This is just a quickie post, for those who are curious how the basic stitches compare to one another: From left to right, we have a triple crochet, a double crochet, a half double crochet (which will be the subject of lesson 7) and a single crochet. It's not only the height of the stitches,… Continue reading Stitch Height Comparison
Happy Friday, Friends! Now that we're advancing in our tutorials and using more terminology, I thought perhaps a dedicated post noting the differences you might encounter in crochet patterns might be in order. I don't want to just give you a list of definitions, which isn't going to be incredibly helpful (particularly since a number… Continue reading US/UK Crochet Terminology
As I've mentioned a few times on this blog, a large part of my "vision" (excuse the pretension in my use of that word) for Maddy Crochets is to make crochet accessible to everyone. There are a lot of things in the world that require substantial resources to begin, and crochet is really not one… Continue reading My vision and supporting this blog
Guys, there was a yarn sale at my local craft store today: I may have a problem. Soon, I will have a new wrap tunic and a super Secret Project for my favourite lady. But nevertheless a problem. You're all yarn hoarders too, right? ... right? Be happy, healthy, safe, and have an amazing weekend!… Continue reading Random Friday Post
My friends, I am awfully, terribly, no-goodly sick today, with all the loss of mental acuity that comes with being awfully, terribly, no-goodly sick. Boo. And so, in lieu of our usual "Maddy Recommends" Thursday post, I offer instead a survey. Like virtually everyone who crochets, I'm in the process of developing some patterns of… Continue reading Survey:what sort of patterns are you looking for?
Happy Friday! This thing right here I'm working on is making me especially happy this particular Friday, but more on that next week! So soft. So brown and blue and pretty. I can't wait until it's done! Anyway, that's a whole other post. Today I thought I'd talk about the publishing schedule, plans for this… Continue reading Plans and Plans and Plans
I'm still in the process of setting all this up, but I wanted to take a moment and welcome future readers to my blog (welcome, people of the future!) and to wish anyone who trips across this a happy new year! This will soon be a place full of tutorials, links to free patterns and… Continue reading Welcome and Happy New Year!