Types of Crochet

Types of Crochet

  by Alison Stapleton Entrelac crochet Entrelac crochet is a method of working on the side of previously crocheted pieces. The rows go in different directions and not just straight up. It creates an interesting piece and is strong. This method is usually done...

Tension and Gauge Swatches

Make your garment the same size as the pattern intended Gauge swatches are usually made 4” or 10cm square. They are used to check your tension. The pattern will tell you which hook and yarn to use, but in the real world we often reach for some wool that we have to...
Crochet Hooks

Crochet Hooks

 by Alison Stapleton Crochet Hook Sizes Crochet hooks are measured in different sizes and the two types of measurement are metric and imperial. Metric Size Hooks (UK) Metric hook sizes are measured in millimeters (mm). This refers to the diameter of the hook. Such as:...