Triangle Granny

Granny Square Variation This triangle granny square variation is a little more challenging than most. It requires the crocheter to know how to do some double and triple clusters. The results are very unique. I am sure you will enjoy making this one! I like to make blankets with alternating solid and 2 to 4 color triangles for a unique…

Yarn-Bombing…

Not Cool Yarn-Bombing is the act of covering objects in yarn using either crochet or knit. It is usually unexpected items, such as trees, benches, lamps, bicycles, and other items. There have bombardments inside, but mostly one finds them outside. It turns the landscape into a colorful wonderland. Typically the events have been to raise awareness for some cause or…

Yarn Fibers

craftedbytw.com pile of yarn

As a crocheter and a crafter I use a lot of yarn. I never really gave the type of fiber I was using much thought as I use what works for my project, whether it be cotton or acrylic yarns. I sometimes use what I call Artisan yarns, those made in small batches from hobby farms. My main focus as…

Crochet Hook

One cannot crochet without the hook. I know “Thank you Captain Obvious”. Its funny though, I have spent decades crocheting and never gave too much thought to the hook. My main concerns were the hook size and how it felt in my hand. I have recently learned, however, that there is more to a crochet hook than that. ANATOMY There…