star stitch crochet tutorial

star stitch crochet tutorial

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook you’ll have seen the cotton face cloths I’ve been making for my friend Anna’s business Salamanca Skincare Co. She commissioned two designs, one of which uses star stitch (to great effect if I do say so myself!). Star stitch is...
Crochet colour change trick

Crochet colour change trick

How to change colours neatly in the middle of a row There are a few different ways to change colour in crochet, depending on the location of the new colour and its purpose, and whether you’re working in rows or in the round. Here’s a little trick for when you need to...
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Just a quick post today to let you know that I now have a newsletter! The regular email contains news and updates on what’s going on behind the scenes here at Little Button Blue including advance notice of new products, early access to special sales events, free...
How to read crochet patterns

How to read crochet patterns

So you’re getting the hang of some simple crochet stitches, managing to handle the hook and yarn OK and making some squares or scarves that don’t look too shabby. (Hooray!) Now you’re ready to tackle an actual pattern – you’ve found a picture of something you’d like...
UK vs US crochet terminology

UK vs US crochet terminology

Same same but different Did you know there are different names for the same type of crochet stitches and sizes of crochet hooks and wool? Just like there is British English and American English, there are different versions of the same language for crochet. What makes...