6 Gifts For The Crocheter Who Has Everything

We all know someone who crochets right? If it’s not you, it’s probably a good friend or family member. Sometimes we crafty people like to buy crafty gifts for others too! Do you ever find its hard to pick the perfect gift for a crocheter? Frankly, we all love yarn, but probably have every size…

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8 Smile Worthy Crochet Hooks to Brighten Your Day

We crocheters adore our hooks! Besides yarn, they are the most essential tool to crochet.  There is something about grabbing your project, favorite hook, and a spot on the couch to mellow out after a long day. I don’t know about you, but when I see my hooks, my face lights up! While I love all…

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These Wooden Crochet Hooks are Straight Up Magical!

These Wooden Crochet Hooks from the Happy Crochet Hooks Shop are my absolute favorite hooks to use. They are lightweight, comfortable, and best of all they look like they belong in the Wizarding World. But if these hooks were the property of some of our favorite Harry Potter characters, who would the owners be? Take…

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Bates vs Boye Hooks…Which Should You Use?

This has been an on-going debate since the beginning of crochet history…Susan Bates or Boye? I don’t know many people who use both brands. You generally choose one and are loyal to the brand for life. So what is the difference? If you are just starting out, which should you choose? WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? BOYE HOOKS…

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5 Crochet Hacks That Will Give You More Crochet Time

If you are the type of person who has multiple WIPs going at any moment, a set of lettered stitch markers is a must. When you are ready to put away your project, simply mark it with the letter of the hook you used. When you return to that project, you will easily remember the…

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5 Perfect Gifts for Moms That Crochet

It can be difficult to find the perfect gift for a mom, especially if she crochets. There are so many hooks and so many types of yarn that sometimes the task can be overwhelming! You KNOW she wants crochet notions or yarn but her tastes are very specific. Here are 5 perfect gifts that your…

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Stitch Marker Review

I have enough stitch markers to last me a lifetime (this isn’t even a third of my stash!). Why do I need so many? Different shapes and sizes have different uses. There are pros and cons to any kind of stitch marker so go ahead and get yourself one (at least!) of each kind and…

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How to Choose a Crochet Hook – Tips From the Designers

There is a great divide in the crochet world: Boye vs. Bates hooks. Which brand do you prefer? The best way to choose a hook is just to test as many as possible and see what feels best in your hands and with your grip. So what’s the difference? Here are a few critiques: Boye…

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Huggable Amigurumi Book Review

When I first received my copy of Huggable Amigurumi by Shannen Nicole Chua, I skimmed through the pages and glanced at each of the designs. Many of them popped out at me because of their creativity and uniqueness. I was immediately impressed. But as I got to the end of the book and read the…

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Organizing Your Craft Supplies

Written by:  Eileen Troemel You’ve just returned from the craft store with bags full of great deals on yarn, books, and other crafting items. The euphoria of the shopping and getting deals is waning as you look at your craft space and wonder where you’re putting it all. While yarn is squishy, you still need a place…

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