Learn to Crochet: Slip knot

Learn to Crochet: Slip knot

Knitting basics, Learn to Crochet

Slip knots are very useful in knitting and crochet. A slip knot is a quick way of securing a loop of yarn to a needle or hook, and is one of those knots that gets tighter the more it’s pulled. (Here’s some knot trivia: the slip knot and noose knot are very similar and are often … Read More

Learn to Crochet: Foundation Chain

Learn to Crochet: Foundation Chain

Learn to Crochet

While knitting is about rows, crochet is about chains. (Well, crochet is about rows too, but you’ll hear “chain” a lot.) Chains can be arranged in rows, or clumps, or circles. Making a chain is the base technique for most crochet. You often need to start with something called a Foundation Chain. Just as the … Read More