EDIT: This post has been updated to include the printable dictionary page. Sorry about that! The second stitch of the stitch dictionary is the puff stitch. The puff stitch is a beautifully textured stitch that creates (unsurprisingly) puffs in your fabric. They are usually separated by a chain to close the puff - this is… Continue reading HY&C Stitch #2
Hi guys! I hope you're having a great weekend and have gotten some crochet time in! Today I'm bringing you a free pattern for a small towel that is great for the dad who loves to golf or grill! It is about 7" x 12" and only uses about 100 yards of cotton yarn. If… Continue reading Father’s Day is almost here!
I hope you're doing well this weekend and have gotten some crochet time in. If you haven't, or if you want a little more, this is the perfect pattern. It's quick and has great texture. The texture means it's very good at scrubbing and exfoliating! I don't know what the name of this stitch is… Continue reading Washcloth #10 ~ Rena Washcloth
Hi there! I have some exciting news I've been keeping to myself. (And it's been so hard!!!) I've done a guest blog post for HanJan Crochet! Hannah was lovely to work with and extremely supportive. The post is on the ubiquitous granny square and its history. It was surprisingly interesting to research and write. You… Continue reading Guest Post for HanJan Crochet!
Hi there! This week's free washcloth pattern is called "Yellow Checks". This quick pattern only uses the single crochet, double crochet, and the chain stitch, so even if you're a beginner, you can make this washcloth! If you'd like to use this stitch for something other than a washcloth you can! Just chain a multiple… Continue reading Washcloth #9 ~ Yellow Checks
This year I am releasing a washcloth pattern every two weeks (or so) that will teach you a new stitch. Some will be lacy and others will be more solid. I will be posting the list here so you can find them all in one place. Make sure to bookmark this page so you can… Continue reading Washcloth Collection 2021
The first stitch of the stitch dictionary is going to be the lemon peel stitch. This stitch is also called the griddle stitch or the up and down stitch. It creates a solid bumpy fabric that is great for blankets or bags. What projects are you thinking of using this stitch in? Tell us below!… Continue reading HY&C Stitch #1
I am passionate about teaching new crochet stitches and skills. In that spirit I am beginning a stitch dictionary! Each month on the third Tuesday I will add a stitch. Each page will include the name, alternate names that I know of, the multiple, ideal projects, a picture, and a swatch pattern. When you're done… Continue reading HY&C Stitch Dictionary
Hi there! This week's free washcloth pattern is called "Spring Windows" because the yarn reminds me of spring. This is a super easy pattern and only uses a few stitches. The pattern would also make a great lightweight blanket for the spring. I hope you enjoy it! If you are interested in using this stitch… Continue reading Washcloth #8 ~ Spring Windows
Good morning! I hope you have lots of fun and relaxation planned for the weekend. This pattern creates a very large washcloth although I plan to use it as a hand towel. My testers didn't get the same size as me so maybe yours won't be quite so big. If you'd like to make it… Continue reading Washcloth #7 ~ Paris Stitch