scalloped edge. Crochet instructions for the scalloped edge: Single crochet into 1 stitch, *skip 2 stitches, 5 double crochets into next stitch, skip next 2 stitches, single crochet into next stitch, […]

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Crochet for Knitters – Half-Double Crochet Stitch

Half-way in height between a single crochet and a double crochet stitch, we have the half-double stitch. A pretty, compact stitch that looks like it’s made of little fans. Information on things you’ll see in this video: The sweater on the mannequin is the Saroyan Scarf, designed by Liz Abinante. Free pattern and video tutorial. […]

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Crochet for Knitters – Double Chain Stitch

Looking for a quick alternative to knitting icord? This might be your answer! The entire Crochet for Knitters Series can be found here. More Crochet for Knitters videos in the weeks to come! Information on things you’ll see in this video: The sweater on the mannequin is the Saroyan Scarf, designed by Liz Abinante. Free […]

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Crochet for Knitters – Making a Chain Ring

A crocheted chain ring is the starting point for many different projects. For knitters, this is where we can really start to see one of the benefits of crochet (alone, and in combination with our knitting) – creating shapes in crochet is much easier than it is in knitting. The other Crochet for Knitters videos […]

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