Category Archives: Crochet Tutorials

Here’s where you’ll find my free crochet patterns and crochet tutorials full of fun new things to do.  I hope you enjoy them!

Front Post Stitches – 4 ways to fix the dip!

I love using front post stitches!  They create such a cool effect.  Sometimes though, the pattern you’re using may cause the front post sittiches to dip in a bit along the edge.  I’m going to show you 4 ways to overcome the dip and have nice straight edges!

Front Post Stitches – what to do about that dip?

I’m going to use an example from my new pattern Killarney Cross.  It’s a relatively simple pattern with the main feature being the cross shape on each square.  That cross is made by the use of front post stitches.

Here’s what it can look like if you just do normal front post stitches without doing anything. It might not happen for you, it will depend on your crochet style. This will tend to happen more if you are a tight crocheter like me. I did exaggerate it a bit here for demonstration purposes. You can see what I mean about the dip I am sure.  Any of the four fixes below will help you go from dipped to straight edges.

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How to read my patterns

Hi folks 🙂

I thought it was time I explained how and why I write my patterns the way I do.  I’m not talking about my designs here, I’m talking about the format – the way they’re set out and why it is like it is.

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Hanging Crochet Stars Free Pattern

Hi folks!

I’m starting to get those tingly excitement feels as Christmas is fast approaching! Yay!

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Free Finding Dory Inspired Beginner Crochet Pattern – Destiny!

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Finding Nemo was a big part of my kids’ movie watching as they were growing up.  My oldest was about 5 or 6 years old when it came out and all of my girls loved it.  We even all went as a family to watch Finding Dory at the movies when it came out, so when I was asked to create some Finding Dory themed projects, I jumped at the chance!

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Free Finding Dory Inspired Beginner Crochet Pattern – Nemo!

Hi folks!

Finding Nemo was a big part of my kids’ movie watching as they were growing up.  My oldest was about 5 or 6 years old when it came out and all of my girls loved it.  We even all went as a family to watch Finding Dory at the movies when it came out, so when I was asked to create some Finding Dory themed projects, I jumped at the chance!

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Free Finding Dory Inspired Beginner Crochet Pattern – Dory!

Hi folks!

Finding Nemo was a big part of my kids’ movie watching as they were growing up.  My oldest was about 5 or 6 years old when it came out and all of my girls loved it.  We even all went as a family to watch Finding Dory at the movies when it came out, so when I was asked to create some Finding Dory themed projects, I jumped at the chance!
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