How to Bind Off (Crocheting)?

Answer The term "bind off" is used where a pattern requires that an item being crocheted is shaped in a certain area, such as an armhole. When your crochet pattern asks you to "bind off", here is what is ... Read More »

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Instructions for Crocheting Dog Sweaters?

While smaller dogs have more of a reputation or tendency to get cold during the winter months, in truth, dog sweaters can be made for dogs of any size. A hand-crocheted dog sweater makes a great pr... Read More »

What is felting in crocheting?

Felting in crocheting is when an item made of animal fiber is shrunk using soap, water and heat, such as in a washing machine. When the fibers shrink, they lock together, making the piece of croche... Read More »

What does HDC mean in crocheting?

The abbreviation "HDC" stands for "half double crochet" stitch in crochet patterns. A half double crochet stitch is taller than a single crochet, but shorter than a double crochet. Each of these st... Read More »

Crocheting Instructions for Men's Slippers?

Crochet slippers are warm and cozy---and perfect for the men in your life. Using little effort and an easy pattern, you can whip up these slippers in no time and make a quick and thoughtful last-mi... Read More »