Crochet Topics

Crochet is a fun, relaxing needlecraft done with a hooked needle. This popular craft has been around for century and is used to create beautiful home decorations, fashions and more. Do you need crochet supplies? Try one of our affiliates and enjoy the convenience of having the merchandise delivered to your home.

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Learn to Crochet - Video Tutorials

This video tutorials are helpful tools for learning crochet basics and crochet advanced techniques.

Crochet Basics

Learn how to crochet with these crochet tutorials, crochet lessons and basic crochet information.

Crochet - Left-Handed Crochet

Do you want to learn to crochet but think it is not possible because you are left-handed? These site can help you learn how to crochet left-handed - tutorials, instructions, lessons and more.

Crochet Abbreviations and Terms

Here you will find abbreviations for crochet stitches, cheat sheets, and crochet terms to help you follow a crochet pattern with confidence.

Crochet Advanced Procedures

Advanced crocheting techniques. These crochet articles will help.

**If you are looking for something a little different to try using your crochet skills, why not check out cro-tatting?

Crochet Apps

Find many helpful apps for crocheters to use on your iPhone or iPad. Stitch counters, patterns, pattern generators and teaching apps available.

Crochet Conversion Charts & Calculators

Free online conversion charts and calculators for crochet, including yarn yardages, hook, and knitting to crochet pattern conversions.

Finishing & Embellishments

Learn how to finish and embellish a crochet project with a professional look. Blocking, edgings, joining, starching and embellishment ideas are all discussed in these articles on finishing crochet items.

Crochet Stitches

How to make crochet stitches from the basic crochet stitches to advanced crochet stitches.

Crochet Tips

Helpful crochet tips and hints. If you have a creative tip on crocheting, please visit our contact page and email the crochet tip or crochet hint to us.

Crochet Tools & Accessories

Learn about crochet hooks, tools and accessories. Product reviews.

Crocheting - Other Languages

Links to sites and book for learning to crochet in French, Spanish and German.

Afghan Stitch (Tunisian Stitch)

The afghan stitch - tunisian stitch is also known as the tricot crochet, hook knitting and railroad knitting. In working the afghan stitch you put loops on a hook and then remove the loops for the hook.

Broomstick Lace

As the name implies, originally the handle of a broom was used to make broomstick lace. A combination of large loops are worked over a large knitting needle, dowel or broomstick lace pin. This lacework is popular for afghans and shawls. Broomstick lace is also. . .(more)


Cro-hooking is a variation of Tunisian crochet and afghan stitch crochet. Cro-hooking creates a beautiful reversible item that looks as if it was knitted.

Cro-Tat (Crochet Tatting)

This is a description of both tatting in general with an emphasis on cro-tatting.

Filet Crochet

Filet crochet technique is a net or lace of square mesh made from rows of double crochet with some of the mesh empty and some filled. Simply filet crochet is two types of meshes or squares: filled and open. With filet crochet you only need to know the chain. . .(more)

Granny Squares

All about granny squares. Learn how to make granny squares. Learn how to join granny squares. Lot of ideas and projects for granny squares.

Hairpin Lace

This delicate lace is made placing loops on a hairpin fork and securing them with a crochet stitch. The hairpin lace strips are worked together to form the finished product commonly used in afghans, shawls and babywear.

Shows & Events

Crochet Shows, Festivals and Events

One of the biggest reasons for heading to a crochet event is it is a great place for crocheters to get inspiration. Crochet and knitting events can be found everywhere and every month.  Some events. . .(more)

Tapestry Crochet

What is tapestry crochet? This type of crochet uses two or more yarns to create a colorful fabric.

Yarns and Threads

All about crocheting yarns and crocheting threads - color charts, how to dye yarn, conversion charts, about yarn labels and more.

Yo-Yo Crochet

What is a crochet yo-yo?

The crochet yo-yo is a crochet motif. Typically, it is a small crochet circle that is made by crocheting just one or two rounds of stitches.  The yo-yo circle motifs are stitched together into a project.

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Explore this wide range of free crochet patterns. Needlepointers has produced our own crochet patterns and searched and collected links to freely available crochet patterns online.  You will find projects for all skill levels from beginner to advanced. 

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Free Catalogs for Crocheter

Do you still like to thumb through catalogs to shop for knitting and crochet supplies such as yarn, kits, notions and patterns?  Or to get inspiration for creating a unique knitting or crochet project?

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Favorite Crochet Sites

Here is a list of our favorite websites and blogs that are all things crochet. These are sites that we love and would personally recommend to our visitors. So take a look at some of our favorite places...we're sure you'll like them too!

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